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Cannot view any reports on analytics, keep receiving error

During the Google Analytics setup process for my website (www.supersmashbrosinstitute.com) I received the following error: My website was built with Google sites and the domain registration is ...
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How to make a site built with google.sites read right to left for Arabic language?

I have google.sites in Arabic, and I'd like to make it right to left so that combination of Arabic-English can be displayed correctly on each line. This can be achieved by adding direction="rtl"‍‍ to ...
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How to point an enom domain purchased from Google to a Google site?

I pay for a domain every year (e.g., example.com) that is registered by enom through Google on my behalf. I have made a website using Google Sites which you can be found at a URL that's similar to: ...
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How can I upload a sitemap to my Google Sites site with a custom URL?

I created a site for an e-portfolio using the new Google Sites. Google sites automatically generates a sitemap for you at sites.google.com/yoursite/system/feeds/sitemap, which can then be submitted ...
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New Google Sites and new domain/URL

I migrated an old site to the New Google Sites. Rather than having a long URL https://sites.google.com/site/mywebsite, I would like to have a short one, like https://mycompany.com. So I bought the ...
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Can a free domain from FreeNom (.tk, .ml, .ga, .cf, .gq) be used freely with a free Google Site?

Does Google sites service accept free assigning of a free Google site with a free domain name from FreeNom (.tk, .ml, .ga, .cf, .gq) ? I tried, using a simple Gmail account, but the process is ...
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How to configure videos from Google Drive embedded on Google Sites to auto-start and loop?

I have studied the methods to embed a video file into a Google site using the Embed Gadget. There is documentation about the case when the video is from YouTube. In this case, in the iframe clause we ...
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Why is the size of embeded Presentations in Google Sites restricted?

When I embed a Google Presentation into my Google site, the maximum size offered is "Large (700px)". I would like to use the entire width of the page. Why is this limited and/or is there a way to ...
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Google Sites defined dropdown items close immedately when used on Android device

I used standard Google Sites definitions for my horizontal navigation bar. The result works as expected on a normal browser on my PC. The dropdown items "Start the App" and "Serial number ...
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How can I create a Google Site and use it with a Google Domain?

How can I create a Google Site and use it with a Google Domain? I registered a domain via Google Domains (let's call it example.com). I then created a Google Site (let's call it sites.google.com/site/...
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How do I edit robots.txt on a Google site?

I need to make changes to someone's robots.txt file, but their site is managed by Google (so no FTPing). I have full access to the site via the browser (Site Actions / Manage Site, etc.) but how do I ...
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Can you see IP addresses of visitors to your sites.google.com page?

I read the question How can I find the IP address for my visitors in Google Analytics Universal reports?, but wasn't sure if it applies to sites.google.com
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Can you create rich websites (more than just text) using Google Sites?

After trying out Google Sites to create a website, I feel it is very limited to mainly text features. I have tried to find a way to implement elements directly using HTML, but to no avail. Buttons are ...
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Completely disable Google Analytics at sites.google.com

I don't have Google Analytics account and don't want to use it on my site at sites.google.com, but nevertheless Ghostery shows that Google uses their own Google Analytics. Is it possible? Or is it ...
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How to hide powered by google in google sites

How to disable/remove Report Abuse|Powered By Google Sites in google sites at the bottom of the page. I have used some css attributes. but the sites says those attributes are not permitted.
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Google Sites page never shows up in Google Search organic results?

I use Google Sites (i.e.: https://sites.google.com/site/EXAMPLE/ ) as a convenient way to maintain up-to-date info on several residential properties, info that's often requested by my property agents, ...
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map a sub page of a domain to google sites

I control a subpage of a site: economics.university.edu/summerschool I have access to CNAME, etc. However I want to use Google sites to create the site and then map the URL above to my Google site. ...
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Google Sites: code block - how to disable wrapping [closed]

I'm using Google Sites to host the wiki-like website. I noticed that code blocks have text wrapped in them. Instead, I would like to have the code non-wrapped and with horizontal scrollbar when ...
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Google Sites; Editing

I used a pre-made site but I cannot figure out how to edit it the way I want. I can't seem to delete pages that were pre-made, or edit the HTML. Is that specific enough?
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Edit robots.txt on google sites

Getting many 404 errors on my website for the following URLs: /system/app/pages/admin/revisions* I was going to put Disallow in robots.txt, but it seems there is no way to edit robots.txt in google ...
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Good idea to use Google Sites for static content and custom PHP for dynamic

We have a site based upon Google Sites. Now we would like to create a login area (HTTPS) with a mixture of dynamic and static content. Is it a good idea to utilize Google Sites and use iFrames for the ...
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Customizing a newly created website via Google Apps

I just purchased a domain through enom via Google Apps. I have no information for logging into the enom website. How do I actually start customizing the web site? Do I somehow do it through Google? Or ...
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Unify google sites and my own domain in webmaster tools and google search

Currently my website neolisk.com appears as itself and also as sites.google.com/site/neolisk in webmaster tools. Sometimes it is also an issue when users do Google search - results appear under both ...
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Alternatives to Google Sites for a personal web site?

I'd like to find a hosting solution for my personal, fairly low-traffic, web site. I think Google Sites would suit me perfectly, but I've heard horror stories about Google's algorithms shutting down ...
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How do I connect a .tk domain with google sites?

Basically, I am trying to set up a google sites website with a cname from the .tk service. I need to know what I have to modify in the "Use Dot TK Free DNS Service" So far, this is the info I have: ...
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Can an InDesign slideshow go on a website hosted with Google Sites?

I'm using Google Sites to make my new photography website and I want to make an Adobe InDesign slideshow for it. Does anyone know if this is possible?
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Google Site SEO after domain mapping change

I have a google site https://sites.google.com/a/fractalsystems.org/buuf-decisions/ which used to be mapped http://buuf.fractalsystems.org Since stripping away that mapping SEO has not changed and it ...
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Can I point a CNAME to a subpage on Google Sites?

Simple question: I followed the instructions and now I have a CNAME pointing www.mydomain.com to my Google Sites site. I want to add another, pointing mike.mydomain.com to https://sites.google.com/...
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Moving a Domain Away from Google Sites but Not Apps

First, I looked for a question like this but couldn't find one. There's a lot of people who want to move a domain to point at google sites - I actually want to move it away from google sites and ...
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Explain DNS/Content/Registration with services such as Blogger and Go Daddy

I have this kind of settings for Google Sites and Blogger in Godaddy, below. I cannot get URL Framing (not URL masking) working with them. I am unsure what the problem, cannot understand what services ...
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How to track Blogger and Sites subdomains in Google Analytics?

I am using Google Apps in my domain. In this domain I have a Blogger blog and a Google Sites website. I have setup Google Analytics to track my website and it works fine. I also track blog visits and ...
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How to excludes my visits from Google Analytics?

I have integrated Google Sites website with Google Analytics and I access the website frequently to add more content. I want Google Analytics to track visits from real visitors only. How can I ...
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Creating multi-language pages in Google Sites

is it possible to create pages in more than one language without having to create separate pages for each language in Google Sites? This isn't a feature of Google Sites, but I was hoping there might ...
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Change color of link on hover within Google Sites

How can you change the color of a link within Google Sites when the mouse hovers over the link?
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Google Sites embedding external and off-YouTube video

I have video that I want to embed into a Google Site. I don't want it on YouTube or any of its ilk, however, and Google Video is a royal pain to submit to. Is there any way to embed video in Google ...
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Customizing Google Sites look and feel

I find the site layout and theming capabilities in Google Sites (found in the Manage Site screen) very limited; for instance, I do not seem to be able to place the horizontal navigation buttons ...