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Collapsible Group - new Google Sites

Add collapsible and expandable groups  of text boxes and images to a new Google Site

Related articles: Text; Text in Columns; Images; Vertically Group Tiles; Insert Spacer    |  tag:text    |  tag:images


Add collapsible groups to a site


Frequently Asked Questions about Collapsible Text and examples

Can I add images to a collapsible group?

Yes: collapsible groups allows multiple text boxes and images to collapse into the first item of the vertical group.  The first item of the vertical group can be either an image or a text box.

Can I link to headings in collapsibles?

You can link to the always visible upper header text box but Table of Contents links and copied header links to titles, headings and subheadings in the collapsed text do not work and do not expand the collapsed portion. 

What should I use collapsible text for?

Collapsible text is great for adding content to a page that does need to be displayed all of the time, e.g. questions and answers or information you can display more text for if someone needs to see extra info

Can I resize the width  and height of collapsible groups?

You can alter the width of collapsible group by clicking and dragging the left or right grab handle (blue dot), the height is automatically set by the amount of content you have entered and vertically grouped.

How do I add collapsible groups to a Google Sites page?

Use the Collapsible text option from the Insert panel

What are the limits for collapsible groups?

Google has not documented any limits on the size of a collapsible group or the number you can add to a page.


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