How to Add a Table of Contents to a Google Sites Website

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Sites users

What is a table of contents

  • You can add a section to your site that shows a Table of contents, featuring key parts of the page.
  • The table of contents can include links to other sections on the page, so people can quickly find what they need.

How to add a table of contents to a page on your Google Sites website step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Add A Table Of Contents To A Google Sites Website - Step 1

Open your site in editing mode by double-clicking it in Google Drive at https://drive.google.com or Google Sites at https://sites.google.com/new.

Then select Insert in the top right.

Step 2

How To Add A Table Of Contents To A Google Sites Website - Step 2

Find the Table of contents element on the right and click it.

Step 3

How To Add A Table Of Contents To A Google Sites Website - Step 3

A table of contents section gets added to your site.

Any section with text fields you set up as Headings appears in the table of contents.

If you haven’t added any, your Table of contents section will tell you to Add Headings, and they will appear in your table of contents.

Step 4

How To Add A Table Of Contents To A Google Sites Website - Step 4

Under Insert in the top right, click Text box to add a text box section to your site.

Step 5

How To Add A Table Of Contents To A Google Sites Website - Step 5

Click Normal text to change its type.

Step 6

How To Add A Table Of Contents To A Google Sites Website - Step 6

Select Heading. Subheadings will also be listed in the table of contents.

Step 7

How To Add A Table Of Contents To A Google Sites Website - Step 7

In this example, we have created three text box sections under the table of contents on top.

  • The first section is a Heading with the text Part 1.
  • The second section is a Subheading with the text Part 1.1.
  • The third one is another Heading with the text Part 2.

You can click a link in the table of contents to quickly go to the linked section when looking at the site as a visitor.

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