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Step 3: Building and editing your site

As the owner of the site, you can add or edit text, upload images or videos, add new pages, or change the site’s template or background theme.

Add text, photos and videos

  1. Sign in to sites.google.com.
  2. Go to your site's URL at https://sites.google.com/site/______/. If you don’t see the pencil icon at the top of the screen, click Sign In at the bottom of the page.
  3. Go to the page you want to update.
  4. Click the Edit page icon . For the actions below, follow the appropriate instructions.
     
    Action Instructions
    Edit text You can add or change text, text size, font, font style, color, make lists and other changes to text.
    Add an image Go to Insert > Image.
    Add a video Go to Insert > YouTube. Note: Your video must be uploaded through YouTube.
    Add a document, presentation, calendar, or spreadsheet Go to Insert > Drive and then choose the appropriate file type.
  5. Click Save.

Add a new page

You can add different kinds of pages to your site like a start page, announcement page, or a standard Web page.

  1. Sign in to sites.google.com.
  2. Go to your site's URL at https://sites.google.com/site/______/. If you don’t see the pencil icon at the top of the screen, click Sign In at the bottom of the page.
  3. Click the "new page" icon.
  4. Select the page type you want to add.

Manage your site’s settings

You can change your site’s name, web address, site theme or template, and manage permissions of who can view and edit your site.

  1. Sign in to sites.google.com.
  2. Go to your site's URL at https://sites.google.com/site/______/. If you don’t see the pencil icon at the top of the screen, click Sign In at the bottom of the page.
  3. Click More > Manage Site.
  4. Make changes.
  5. Click Save.
If you decide to change your site’s template later, all of your previous edits will be deleted.
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