Customize Google Sites System Footer Links

posted Jun 23, 2011, 8:03 PM by Brian Johnson   [ updated Jun 26, 2011, 5:43 AM ]
Google Sites offers the ability to make minor adjustments to the links that are displayed in the system footer.  Some text/links, such as "Powered by Google Sites", cannot be removed.  The following links, however, can be hidden:

  • View Site as Desktop for mobile enabled sites - This option controls whether the link appears to visitors who are viewing your site on a mobile device.
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How to Customize the Google Sites System Footer Links

  1. Log into the site as an Owner
  2. Navigate to More Actions > Manage Site > Site Layout
  3. Scroll to the bottom and click the Customize System Footer Links link

  4. Select the options to hide/display
  5. Click OK
  6. Save changes


Default Layout (All links visible):

Custom Layout (All links hidden):

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