Add / Remove Recent Site Activity Gadget

posted Jul 9, 2009, 7:14 AM by Brian Johnson   [ updated Jul 9, 2009, 8:55 AM ]


How to Remove the Recent Site Activity Gadget

Prior to the July 7, 2009 release of Google Sites, all newly created Sites contained the "Recent Site Activity" gadget in the sidebar.  For some, this is not ideal, and the first thing they need to do is remove it. 
  1. Log into your site
  2. Click on Edit Sidebar (Or, More Actions >> Manage Site >> Site Layout)
  3. Locate the Recent Site Activity gadget in the sidebar section of the schematic


  4. Click the Delete link
  5. Click Save Changes
 

How to Add the Recent Site Activity Gadget

Beginning with the July 7, 2009 release of Google Sites, the Recent Site Activity gadget is not automatically added to the sidebar for newly created Sites.  If you would like to display this information on your site, follow the steps below:
  1. Log into your site
  2. Click on Edit Sidebar (Or, More Actions >> Manage Site >> Site Layout)
  3. At the bottom of the Sidebar section of the schematic, click the Add a Sidebar Item link
  4. Scroll down in the list of page elements and click the Add button under Recent Site Activity



  5. To place the gadget in its desired location amongst your other sidebar items, simply drag-and-drop the gadget while viewing the site layout schematic.
  6. Click Save Changes

See the Above Tutorials In Action!