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Google Sites: Information

New Google Sites, 2019. Be aware that different versions of Google Sites will vary in appearance and functionality. Access Google Sites at sites.google.com. Full Guide: View/Download This software is supported by Instructional Technologies.


Description: Free website builder
Usage: Create basic websites and portfolios
Available locations: Any web browser
Access: Free with PLU ePass at sites.google.com
Help: (253) 535-7525, itech@plu.edu, or visit the Help Desk in Mortvedt Library
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The new version of Google Sites is a free, user-friendly website creator that doesn’t require advanced web design skills to use. Google Sites is a great resource for building professional portfolios.

New Features & Changes from Classic Google Sites

Listed below are a few major differences between Classic and New Google Sites:
  • Sharing: Sites can be shared for collaboration.
  • Saving: In Classic, changes needed to be saved manually with the SAVE button. In New, changes are saved automatically.
  • Publishing: Classic sites were always live sites, in which saved changes would be automatically reflected. New Sites need to be published in order for other users to access them.
  • The Readability Adjustment: This feature was added in New Sites to aid in readability and applies to background images.
  • Mobile Compatibility: built-in mobile compatibility allows creators to preview the way their site will look on mobile devices.

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Owner:Misty B.Group:Pacific Lutheran University
Created:2018-08-24 14:38 PDTUpdated:2019-06-21 13:19 PDT
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