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Responsive Design - new Google Sites

How to get the best out of Google Sites' Responsive Design tools


Capabilities | Google Sites Responsive Design

  • Intelligent image resizing

  • Dynamic font size

  • Content linearization

  • YouTube Video and Google Slides Aspect Ratio retained

  • Full screen view for YouTube videos and Google Slides

  • Slide-out drawer navigation on mobile devices

Considerations | Google Sites Responsive Design

  • Editor is narrow due to the Insert/Pages/Themes panel

  • Background image zooming

  • Preview content linearization

  • Experiment and compromise

  • Built-in Preview has a wide desktop minimum width (1327px)

  • Try /preview URL and Chrome’s console device toolbar


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