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How To Insert a PDF Into Google Sites? (Step-By-Step Guide)

by Stewart Gauld
Last updated on October 26th, 2023
How To Insert a PDF Into Google Sites? - Stewart Gauld

Looking to learn how to insert a PDF into Google Sites?

Google Sites is an easy-to-use website builder found right inside your Google Workspace account.

Although the platform is simple, there are ways you can sprinkle creative and engaging elements into your Google Site pages, including the insertion of a PDF.

PDF’s can be captivating images or other important information that you want to display on your website.

Read more: Google Sites Ultimate Tips and Hacks Guide. 

How To Insert a PDF Into Google Sites Webpage?

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To insert a PDF into a Google Sites webpage, follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Upload your PDF to Google Drive.
  2. Open your Google Sites webpage.
  3. Navigate to the page where you want to insert the PDF.
  4. Select which content block you want to insert the PDF into.
  5. Click on the ‘Insert’ in the top menu bar.
  6. From the dropdown menu, select ‘Drive’
  7. Select the PDF file you want to insert from Google Drive.
  8. Click ‘Insert’.
  9. The PDF will be uploaded and displayed on the webpage.
  10. Resize it if you like by dragging the corners.

Alternatively, you can:

  1. Simply select the correct content block you want to insert the PDF onto (directly on the web page).
  2. Click the ‘+’ button on the content block.
  3. Click ‘From Drive’.
  4. Then, follow steps 7-10, as shown above.

Read more: How To Insert a Table Into Google Sites. 

How To Build a Website With Google Sites?

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Anyone can easily create a Google Sites website – all you need is a Google Workspace account!

To create your Google Site website, choose from one of the professional premade Google Sites Templates (or create one of your own).

Or, select and customize one of my online store or service-based business templates!

Read more: How To Create An Online Store With Google Sites.

Check out my in-depth guide on how to build your own website with Google Sites below to learn more:

Stews Final Thoughts

And there you have it! You should now know how to insert a PDF into Google Sites.

How easy was that?

After following these steps, the PDF will be successfully inserted into your chosen Google Sites webpage, allowing visitors to view and interact with it directly on your site.

I believe Google Sites is one of the quickest, easiest, and most affordable (free!) website builder tools out there.

So, if you’re a local or small business, why not give it a go?

What have you got to lose?

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