How to wget files from Google Drive

A long time ago, I had occassion to WGET files from WeTransfer to a server after being sent a large file from a client, and being located somewhere with poor broadband. This happens to us less regularly now, but sometimes you maybe will find yourself in a situation where you want to get a file …

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How to Set Out-of-Office Replies in Google Workspace

At this time of year, at least in the Northern Hemisphere, many companies are beginning to plan holiday breaks and cover. There are lots of tools available within Google’s Google Workspace which can help businesses to manage holiday breaks without interrupting workflow.  One of these is straight forward: out-of-office replies for the email component of …

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Can Gmail Reject Spam?

Sometimes our Google Workspace clients and visitors want to know how to stop spam in its tracks, before it even reaches your spam filter at all. Is it possible to reject spam entirely in Gmail? Well, the answer is, kind of. You have 3 basic options: The options to block spam in Gmail Block senders (described …

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How to make virtual reality videos using Google Workspace

Google Workspace offers the ability to upload and using virtual reality and augmented reality videos through associated Youtube accounts. Youtube has a full tutorial for the requirements and a special way to save the VR video file here: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6316263?hl=en-GB The videos will then show within your normal Youtube channel associated with your Google Workspace account. …

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Gsuite / Gmail attachments cannot contain .js files any more

Recent security updates to Google’s mail services mean that Gmail and Google Workspace accounts are no longer allowed to attach files with the .js extension (this includes zip files which contain .js files). Get Google’s Google Workspace for your Business Here – fully managed or 20% off. This is in addition to the following file …

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Upgrade Your Google Workspace Account to Include Google Hangouts

Silicon Dales has setup the majority of clients with Gmail for Domains, now known as Google Workspace. Basically, this means our clients have world class email systems, but they also have access to a suite of other Google services. Get Google’s Google Workspace for your Business Here – fully managed or 20% off. What services …

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How to edit my business on Google

Have you got a Google Business listing showing up in Maps or in the right hand side of Google searches, and you’re wondering how to make an edit? Maybe your company name, address, phone number, web address, opening hours or some other detail has changed, and now dang it you just can’t remember how you …

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IMAP Settings for Gmail Accounts

Are you looking to connect up to a business Gmail or normal Gmail account via IMAP and wanted to find the settings? Below you’ll find exactly this. Before getting started – allow IMAP for your Gmail account First, you need to allow IMAP for your Gmail account. Without completing this step, the information you collect …

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