Google Sites Editor: Optional Features and Settings

Learn about the optional features and settings of Google Sites.

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Anchor Links

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

Step 1: Turn on Anchor Links

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

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

  3. On the left, choose Viewer Tools

  4. Under Anchor Links, toggle Show Anchor Links

Page Last Updated Time

You can show the page's last updated time in the info icon located in the bottom left corner of your published site.

Step 1: Turn on Page Last Updated Time

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

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

  3. On the left, choose Viewer Tools

  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

Announcements Banner Settings in Google Sites

Announcements Banner

You can add a banner above your site content, customize it with a message, a button and background color.

Step 1: Turn on Announcements Banner

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

  2. In the top navigation, tap Settings ()

  3. On the left, choose Announcements Banner

  4. Under Show Banner, toggle Announcements Banner

Step 2: Customize your banner

  • Add a message

  • Add a link button

  • Change its background color

  • Choose its visibility settings

Last updated: Dec 28, 2021