Google Sites: Extras

Learn about the optional features and settings of Google Sites.

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Viewer Tools

Assist your site visitors in better navigating your site.

Anchor Links

Anchor links are links that scroll to a specific header on a page. You can access anchor links by hovering over a heading or subheading, and taping the link icon, to share it with others.

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites

  2. In the top navigation, tap Settings icon ()

  3. On the left, open Viewer tools tab

  4. Under Anchor Links, toggle Show Anchor Links

Last Updated time

The last updated time of a page can be displayed in the Info icon (ℹ) located in the bottom left corner of your published site.

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites

  2. In the top navigation, tap Settings icon (⚙)

  3. On the left, open Viewer tools tab

  4. Under Anchor Links, toggle Show Page Last Updated Time

Viewer Tools Settings in Google Sites

Viewer Tools Settings in Google Sites

Announcements Banner Settings in Google Sites

Announcement Banner Settings in Google Sites

Announcements banner

You may place a banner above the content of your website and customize it with a message, a button, and a background color.

Turn on Announcement banner

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites

  2. In the top navigation, tap Settings icon (⚙)

  3. On the left, open Announcement banner tab

  4. Under Announcement banner, toggle Show Banner

Customize your banner

  1. Next to Banner color, choose background color

  2. Next to Message, add your banner text

  3. Add a button label with a link

  4. Choose whether to show the banner on every page or home page only

Last updated: Nov 4, 2022