Convert your classic Site to new Sites

You can convert some classic Sites to new Sites. If you can’t convert your site, you can create a new site.

Step 1: Find out if you can convert your site

  1. On a computer, open a classic Site. If you don’t own the site, contact the site owner.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings Grey.
  3. Click Manage site.
  4. In the left menu, click Convert to new Sites. If this text does not appear, you can copy your content to new Sites.

Step 2: Convert your site

Tip: When you convert a site, the new Sites content policies apply

Convert your site in Classic Sites Manager

  1. On your computer, go to classic Sites.
  2. On the left panel, click Classic Sites Manager
  3. On the right panel, click Conversion tool.
  4. To keep the same site permissions, check the box next to "Share with the same people."
  5. Click Start.
    • It may take several minutes to convert large sites.
    • After conversion, changes you make to your original site won't transfer to the new one.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. To review your site, click Review draft.
    • Optional: If you plan to publish your new site to another address, click Advanced and then Disconnect
  8. To publish your site, at the top right, click Publish.
  9. Enter a web address for your new site.
    • Optional: To change who can view your site, click Manage.
  10. Click Publish.

Convert your site in classic Sites settings

  1. On your computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. On the upper right corner, click Settings Settings Grey
  3. Click Manage site.
  4. In the left menu, click Convert to new Sites.
  5. To keep the same site permissions, check the box next to "Share with the same people."
  6. Click Start.
    • It may take several minutes to convert large sites.
    • After conversion, changes you make to your original site won't transfer to the new one.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. To review your site, click Review draft.
    • Optional: If you plan to publish your new site to another address, click Advanced and then Disconnect.
  9. To publish your site, at the top right, click Publish.
  10. Enter a web address for your new site.
    • Optional: To change who can view your site, click Manage.
  11. Click Publish.

Copy your content to new Sites

  1. On your computer, open new Google Sites.
  2. At the top, under "Start a new site," select a template.
  3. On the right, click Pages.
  4. Click Add Add publish.
  5. Copy and paste content from your classic site to your new site.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 as necessary.
  7. To publish your site, at the top right, click Publish.
  8. Enter a web address for your new site.
    • Optional: To change who can view your site, click Manage.
  9. Click Publish.

Tip: Add a link on your classic Site to send people to your new site.

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