Apr 17, 2012

Tip: Making a Google Doc submission form email you the results

In an earlier article we detailed how you can use Google Docs to create a submission form in your website. Step 5 of that article showed how you can be notified whenever a new submission is made; the only trouble with this is that it sends you a notice email that makes you then go back to the Google Docs spreadsheet to view the new submission... not the most user-friendly experience!

The script and instructions below advance the Google Docs submission form functionality so that it automatically emails you (or all of the form editors) the contents of the submission.

Apr 12, 2012

Tip: Adding Facebook, Twitter, and Google+1 share buttons to old/unique templates

A request we tend to see often is people trying to get their Facebook, Twitter, and Google+1 share buttons to show up in old templates, or templates which have been heavily customized. In many of these instances there is simply no good/easy way to add them back in under the person really has coding expertise.