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Google Sites: Adjusting Site Navigation

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

The Navigation bar can either appear across the top of the Header, or along the left side of the site. The side Navigation bar will only appear in the top-left corner of the Header in editing mode; use Preview to see how the side Navigation bar will appear to visitors. For details on changing the page links in the Navigation bar, see Google Sites: Using Custom Themes

To change the type of Navigation bar (top or side):
  1. Hover over the top of the Header.
  2. Click the gear icon that appears to the left. The Settings window will appear. 
  3. In the Navigation tab, click the Mode drop-down and select an option: Side, or Top.
    changing the navigation
To reorder page links in the Navigation bar, navigate to the Pages tab and click-and-drag pages up or down.

Subpage Navigation

In the Navigation bar, top-level pages that have subpages will display with a drop-down. Subpages are located within the drop-down menus below their top-level pages.

sub menu example

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KeywordsGoogle Sites, Google Apps, workshop, Nursing, portfolio, website, navigation, guide, web, site   Doc ID85323
OwnerJanelle B.GroupPacific Lutheran Univ
Created2018-08-28 15:32:41Updated2023-08-04 16:28:19
SitesPacific Lutheran University
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