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How to edit your Google My Business website

If you have already set up a Google My Business website to represent your business, you can edit your website's theme, text, photos, and more. You can also unpublish your website at any time.

Edit your website 

How to edit your Google My Business website

  1. Sign in to Google My Business.
  2. If you have multiple locations, open the location you want to manage.
  3. In the left menu, click Website.
    • At the top left, you can check how many people visited your site. To find more site traffic details, click Info Info icon.
  4. In the left panel, select the part of your site you want to edit. When you finish edits for a section, click Done Done Icon (Gray).

About website edits

You can edit these elements of your site.
Website edits
  • Theme: Choose from preset theme options with different color palettes and fonts.  
  • Text fields: Update elements like "Headline" and "Description.”
  • Primary button: Select the main action button you want customers to use. After you publish your site, you can preview what a button does:
    • Get directions: Opens directions to your location in Google Maps.
    • Call now: Prompts a phone call to your business.
    • View menu: Opens a link of your choice.
    • Find table: Opens a link of your choice.
    • Place order: Opens a link of your choice.
    • Make appointment: Opens a link of your choice.
    • Message us (SMS): Sends an SMS message to your phone number. 
      • Make sure the number is a mobile phone that can receive SMS messages. Message and data rates may apply.
    • Message us (WhatsApp): Sends a WhatsApp message to your mobile phone number. 
      • Make sure you have WhatsApp installed to receive messages.
    • Get quote: Opens a form for customers to inquire about your services. 
      • You’re notified by email whenever a customer contacts you.
  • Photos: Choose a cover photo that you want to show up on both your website and your Business Profile on Google. To change your cover photo, in the site preview, click Edit header photo.
  • Posts: Include texts, photos, or videos to promote your business.
  • Business information: Update your business name, address, hours of operation, phone number, and business category. 
  • Links to external sites: Update the links you want customers to use for functions like orders or reservations. 
  • Menu items: Restaurants may find an option to list their menu items.

To optimize your site and make it easier for customers to connect with your business, we may occasionally update your site’s visual design. We don’t modify site elements you've edited, like your theme, photos, and posts.

Optimize your website

To attract and engage customers with your site, consider these best practices.

Photos

  • Your cover photo shows up when customers find your business on Google. Make sure you select a quality photo that is relevant to your business.
    • The cover photo displays with your headline and text on top of the image, so we recommend that you choose an image with no text. Interior pictures of your business or pictures of your products often work well.
  • Photos should be in-focus and well-lit.
  • Use other photos to show what your business offers like your products, services, photos of your team, or location. For example, if your business is a restaurant, you may want to show photos of different kinds of food you prepare and your restaurant interior.
  • You can display a maximum of 9 photos on your site.

Learn more about best practices for business photos and photo standards.

Text editor

  • Use the text editor to highlight your products, services, and unique value to customers.
  • Your "Headline" should emphasize your main selling point and invite readers to learn more about your business.
  • Use the "Description" and "Summary header" to briefly expand on your unique selling point.
  • Use the "Summary body" to offer relevant information. 
    • For example:
      • If your business is a restaurant: You may want to list a few menu items.
      • If you offer a repair or professional service: You may want to explain what kind of jobs you perform and emphasize qualities like dependability, response times, experience, or value.
    • You can also use this section to link to other pages like:
      • An online ordering or reservation system
      • Your Facebook page
      • Other pages where customers can learn more about your business

Information

 To enter or change basic business information, in the side navigation menu, on the left, click Info.

  • Make sure it’s easy for customers to contact you. Include your correct hours, business address, and contact information.

Comply with impressum requirements

Make sure your website follows our policies and your local laws. Learn more about our website policies.

In some countries and regions, commercial websites must show a website disclaimer, or "impressum." If you need an impressum, in the "Description" field, add the needed information.

Unpublish your website

  1. Sign in to Google My Business.
  2. If you have multiple locations, open the location you'd like to manage.
  3. Select Website from the menu.
  4. Click the Settings button in the toolbar on the left side of the screen.
  5. Click Unpublish.
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Want to receive one-on-one guidance and tailored recommendations on how to make the most out of your Business Profile? Try booking an appointment with Small Business Advisors.


Please note: This service can not support troubleshooting requests including Google My Business verification or suspension, nor Google Ads billing.

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