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2022 Articles

New admin updates for Google Meet

The New Admin Updates for Google Meet Management Settings enables admins to control the access for Google Meet features for Chat, Q&A, Polls and Present using the admin console.

Posted 27 Mar 2022, 16:00 by Steegle Team
Affinity Groups over Google Sites Intranet

Groups formed around a shared interest or common goal, to which individuals formally or informally belong to increase collaboration and comradeship.

Posted 23 Mar 2022, 16:00 by Steegle Team

Google now allows non-Gmail users to access the Workspace Essentials Starter with Google Docs, Sheets, Chat etc.

Posted 24 Feb 2022, 13:00 by Steegle Team

Google dark mode will now colour itself to black #000000 to become the most darkest ever. This change will help users to save more battery power on OLED display devices.

Posted 24 Feb 2022, 11:00 by Steegle Team

Google will soon replace the Google Hangout with the Google Chat for all the Google Workspace from March 2022.

Posted 23 Feb 2022, 16:40 by Steegle Team

You can now use the New menu section in the pages menu of new Google Sites that acts as a nested drop down menu for the pages listed under.

Posted 20 Jan 2022, 16:00 by Steegle Team

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2021 Articles

You can restore the page to the earlier version using the new Google Site feature of the version history. Now you can have a greater control on your site using this new version history feature to revert back changes as per your needs.

Posted 18 Nov 2021, 16:00 by Steegle Team

You can restore the page to the earlier version using the new Google Site feature of the version history. Now you can have a greater control on your site using this new version history feature to revert back changes as per your needs.

Posted 15 Sep 2021, 11:00 by Steegle Team

Now you can define you custom template on the new Google Sites in your to use consistency in your site design and structure. Easily predefine the template and use it template while creating a new Google Site.

Posted 30 Jun 2021, 09:00 by Steegle Team

Resize now your chat room sections on your web Gmail. Stay on top of your most recent and relevant chats easily using the left-side navigation panel of your web Gmail.

Posted 22 Jan 2021, 09:00 by Steegle Team

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2020 Articles

Announcement Banner Settings - new Google Sites

Draw attention to important announcements, news, events or new content on your site by adding an Announcement Banner to the top of your site. The Announcement Banner persistently sits above all your content so site visitors cannot miss it.

Posted 23 Apr 2020, 19:00 by Stephen Hind; updated 01 May 2020, 14:45
Unified Settings in new Google Sites

New Google Sites now offers a Settings button and dialogue box so you can easily find the settings for many sites options. See the new Settings in these articles:

Posted 10 Mar 2020, 10:45 by Stephen Hind; updated 08 May 2020, 14:45
Change a page name - new Google Sites

Change the name of a page so it changes in search results and the browser tab.

Posted 13 Jan 2020, 14:00 by Stephen Hind

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2019 Articles

Review changes and publish - new Google Sites

Google has made one of the most useful updates to new Google Sites - see the changes to a site since the last publish. This allows you to see what changes you or other collaborators have made to the site since the last publish, so you can decide if it's the right time to publish or make further changes.

Posted 20 Dec 2019, 13:51 by Stephen Hind
Choose from three button styles - new Google Sites

Choose from three button styles in new Google Sites.

Posted 19 Dec 2019, 17:00 by Stephen Hind
Cloud Search Option and Gadget - new Google Sites

Change the search results on your new Google Site to display results from Cloud Search, hide the search option or add a Cloud Search gadget to your content.

Posted 18 Dec 2019, 17:18 by Stephen Hind
Some users and very few sites now have a basic version history on new Google Sites

Google has started rolling out the Version History feature but VERY SLOWLY. Firstly version history will be added user-by-user for brand new sites you create after it's added to your account, then after that existing sites will get the feature will take until the end of 2020.

Posted 17 Dec 2019, 16:55 by Stephen Hind
Add Captions and control Transition Speed - Image Carousels

Add a Captions and control the Transition Speed of your Image Carousels in new Google Sites - one of many new features Google released recently for new Google Sites.

Posted 10 Dec 2019, 13:26 by Stephen Hind

Give your new Google Site a dynamic feel and extra content on your pages, without making them too long, by allowing your visitors to expand the text content they want to see: great for answering questions.

Posted 26 Nov 2019, 12:44 by Stephen Hind
Improve morale with org chart software

In an ever-changing world of dynamic teams and a constant flow of temporary contractors sometimes you may find it hard to know where you fit in the organisation. Dr Chadha discusses how harnessing technology can give you a clear view of the organizational structure.

Posted 07 Nov 2019, 17:27 by Dr Peter Chadha
Add a Table of Contents and select the titles, heading and subheadings you want to display

Insert a table of contents that links to the headings you choose, through page anchors, to different sections of the page.

Posted 23 Oct 2019, 12:39 by Stephen Hind
Export your new Google Sites to HTML files and Images to view offline on your device or as a regular backup

Export your new Google Sites to HTML files and Images to view offline on your device or as a regular backup.

Posted 29 Aug 2019, 13:47 by Stephen Hind
Show or hide the date and time a page was last updated in new Google Sites.

Show or hide the date and time a page was last updated in new Google Sites.

Posted 19 Aug 2019, 14:02 by Stephen Hind
Cashback from American Express when you buy from the Google Store.

Cashback from American Express when you buy from the Google Store.

Posted 19 Aug 2019, 13:56 by Stephen Hind
Add alt text to your site logo in new Google Sites

You can now add alt text to your site logo in new Google Sites.

Posted 26 Feb 2019, 14:16 by Stephen Hind

2018 Articles

Gets links to a specific heading on a page in new Google Sites

Posted 19 Oct 2018, 16:02 by Stephen Hind

New Google Sites provides a Cover option in the page header types, so you can make cover pages in new Google Sites to get a full-screen image when the page loads with content beneath. For full instructions, with video, see: Cover Pages - new Google Sites.Cover page header type in new Google Sites Keep up-to-date Join the Sites Update Group on the Google Sites Classic Comparison to get email notifications about New Google Sites updates.

Posted 22 Jun 2018, 16:02 by Stephen Hind

New Google Sites now allows you to copy a new Google Site, so you can use an existing site as a template or copy a site to make a backup - see: Copy Site - New Google Sites.Duplicate site in new Google Sites Capabilities Copies a small site to a new site. Limitations Some sites can be too large to copy You cannot prevent editors from copying the site Keep up-to-dateJoin the Sites Update Group on the Google Sites Classic Comparison to get email notifications about New Google Sites updates.

Posted 31 May 2018, 13:03 by Stephen Hind

We've spotted something interesting in new Google Sites: every revision of your site and pages are viewable by editing the /preview URL - for more information see: Revision History (Hidden) - New Google Sites. Limitations These are all cumbersome hacks with URLs but it's a huge encouragement to see that each page revision is stored and we look forward to Google providing a front-end for this in new Google Sites. Keep up-to-date Join the Sites Update Group on the Google Sites Classic Comparison to get email notifications about New Google Sites updates.

Posted 23 Feb 2018, 15:54 by Stephen Hind

New Google Sites now allows you to embed your own custom code to add Twitter Timelines, MailChimp Newsletter signup forms and more - see: Insert Custom HTML, JavaScript and CSS.Insert custom HTML in new Google Sites Capabilities Add any HTML, including JavaScript and CSS, to your new Google Site You can even add JavaScript that uses external JavaScript files, like Twitter timelines. Limitations New Google Sites displays the embedded code in an iframe so if the code tries to get the URL of the page it will get the iframe URL, not the site's page URL. Keep up-to-date Join the Sites Update Group on the Google Sites Classic Comparison to get email notifications about New Google Sites ...

Posted 8 Dec 2017, 11:24 by Stephen Hind