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Version History - new Google Sites

Revert to previous versions, restore deleted content or view who made changes to a new Google Site

Related articles: Restore a Page Version | tag:versioning

Instructions

View version history of a Google Site

  1. Use the three-dot More menu and choose Version history.

  2. The right-hand panel will list the Version history of what changed, and by who, on the site and the left will show how the site looked at that version.

The Version history option of the three-dot more menu in new Google Sites

Revert to a previous version of a new Site

  1. Open the version history (see View version history above).

  2. Scroll through the list of versions of your site and find the version of the site you want to restore and revert to.

  3. Above the site preview on the left use the Restore this version button and the site will restore that version of the site.

  4. Version history retains all the revisions of the site after the version you restored to, so you you do not lose those changes and versions and can revert back to those at any point in time.

Restore deleted content of a Google Site

  1. Open the version history (see View version history above).

  2. Find the version of your site that contains the deleted content you want to restore.

  3. Use the three-dot button next to the version name/date on the right.

  4. Use the Mahe a copy option to make a copy of the site as it was at that point in time.

  5. You can then copy the deleted content from the version copy to the original site.

Name a version of a new Google Site

  1. Open the version history (see View version history above).

  2. Pick the version of the site you want to name.

  3. Either double-click the date or use the three-dot button and choose Name this version and enter the name you want for that site version.

Notes

  • If you want to restore deleted content but you have created other content you also want to keep then you may need to restore the version that provides the deleted content, Copy the site, and then use the copied site to copy and paste the content from the copied site to the add it back to the original site.

  • If you want to restore a single page than the enitre site see: Restore a Page Version.

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