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I've hunted around the interwebs for just this solution, and HIGHLY recommend using Markdown Here. It is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox and Safari that lets one toggle back-and-forth between Markdown and HTML. It's original use-case is for in composing e-mail, but it "works great" in Google Sites. Also, it supports TeX math formula, which for ...


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Short answer There isn't a global setting for comments in Google Sites, so the comments should be disabled page by page. Extended answer You could disable the comments option page by page manually. Unfortunately looks that there isn't a method to do this automatically by using Google Apps Script. To avoid this problem in the future, create a page ...


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In the section 'Sites Outside of Google Apps': in the more actions --> manage site section Web Address tab (need ability to modify DNS CNAME info for your domain) Update DNS records Here's a video too.


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The following code retrieves the users, present within the Google Apps Domain: function doGet() { var app = UiApp.createApplication(); var users = UserManager.getAllUsers(); var flexTable = app.createFlexTable().setBorderWidth(1); for (var i=0, len=users.length; i<len; i++) { var user = users[i]; flexTable.setWidget(parseInt(i), 0, ...


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You have to deactivate the checkbox "This site contains mature content only suitable for adults" on your sites preferences, see the screen capture (in french, but you should easily find the option in your langage) :


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You cannot add JavaScript directly to your Google Sites page. You can, however add a Google Gadget that has JavaScript in it. You can try the Google Gadget Builder. You may not get the result that you want, however, since your JavaScript is not valid. For example, your statements with (x)html elements will cause the JS engine to error. var <strong ...


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Weebly is awesome. It has a wonderfully intuitive website creator. I don't know if they have kept adding features at the same pace they did a year ago, but their applications is quite well-rounded and they have a lot of templates to choose from (+ the editor). Hope this helps!


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Actually, I found the answer myself. One can use it as a Public Wiki by using this trick. Create a Google Group so anyone can join: http://groups.google.com/groups/create?lnk=gcphp Invite the Group to your Site as a collaborator using its email address, e.g. MyGroup@googlegroups.com Put a link to your Google Group on your Site, preferably on your ...


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There is an official tool by the google liberation front to import and export google sites: From the website: "The downloaded site will not be styled and will not include the chrome and is completely unstyled, but will contain all of the content included in the site." http://web.archive.org/web/20130806050134/http://www.dataliberation.org/google/sites ...


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You can't do that directly. Per the article Upload existing web pages: You can't however upload web pages as individual HTML files.


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robots.txt of Google Sites is not user-editable. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/sites/E4lCgoEv6yw Instead, you can use Google Search Console (a.k.a. Webmaster Tools) to remove your site from Google results. For more information see "How to remove your website or web page from Google". The tool's layout has since changed, but once you log in ...


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Try intitle: operator. The query intitle:term restricts results to documents containing term in the title. For instance, [ flu shot intitle:help ] will return documents that mention the word “help” in their titles, and mention the words “flu” and “shot” anywhere in the document (title or not). Note: There must be no space between the ...


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Google Sites automatically adds rel="nofollow" to all external links. There is no way to override or remove this - Google Support Post. Internal links (links to pages within your own site) are no affected by this - you can add rel="me" to internal links and it won't be stripped out / replaced.


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While I'm impressed that your organization would rather use Markdown than a WYSIWYG editor, I'm afraid that Google sites does not currently support Markdown syntax. You could write the text in Markdown locally using an editor like Textmate, and use a bundle or a script to convert that to HTML, and then paste the HTML into your site (Google Sites will let ...


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https://developers.google.com/google-apps/sites/docs/1.0/developers_guide_protocol#CreatingContent If you set up an Oath account, you can use the Google Sites API to automatically upload hundreds of web pages. https://developers.google.com/gdata/articles/using_cURL http://code.google.com/p/gdata-python-client/source/browse/samples/sites/sites_example.py ...


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The problem is due to the new security rules adopted in Chrome 21. URLs in the source code must use HTTPS instead of HTTP, as stated here.


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If you're the site owner, then you're able to check if the footer can show the sign-in option. Go to the site and press the key combination g then m or choose from the more pull-down menu of the Manage site option. Then select site layout: Followed by system footer: If the sign-in option is ticked, then it will not show:


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In HTML, the characters < and > are special (so are quotation marks in certain places). If you want these characters to appear, you'll need to encode them (as &lt; and &gt; respectively). The ampersand is used for encoding, and it follows that the ampersand is also a special character. If you want an actual ampersand to appear, you need to ...


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You can have it open in the same page by unchecking the box labeled "Open this link in a new window: https://sites.google.com/site/siteshelphowtos/google-sites-instructions/images/imagesaslinks


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The Picasa Album embed is very old and not development is happening on the Picasa side anymore. Eventually Google Photos might roll out a album embed but they have announced no such plans. In the meantime I would recommend looking at the community built Picasa album web component. You can see an example of your album which you would obviously want to host ...


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One other option with Sites itself: Create a new page of type "Announcements." While a bit "bloggish" I think it could work as forum too. Each of your forum posts would be an announcement post. Clicking through to each post gives the option to add comments. Not glorious, but it does keep it all in Sites. :-)


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Not sure you can, but here are two possible hacks: Compression - Use an archiving program like Winzip to condense all your files into one folder on your hard drive and then upload. No need to upload files one at a time in this way. Open several tabs on your browser and upload each separately.


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Do you need it to be inline (display on in a page along with other content), or is it okay to be on a separate page? I would suggest saving your resume as a PDF (note, this is good practice in general) and ensuring that it looks good in Google's PDF previewer. You can then attach it to any page in Google sites and reference it by URL. If you need it to be ...


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Wow, no answer here in so long! In order to make a tab show up in the navigation menu of your Sites pages, you will need to add it manually. Creating a new page doesn't add it to the navigation automatically. Go to: More > Edit Site Layout > Click the navigation menu > Add Page You can then select the page you want and it should show up in your navigation ...


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Note: Apparently the Domain Service "...was deprecated on May 15, 2014, and will be turned off on November 20, 2014. To manage your domain, use the Admin SDK Directory and Admin SDK Reports advanced services instead. See the guide to migrating from Domain service." per the documentation page for the UserManager Class.


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You can place a URL Redirector gadget on the page and configure it to redirect to the other page. Edit the page, click Insert. Scroll down to More… Type URL Redirector in the search box to find it. Insert it in your page and configure it.


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After the suggestive comment from Vidar S. Ramdal, I decided to practically test whether different versions of the same file count towards total storage. There can be three scenarios for this, Only the latest version counts towards storage. Total size of all the versions counts towards storage. Difference of various versions counts towards storage. I ...


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My first attempt to Google on this topic yielded in a first hit: search result LATEX Google Sites. On the following two websites, it is explained how to show the LATEX on Google Sites: Use LaTeX on Google Site Google's LaTeX See snapshot of last reference:


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One solution using UrlFetchApp: function GetHtmlFooter() { var url = 'https://sites.google.com/a/test.net/'; var content = UrlFetchApp.fetch(url).getContentText("UTF-8"); var footer = content.match('<div class="sites-subfooter-content"><div dir="ltr">(.*)</div></div></div>')[1]; return footer; }


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if it's all in folders you're going to have to go with ftp hosting from GoDaddy then up the site and either edit code or upload all future changes. If you are using Dreamweaver this method is pretty easy If you want to migrate your old non-Google Sites site to Google Sites you have to manually build each page. after it's built you can 'back it up' in 2 ...



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