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MANAGING PERMISSIONS PER PAGE By managing permissions per page you can decide which users can see which pages. This is important when making an inward looking (what members of your department can see) and an outward looking (what anyone at Goshen Coll...
ADD PAGE TO GOOGLE SITES You can add different kinds of pages to your site like a start page, announcement page, or a standard Web page. * Sign in to sites.google.com [1]. * Go to your site's URL at https://sites.google.com/site/______/. If you ...
CREATING A WEBSITE ON GOOGLE SITES Google Sites can be used for intradepartmental sites to put up policy or documentation for the department to use. * Open Google Chrome * SIGN IN to your GC google account at sites.google.com [1]. * Click the...
HORIZONTAL NAVIGATION Horizontal navigation adds custom links to certain pages on your site. The other option is to use a sidebar to help users navigate your site. * press settings cogwheel in top right hand corner * select SITE LAYOUT under the...
INSERTING CONTENT INTO SITES To insert content directly into your site, follow these instructions: * Press the edit button in the top right hand corner * To add text simply click on the white space of the web page and begin typing. * To add i...
You can link to files on your site and to different areas of your site so visitors can more easily navigate your content. * Link to files within your site [1] * Link to text within your site [2] LINK TO FILES WITHIN YOUR SITE * Navigate to th...
MANAGE YOUR SITE'S SETTINGS ON GOOGLE SITES You can change your site's name, web address, site theme or template, and manage permissions of who can view and edit your site. * Sign in to sites.google.com [1]. * Go to your site's URL at https://si...
PAGE NAVIGATION Google Sites gives you four ways to allow users how to navigate a site, this includes: Horizontal navigation, sidebar, table of contents, and site map. This will allow users to follow hyperlinks instead of forcing them to remember the ...
PAGE TEMPLATES There are five formats to choose from when making a new page. WEBSITE: Large text field, can be split into columns. Basic layout that will work for most uses, such as text, displaying google documents, A front page with table of con...
REMOVING COMMENTS SECTION By default there is a comments, upload attachments, and links ot sub-pages section at the bottom of the webpage template. To remove this feature follow these instructions. * Navigate to the page you wish to edit * Press...
SITE VIEWING AND EDITING PERMISSIONS You can allow everyone or only specific people to your site. Here's how: * Open Google Chrome * Sign in to sites.google.com [1]. * Go to your site at https://sites.google.com/site/______/. * Click the sh...
SIDEBAR The sidebar appears on the left side of the webpage and takes up a small amount of space. It can show the entire site, just the top level of pages, or selected pages. The other option is a horizontal navigation bar at the top of the pages. ...
SITE MAP The site map may be added to the horizontal navigation bar or sidebar. This feature shows the entire site and cannot be edited. * press settings cogwheel in top right hand corner * select SITE LAYOUT under the site actions category *...
TABLE OF CONTENTS The table of contents can be inserted into a main page. It will either display all pages, or all subpages of a particular page. Unlike sidebar or horizontal bar it takes up space in the webpage itself. * Press the edit button ...
WEBPAGE COLUMNS You may create a page with 1, 2, or 3 columns with optional headers and footers. This will allow you to format your page layout to a degree. * Enter edit mode by pressing the edit. * Click layout from the menu bar * Select th...