Highlight templates you want to feature

As an administrator, you can feature up to five templates on the site creation page, that users can choose without having to browse the gallery for more.

  1. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
  2. Click Apps > Google Apps > Sites.
  3. On the Sites Settings page, click Templates.
  4. Under Template options, check the Highlight custom templates... option
  5. In the field that appears, enter the URL to any template in the private or public gallery (just go to the site and copy its URL). Then press Enter. The URL appears above the field, where you can enter another template URL, adding up to five templates.

    The first template you enter should be your organization's default blank template, since it's the one users start with if they don't choose any other template..

  6. Click Save Changes when you're done.

    The templates can now be chosen and previewed directly from the site creation page. The first template you highlighted is selected by default.

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