Publish & share your site

You can publish your site and decide who can see it.

Note: This section is for New Google Sites (at the bottom right, you'll see Create Create). Get help with Classic Google Sites.

Step 1: Preview your site

  1. On a computer, open a site in New Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Preview Preview.
  3. At the bottom right, choose an option.
  4. To exit, at the bottom right, click Close Close.

Step 2: Publish your site

  1. On a computer, open a site in New Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Publish.
  3. Enter the web address for your site.
  4. Click Publish.
  5. Optional: Visit your site’s web address to make sure it’s published correctly.

Step 3: Check your sharing options

Choose who can see your site
  1. On a computer, open a site in New Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share Add people.
  3. Next to "Published," click Change and then choose an option:
    • Anyone on the web
    • Specific people
  4. To share with specific people, enter the name or email address of the person or Google Group you want to add, click Can edit Edit and then Can view published and then OK.
  5. Click Save or Done.

Opt your site out of search engines

Important: This is a request and doesn’t guarantee that your site won’t show up in public search engines.

This option is only available if your site is set to "Public on the web," and can be viewed by anyone.

  1. On a computer, open a site in New Google Sites.
  2. At the top, next to "Publish," click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  3. Click Publish settings.
  4. Click Request public search engines to not display my site.
  5. Click Save.

Step 4 (optional): Search a Google Site

  1. Go to a Google site.
  2. At the top right, click Search Search.
  3. Type a search and press Enter.

Classic Google Sites

Note: This section is for Classic Google Sites (at the top left, you'll see "Create"). Get help with New Google Sites.

Preview and share your site

Share your site
  1. On a computer, open a site in Classic Google Sites.
  2. At the top right, click Share.
  3. Under "Who has access," click Change.
  4. Choose who you can see your site.
  5. Click Save.

Note: If you use a Google Account through school or work, you may not be able to share your site with everyone. For help, contact your administrator

Invite others to see your site

You can share your site with specific people or Google Groups.

  1. On a computer, open a site in Classic Google Sites.
  2. At the top right, click Share.
  3. Under "Invite people," enter the name or email address of a person or Google Group.
  4. Click Send.
  5. Optional: To remove a person or group, next to their name and click Remove Remove.
Preview a page
  1. On a computer, open a site in Classic Google Sites.
  2. Go to the page you want to view.
  3. Click More actions Settings and then Preview page as viewer.
  4. At the top, click Mobile or Desktop.
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