Convert your site to New Sites

Some sites can be converted to New Sites. If you can’t convert your site, you can move the content yourself.

Step 1: See if you can convert your site

  1. On a computer, open a site you own in Classic Google Sites. If you don’t own the site, contact the site owner.
  2. Click More action Settings and then Manage site.
  3. In the menu at the left, you should see "Convert to new Sites." If you don’t see this, you can’t convert this site at this time. Check back later or move your site now.

Step 2: Convert your site

  1. On a computer, open a site in Classic Google Sites.
  2. Click More action Settings and then Manage site.
  3. In the menu at the left, click Convert to new Sites.
  4. To keep the same site permissions, check the box next to "Share with the same people."
  5. Click Start.
    • If you have a large site, you might have to wait several minutes.
    • Any changes you make to your site won't be transferred to the new site.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. To review your site, click Review draft.

Step 3: Publish your site

  1. To publish your site, at the top right, click Publish. Then, choose an option:
    • Use existing site address: Your web address won't change and people will be redirected to the new site.
    • Create new address: You'll get a new site with a new web address. The original site will still be live and won't change.
  2. Click Publish.

Move your content to New Sites

  1. On a computer, open New Google Sites.
  2. In the bottom right, click Create Create.
  3. To add a page, at the right, click Pages and then Add page Add page.
  4. Copy and paste content from Classic Sites to New Sites.
  5. To publish your site, at the top right, click Publish.
  6. Add a link on your classic site that sends people to your new site.

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