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How to create minor headings in google site?

I am unable to create a subheading under another subheading which is a minor heading. I tried indenting. But, that doesn't create minor heading in google sites. I am only able to create sub heading. I ...
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Google Sites: How to create Blog-like sites [closed]

I'd like to create an internal sites for my company, in which we can post articles that can be tagged in multiple categories of tagging. For example, we have two categories "Country" and "Topics". ...
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Restoring after Google New Sites shows my site empty in edit mode

Suddenly while editing the single page of my Google New Sites site, the content has disappeared. The edit window is emty. The published site is fine. I've tried reentering Google Sites - no change. I'...
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Where is the 'custom URLS' options in the 'more/3 dot' tab in top right?

I am trying to have my domain that I purchased ("example.com") and I was following the steps off this youtube video . Where the person has to use the custom URL option after clicking the 'more/3 dots' ...
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Google sites: How to edit the title tag of a page

I created a site in the new Google site with just one page. I'd like to change the title tag so it s name is correctly displayed in search engines. The title of my page is "home" Is it possible?
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Old links for sites that are being mapped into a subdomain

I am going have a subdomain in the url of my google sites so it is info.example.com instead of sites.google.com/example.com/example. My question is will the old links to this site that I have sent ...
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How to publish a PDF file stored in Google Drive on a Google Sites?

I published a Google Sites webpage for anybody to access it with links to PDF files (presentations for my classes). Unfortunately, anybody who tries to download the PDF files needs special permission ...
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How to embed a Github Repo Insight page to a new Google Site?

I have a private "new google site" where I would like to have an overview of several metrics. One of them is the number of open PRs on a private repository in Github. I can insert an embed github ...
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Can we use Google Drive to embed Mathematica CDF demonstrations in the new Google Sites?

I am concerned here with the exact premise of the following question on Mathematica Stack Exchange: How to embed a Mathematica demonstration in Google sites The very-helpful top-voted answer already ...
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How do I get the non-mobile version of a Google site?

When I view my "new" google site on a desktop, I can see the content fill the entire page. When I view the same site on mobile, the layout is distorted and what used to be rows become columns. How ...
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Classic Google Sites page throws error on the web browser console

I just noticed that it’s not even my code that causes the error — classic Google Sites page on load is throwing that error. I tried in incognito mode and I still get an error on any page load. I am ...
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How to pass a parameter allow= “geolocation” when embedding Google Apps Script in a Google site?

The target is to embed a Google Apps Script gadget into my Google site. The function of this script is to show a google map, determin the location of the client and center the map to the found ...
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dupm_fake_answer_id in URL of question on Google sites?

Does anyone have any idea why this item might have been found in my search history? I'm fairly certain I never visited this url, which also no longer works. After clicking it and getting a not found ...
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Google site, add common Google Apps script project to be called by other projects

I have created a Google site, in manage site there is option to add Google apps script and I can add multiple Google Apps Script projects that can be embedded in Google Site. Please see below ...
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Which non-google email domains can edit google sites as admins?

I set up a google sites site. I added some people to administrate it. I notice that one guy whose email address is his own domain like tim@blob.com it lets me add his email address. Another ...
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Is there a way to send a blog post to my Google sites from an email?

I use WordPress for my personal blog and website and I would like to use all Google products. I really like posting to my WordPress blog via email. is there a way to do this with Google sites? Thank ...
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A Tagging System for FAQ Google Sites

I'm creating a FAQ for our department, and my first thought was to display it on a Google Sites page. I was also asked to be able to assign tags to each question, so that when I click a button or link ...
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How to create a new Google Sites under a secondary domain in the same G Suite account?

The new version of Google Sites allows to create a new site (eg: MySite) with a URL like so: https://sites.google.com/example.com/mysite while the old version (Classic Sites) would generate the site ...
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Can I make in-site search results on “New Google Sites” honor the web address mapping?

I am hosting a site using the New Google Sites, which has recently added a search functionality. I use web address mapping, so instead of https://sites.google.com/domain/site/page, I can direct my ...
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How can I have a page on Google Sites redirect to a file in Google Drive?

Suppose I have a Google Sites such as https://sites.google.com/site/mysite/. I want to create a URL associated with the site (say https://sites.google.com/site/mysite/gdrivedoc) that takes anybody who ...
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How to avoid the menu button showing up in place of the horizontal navigation bar on the Google Site mobile version?

When I open my Google site on my phone, it replaces the horizontal navigation bar with a menu button. When I click on the menu button, it does show the horizontal navigation bar. The problem is the ...
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How do I find out who in my organization created a “New” Google Site?

My company uses G Suite (a.k.a Google Apps for Business), and we have a number of Google Sites set up. Lately (as of Jan 2017), Google has released a new version of Google Sites, but sites created ...
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Move Google Sites website to GitHub pages

I am trying to move all of my site from Google Sites to GitHub Pages. Is there a way to let me do that?
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What is the maximum number of pages allowed on a Google Site?

From Google Site Help - Storage and file limits: Designing a site with thousands of pages and attachments can slow the site and create a poor user experience. By thousands, do they mean 1000 or ...
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Avoid displaying the date and time when a file was uploaded to Google Sites

When I upload a file or attachment to a Google Site page, the site displays the date and time it was uploaded. How to prevent this, and display only the name of the file?
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How do I disable comments globally on a Google Site?

In Google Sites, I can disable comments for a page by clicking Settings, Page Settings, and unchecking "Allow comments". How do I uncheck this option for all pages at once, i.e. disable comments ...
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Transfer Google Drive site to Google Sites

Can I get my Google Drive site switched over to Google Sites with it being the same? Can I directly code in Google Sites? If so, how?
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How to retrieve the HTML content of a Google Sites footer with a Google Apps Script?

I cannot find in documentation an equivalent to getSummary() or getTitle() to retrieve the HTML content of a Google Sites footer (the custom footer editable through Edit site layout > Custom Footer)...
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Photo slideshow in Google Sites that works without Flash?

Just inserted a Google+ photo album on a web page built with Google Sites, then realized that it requires Flash! This means it doesn't display on my tablet, for example. Without requiring Flash, Is ...
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Stop searching google sites

Is there a way to stop google and other search engines searching my Google Sites website? Is there any robots.txt?
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How do I localize content in Google Sites?

I'm trying to put together a simple public website and business email account for a family member and I'd like to use Gmail for Work (with his own domain, I've done that for several other family ...
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Migrate web site from Google Drive to Google Sites

I have a web site that is totally functional on Google Drive. Unfortunately, the company for which I work is starting to block Google Drive for security reasons. Is there a way I could move my site ...
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Can a hyperlink close the previous window in Google Sites?

I want to use hyper-linked images for navigation between Google Sites pages. Right now the hyperlink creates a new tab when opened. Is there a way for the hyperlink to 'replace' the current page - ...
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Reduce/remove spacing after header on Google Sites

I have a problem with spacing between header on my Google Site. There is a lot of space after the subheadings. This makes the heading "detached" form the text, and makes it harder to scan and read. ...
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Search and replace within Google Site

How do I search and replace HTML code on all pages of a Google Sites website? I have many pages. Specifically, I want to insert the new Google Analytics Universal code and delete the old code on all ...
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Redirect loop on Google Site after setting access permissions

I have a website built with Google Sites and set the permissions so that only specific people can have access. Every time users visits the site, they will need to sign their respective Gmail accounts. ...
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How to order subpages in Google Sites?

I have a section in my Google site that consists of a main page (part of the top navigation) and several subpages. On the main page I want to show a list of the subpages using the "list of subpages" ...
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Google Sites URL termination?

I made a Google Site on the wrong Google Account, so I deleted the site and permanently deleted it the deleted sites folder. I switched to another account and tried to create the site al over, but it ...
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Google Docs links don't work when embedded in Google Site as iframe

I'm attempting to embed the "published to web" version of a Google doc as an iFrame inside a Google Sites page. My goal is for it to be "seamless" (i.e., the site's page viewer doesn't even know the ...
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Freeze first row of Google spreadsheet when displayed in Google site

When a Google spreadsheet is displayed in a Google site window, the complete table being displayed moves when the displayed window is scrolled. The top row containing headers moves out of view. This ...
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Drive document doesn't display on Google Site

When I try to insert a Google Drive document other viewers can't see it. For example when I log out (or ask a friend to look at it) all I can see is an empty space where the document is supposed to ...
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What are Google Sites Shared with me and where to view them?

I've recently checked my Google Account details on the Google Dashboard site. The paragraph "Sites" told me that I have one Site and over 700 thousand sites "shared with me" What are those "Shared ...
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500 error with Google admin sdk

I'm using the Admin SDK with Google Apps Script to create a directory of user's names and emails on a Google Site. The code seems to work fine because when I view the logs I see the results. [14-02-...
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Putting my company directory into Google Sites with pictures

I'm using this code to pull the name and emails of my users into an intranet page on Google Sites. I was just wondering, is there some code that I can add to this so I can retrieve pictures? I would ...
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Custom domain under SSL with Google Sites?

Is there a way to have a Google Sites hosted as say, sites.example.com/foo rather than sites.google.com/a/example.com/foo while supporting HTTPS? It seems to me that only HTTP redirect and no SSL ...
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How to add microdata in website created using Google Sites

Website freely created in Google Sites is not allowing me to add microdata in it. In HTML editor view, I edited and added itemscope, itemtype and itemprop. But once I saved and opened again the HTML ...
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How can I get a list of all Google Sites shared with me?

Over at https://sites.google.com/, there are tabs for "My Sites" and "Deleted Sites", but I can't seem to find a way to list all sites to which I have access (those created by others). Google Drive ...
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How do I upload a complete site to Google Sites?

How can I upload all files and pages I have locally up to Google Sites? Right now I can use templates as per my own wish to add folders, sidebars, footers to annotate the site. I am not talking about ...
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Linking to a specific spot on a page in Google Sites

I am looking to link a button to a specific line on a page. Is this possible using Google Sites?
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How to export Google Sites (entire site) to Blogger?

Recently I have made a site in Google Sites using a theme. But now I want to make a site as like as it is in Google Blogger. Is it possible?