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Google Sites: Interface Overview

New Google Sites, 2021. Be aware that different versions of Google Sites will vary in appearance and functionality. Access Google Sites at sites.google.com.




1. Site Title: Rename the site at any time. The site title box within the Header is the text that will be displayed on the site.

2. Undo/Redo: Undo/redo recent changes.

3. Preview: Click to preview how the site will look once published.

4. Link: Click to view and copy the website’s address (only available after the site is published).

5. Editors: Add other people as editors here. Editors will be able to make changes to the site.

6. Settings: Set site preferences such as navigation display options, site icons, and tracking.

7. More: Access site analytics, send Feedback, get help, and take a tour here.

8. Navigation: The navigation bar for the site. This can be placed at the top or side. A newly-created site only has one page, and therefore will not have a navigation bar immediately. After pages are added, the bar will appear and can then be edited.

9. Header: The header contains a background image and page text. This area can be resized to expand an entire page, a large portion of the page, or just the top of a page.

10. Body: The main content area of the site. Add text, images, etc. here. The body is made up of Sections. Every time an element (text, images, etc.) is added to the body, a new Section is created. Newly created sites don’t have any Sections. 

11. Panel (3 tabs):
  • Insert: Use this panel to insert various elements into the body of the site (images, text, Google docs, etc).
  • Pages: Create and access pages here.
  • Themes: Select themes and style options.



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KeywordsGoogle Sites, Google Apps, workshop, Nursing, portfolio, website, interface, guide, web, site   Doc ID85321
OwnerJanelle B.GroupPacific Lutheran Univ
Created2018-08-28 13:43:02Updated2023-08-04 15:28:19
SitesPacific Lutheran University
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