Re-enabling Classic Sites Follow

On November 22, 2016: Google launched a rebuilt version of Sites. The existing Sites API cannot access or modify Sites made with the new version, but can still access classic Sites. This means that any new version Google Sites cannot be displayed in Hapara Products, as there is no current API support.
 
This article explains how to disable New Sites, and enable Classic Sites to continue utilising Hapara Dashboard to display student's Google Sites.
 
Disable New Sites
 
Note: New Sites can be re-enabled after creating Classic Google sites via templateNew sites will NOT Display in Hapara Dashboard however.

To turn off new Sites in your organization:
  1. Login as a Google Super Administrator account
  2. Access the Google Admin Console 
  3. Navigate to Apps > G Suite > Sites
  4. Expand New Sites
  5. Select Users cannot create and edit sites
  6. Save changes
 

Enable and configure Classic Sites

 
To enable Classic Sites in your organization, configure the following at the Domain level Organisational Unit.

Note: If you do not wish to enable Classic Sites for the whole domain, these settings need to at least be enabled in all OU's wanting to use Classic sites, including Students, Teachers and the Admins:
  1. Login as a Google Super Administrator account
  2. Access the Google Admin Console 
  3. Navigate to Apps > G Suite > Sites
  4. Configure each Classic Sites section
Sharing Settings - classic Sites:
  1. Expand Sharing settings - classic Sites
  2. For Site Creation, select Users at <studentdomain> can create sites
  3. Select your preferred configuration for Viewer Commenting
  4. For Site Visibility, select Users at <domainname> can find and edit sites
  5. Save changes
 
 
Access Settings - classic Sites:
  1. Expand Access settings - classic Sites
  2. For Sharing options, select Users can share sites outside <domainname> (without any warning)
  3. Save changes
 
 
Template Settings - classic Sites:
  1. Expand Template settings - classic Sites
  2. For Templates, tick Enable custom templates.
  3. For Template options, select  
  4. Save changes
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