I just have to say, google sites is about the most user UNfriendly site I have ever used. Sure, it's okay if you're just doing a basic website with some pictures and text, a few premade gadgets that google sites have on their list. But to go beyond that and use your own gadget, such as adding widgets. It is about the worse I have ever encountered.
Now, I do plan a formal website, hosting etc.., but I thought I would prep it on free google sites for now. That was a mistake.