Google Sites: Updating Site Layouts & Customizing Navigation

You can give your pages structure by changing the layout & customizing navigation To accomplish this follow the steps below:

Updating Site LayoutScreen Shot 2016-03-04 at 11.38.02 AM

  1. In the top right corner of the page, click on the Gear Flower and under Site Actions select Edit Site Layout
  2. To enable/disable headers, footers, sidebars or horizontal navigation, click an option in the toolbar. Click it again to remove the object.
  3. Sidebar Options:
    • To add an item  to your sidebar (navigation,text, etc) click on the plus sign under sidebar
    • To edit an item in your sidebar click on the pencil under sidebar
    • To change individual objects on your site (headers, footers, etc.) hover over that part of your site. Editable areas are highlighted in blue. To make a change to a highlighted object, click it.Screen Shot 2016-03-04 at 11.37.35 AM

      • Header—add a custom logo or change its height & alignment
      • Horizontal navigation—Change your navigation bar’s style & select the pages of your site you want to display there.
  4. Once you’re finished changing an object, click OK. When you’re finished making all your changes, click Close

Customizing NavigationAfter you’ve added navigation bars, you can add links or change the order that your links appear.

  1. Screen Shot 2016-03-04 at 11.37.13 AMIn the top right corner of the page, click on the Gear Flower and under Site Actions select Edit Site Layout
  2. In the top toolbar, click Horizontal navigation.
  3. In the Configure navigation window, you can configure any of these options.
    • To rearrange the page order, use the arrows
    • To add linked pages, click Add page
    • To make a linked page a subpage in a sidebar or a drop-down list in a horizontal navigation bar, indent the link.
  4. Click OK and click Close

 

 

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