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Re: Google+ Custom URL

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:39:13 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPpoNZtL7wuymhP+SguEZ+O9WQ3+xoZDnyxFZFupgq=DjQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I have contacted the G+ Developer Relations team to see if we can make this
happen. Stay tuned.
~Scott



On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 7:18 AM, Jonathan Garbee
<jonathan.garbee@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hm, interesting. Maybe pages are treated differently than people then in
> what they are allowed to do. Let me see if I can find a Google Group for G+
> and post there or see if anyone else has brought it up.
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 4:38 AM, Nic da Costa <njr.dacosta@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Garbee
>>
>> I got the email yesterday morning, and the modal that comes up is the
>> same one if you manage the page and select to accept it.
>>
>> The modal has an option to "change URL" but this changes your existing
>> url ( *the one with all the numbers *) to the pre allocated one. There
>> used to be an option that would allow you to request a new name, but this
>> seems to have been removed.
>>
>> If we could get a contact on the team, that would be rather useful.
>>
>> // Nic
>>
>>
>> On 31 October 2013 10:24, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan.garbee@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I got an email from the Google+ Team saying I was able to get a custom
>>> URL. From clicking the link in the email it brought up a modal that had a
>>> link to let me chose something other than the reserved name. So perhaps
>>> whomever got the email (Doug I'd assume is the original owner) will have
>>> the ability to request a custom URL.
>>>
>>> However, if we already have a custom URL assigned, then we may need to
>>> figure out if there is some way we could get a contact in the G+ Team to
>>> get a manual change.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:07 AM, Nic da Costa <njr.dacosta@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Just logged in to try and change it, it seems that we can not change
>>>> the custom URL that has been preassigned to us. The option of requesting a
>>>> new URL has been removed.
>>>>
>>>> I am busy going through the support page [1] to see if there is any
>>>> mention of how to do this, but it doesn't seem to be.
>>>>
>>>> I will keep digging around but if anyone knows anything about this or
>>>> might be able to help, it would be much appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://support.google.com/plus/answer/2676340?hl=en
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>>
>>>> // Nic
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 31 October 2013 07:44, Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Sounds good to me.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 10:38 PM, Nic da Costa <njr.dacosta@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Awesome, thanks Doug. I do think that would be the better choice.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So can i go ahead and try and get +WebPlatform for our custom URL?
>>>>>> Any objections?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> // Nic
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 30 October 2013 08:06, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hey, Nic–
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 10/30/13 1:48 AM, Nic da Costa wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hey Everyone
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> As most of you may already know, last night Google rolled out some
>>>>>>>> updates to Google+, one of which is Custom URLS for all Accounts.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Which means that our Web Platform page can now get a custom URL for
>>>>>>>> ease
>>>>>>>> of navigation.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The current suggestion based on the page name is +WebPlatformOrg (
>>>>>>>> google.com/+WebplatformOrg <http://google.com/+WebplatformOrg> )
>>>>>>>> but
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> this can be changed.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> What should the URL be? Just +WebPlatform? or +WebPlatformDocs?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Any and all suggestions and thoughts welcome.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I like +WebPlatform.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Regards-
>>>>>>> -Doug
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
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