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Google Sites: Adding Text
Text is added to a page with a text box. Text boxes can be inserted into a page body as well as the Header.
To insert text a text box, navigate to the Insert tab to the right and click the “Text box” element. A text box will appear with formatting options in an editing toolbar above it.
To change the text size, click the drop-down to the left side of the editing toolbar. Size options include: Title, Heading, Subheading, Small, and Normal Text (default setting). Use these sizes to divide and organize page content.
To add a link, such as to a different website:
- Copy the URL from the desired site to be linked.
- Navigate to the Insert tab to insert a text box, or edit an existing one.
- Click the link icon, which looks like a chain link, from the editing toolbar above the text box. A pop-up will appear.
- Paste the URL in the "Link" field.
- Type the desired link text into the "Text" field.
- Click "Apply."
- Site Pages: to link to a different page within the Google site, select a page from the pop-up that appears in in the “Link” field.
- Google Drive file: type a search term into the "Link" field. See Google Sites: Using Files from Google Drive for more details.
- Editing a link: click the link and then click the pencil icon.
- Deleting a link: click the link and then click the trashcan icon.
- Be clear and concise
- Be consistent with punctuation
- Google Sites: Information
- Google Sites: Creating a Site
- Google Sites: Interface Overview
- Google Sites: Creating Pages
- Google Sites: Adjusting Site Navigation
- Google Sites: Adding Text
- Google Sites: Inserting Images
- Google Sites: Using Files from Google Drive
- Google Sites: Inserting Embed Codes (YouTube videos, etc)
- Google Sites: Themes, Colors & Fonts
- Google Sites: Applying a Layout
- Google Sites: Editing the Header
- Google Sites: Page & Color Customization
- Google Sites: Publishing a Site
- Google Sites: Site Sharing & Visitor Access