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Custom domain under SSL with Google Sites?

You can now publish your Google Site at a custom URL, with SSL, and it even works without a redirect. Publish your Google Site and make it visible to the public (under Share options, set it to '...
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How do I disable comments globally on a Google Site?

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. ...
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How can I have a page on Google Sites redirect to a file in Google Drive?

At this time Google Sites app doesn't include a way to set URL redirection. It's worth to note that JavaScript could not be used for URL redirection as it only could be added by using the HTML Box ...
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Stop searching google sites

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 ...
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Can a hyperlink close the previous window in Google Sites?

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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Photo slideshow in Google Sites that works without Flash?

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 ...
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Is it possible to pull my Company directory into Google sites intranet?

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 ...
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How can I get LaTeX with MathJax to show up in Google Sites?

Google sites seems to be displaying typeset math from Jupyter notebook saved as html now (March 22, 2020): I saved a Jupyter notebook as html today. I opened my Google sites in New mode (not classic ...
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How to publish a PDF file stored in Google Drive on a Google Sites?

go to your Drive - https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive locate that PDF file right-click it and select Share click on Advanced click on Change... select one of the On - ... options under Access: ...
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Drive document doesn't display on Google Site

Make sure the visibility setting is set to 'public on the web'. As mentioned above, you find this in the File->Share menu item.
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How to retrieve the HTML content of a Google Sites footer with a Google Apps Script?

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....
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How do I set up redirects from an old page URL to a new page URL in Google Sites?

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. ...
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How do I find out who in my organization created a "New" Google Site?

When a New Site is generated, a file is created and stored in the user's Drive account. Unfortunately, New Site creations are not logged in the Drive audit report. Your Admin may be able to search ...
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How can I move a Google Sites website to GitHub pages?

You can use a web crawler/scraper like HTTrack or wget to download your entire website as a folder of HTML, CSS, image, and other files. Once you've got your website downloaded, you can commit and ...
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What is the maximum number of pages allowed on a Google Site?

What is the maximum number of pages allowed on a Google Site? From the Google Help document you reference, it states: Pages per site: No set limit (see note below) By thousands, do they mean ...
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Custom URL for Google sites says www is already taken

Find what service is currently using www Connect to ghs.googlehosted.com using your domain name. There are several options, choose one of them. Configure your DNS for the www with CNAME to ghs....
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How to display the WHOLE CONTENTS of a Google Doc on a Google Sites webpage?

To make the documents available through your Google Site so that they open in full-page view, insert in a list of links to those documents, like this: Click Insert > Text box. Click the Numbered ...
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Which non-google email domains can edit google sites as admins?

When creating a Google account, one can use a non-google email address. If a person's non-google domain email address could be added to administrate a google sites site, it was because they created ...
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How to create a new Google Sites under a secondary domain in the same G Suite account?

To rephrase the OP's question: With the "classic" Google Sites, you can create a site under my_domain_1.com With the "classic" Google Sites, you can create a site under my_domain_2.com With the "new" ...
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Can I make in-site search results on "New Google Sites" honor the web address mapping?

This has finally been fixed: Site search results - if you use a custom URL, a mapped web address from your domain, the site search results now give the domain URL rather than the sites.google....
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Can I make in-site search results on "New Google Sites" honor the web address mapping?

The New Google Sites have made a long way since it was launched in November 2016, but is still very limited in terms of embedding and frames. The Classic Google Sites allows you to use window....
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What is the maximum number of pages allowed on a Google Site?

Google Sites (new): Up to 200,000 characters per page, 10,000 images per site, and up to 1,000 pages (max 10 million characters).
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Transfer Google Drive site to Google Sites

A web site hosted in a web site hosting service can't be transferred directly to Google Sites as it's not a "regular" web site hosting service ( host html, image, css, javascript, etc. files), but you ...
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Stop searching google sites

In the New Google Sites, you can do that: Opt your site out of search engines Important: This is a request and doesn’t guarantee that your site won’t show up in public search engines. ...
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How do I localize content in Google Sites?

Google Sites doesn't include a built in function to help to create and maintain sites with multiple localization. The only related built-in feature is for setting the site language, but it only is ...
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Migrate web site from Google Drive to Google Sites

In Google sites it's not possible to upload your own HTML or view any of the FTP tree the only way to edit/create pages is through the built in editor . But there are many alternatives out there. I'd ...
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How to order subpages in Google Sites?

Google Sites doesn't include a feature to set a page order that is site wide. The order is set on each component, if this is available. The list page gadget doesn't include a way to set a custom ...
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How to order subpages in Google Sites?

I don't know the ordering sequence for Google Sites but the basic principle I would suggest is to build in a lot of 'redundancy' from the start, but for convenience in a compact form. Say you have ...
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Google Sites URL termination?

To be able to reuse a site URL, the original site should be deleted permanently first. To make that this be applied to all the Google Servers could take a while, so wait few hours, better, one or two ...
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