When I tried to sign up, due to very high demand Google had stopped providing new accounts. Of course, I felt discouraged because I always like to see Google as the never ending source of information for everyone. Google asked me to submit my email address so that I remain in the queue for Google Page Creator. However, after 5 minutes I again tried and this time to my sheer delight I got the account but again felt disappointed that Google Page Creator does not support my browser (Opera). So, I entered Google Page Creator with Internet Explorer and this time it opened very well.
* A Gmail account is a must
Before doing anything, I visited the help section. I spent 10-15 minutes to read the topics and I was totally satisfied to see that the topics were written in very easy and non Technical English. It provided the necessary information about Google Page Creator. Then I visited Google Page Creator Help Center . It was written in a very easy manner too. The troubleshooting tips are useful too for a new user.
My first page
When I saw my home page Google Page Creator I felt like working an Microsoft Word and MS Frontpage. There are places where I should just click and then type something- It is just as easy as that. No download, no support from any other software. Just type some words and hit the publish button- that’s it. If you are not satisfied with the Layout then you can change it within a minute. There are 4 kinds of layouts and all you need is to just click on one of them. The same goes for the Look too. If you are not satisfied with the Look of your webpage then there are 41 Looks to select. I liked some of them while the others did not appear to be very impressive to me.
My first Picture
There is an option for uploading a picture. You can upload by two ways: you can select an image from your PC’s hard drive or you can give a url of any picture from Internet. Both of them worked pretty fast.
Adding a page
After I finished my home page I wanted to add a new page titled About Me. The process is almost same like working on the first page. After I finished creating the page I really felt that Google has been able to overcome the biggest challenge of allowing everyone to have own website at free of charge.
Will my page be found in Google Search
Yes, it will be because Google has informed in its website that within a few hours of my website being created by Google Page Creator it will crawl and add to its search. When something gets indexed in Google, other search engines wont waste time to index it too.
What next for
Google Page Creator is surely one of the biggest revolutions in ICT sector in recent times. Google Page Creator is a giant step in overcoming the problem of ordinary users to make an online presence without any technical know how. By it Google entered into the web hosting industry and the best thing with Google Page Creator is that any website created here is supposed to be blessed with unlimited amount of bandwidth.
Difference between Blogspot and Google Page Creator
Google’s Blogspot is very popular among everyone and there are thousands of blogs hosted in Blogspot. In Blogspot, a person needs some basic ideas about webpage design and HTML but in Google Page Creator anyone with the ability to browse Internet through Internet Explorer and Firefox will be able to create their own website.
No ads in Google Page Creator
I am not sure about it yet but I did not see any ads of any company including Google after uploading my website. If this continues, then Google will dominate the market of free websites. I have seen many of my students and friends to get annoyed from Tripod and Geocities about advertisements and gradually losing interest about free web hosting altogether. I am sure that Google Page Creator is going to influence the writing industry a lot in the coming days.