Add Google files, video & more

You can add Google files, YouTube videos, and other content to your site.*

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

Add Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms and Charts

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the right, click Insert.
  3. Under "Google Docs," choose the type of file you want to add.
  4. Choose a file and click Insert.
  5. To publish your changes, at the top right, click Publish.

Add YouTube videos, calendars & maps

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the right, click Insert.
  3. Under "Google Embeds," choose the type of file you want to add.
  4. Choose a video, calendar, or place and click Select or Insert.
  5. To publish your changes, at the top right, click Publish.
Add a file from your computer

You can upload a .jpg, .png, or .gif image file from your computer.

Note: To add other file types, use Google Drive.

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the right, click Insert and then Upload.
  3. Choose a file from your computer and then click Open.
  4. To publish your changes, at the top right, click Publish.
Add a file from Google Drive
  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. On the right, click Insert.
  3. Under "Google Drive," click From Drive.
  4. Choose a file and click Insert.
  5. To publish your changes, at the top right, click Publish.
Add a Google+ stream

You can add a Google+ community, collection, or profile stream to your site.

  1. On your computer, open Google+.
  2. Go to the Google+ page of the stream you want to add to your site.
  3. Copy the URL of the Google+ page.
  4. Open a site in new Google Sites.
  5. At the right, click Embed.
  6. Paste the URL of the stream.
  7. Click Insert.
  8. At the top right, click Publish.

Note: You can add a top-level community stream or specific community category streams to your site.

Add content from another website

You can add web addresses, Google Apps Scripts, Data Studio reports, and App Maker apps.

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the right, click Insert and then Embed.
  3. Enter the URL you want to embed.
  4. Click Insert.
  5. To publish your changes, at the top right, click Publish.

Note: Some websites won’t let you add their content to your site. If you can’t add content, contact the website’s owner.

Add HTML, CSS, or JavaScript code to your site
  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the right, click Insert and then Embed.
  3. Click Embed code.
  4. Add your code, then click Next.
    • JavaScript code must be within <script> tags.
    • CSS code must be within <style> tags.
  5. Click Insert.
  6. To publish your changes, at the top right, click Publish.

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.

Add Google files, tables & other content

Add calendars, maps, and Google Drive files
  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. Click the page you want to edit.
  3. At the top, click Edit page Edit.
  4. Click where you want to insert the file.
  5. At the top left, click Insert and choose the type of file you want to add.
  6. Choose a calendar, chart, file, map, or YouTube video and click Select or Save.

Add a Google Group

You can add a Google Group to encourage discussion on your website.

  1. Create or join the Google Group you want to put on your page.
  2. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  3. Go the page you want to edit.
  4. Click Edit page Edit.
  5. Click Insert and then Group.
  6. Follow the instructions in the window.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Save.

Add and manage files

Add files

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. Click the page you want to edit.
  3. At the top, click Edit page Edit.
  4. At the bottom of the page, click Add files.
  5. Choose a file and click Open.

Reorganize, rename, or delete files

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. At the right, click More actions Settings.
  3. Click Manage Site.
  4. On the left, click Attachments.
  5. Click the file you want to edit.
  6. At the top, choose an action.

Note: You can only rename or move one file at a time.

See your storage limits

If you created your own Google Account:

  • Your site can be up to 100 MB.
  • Max attachment size: 20 MB.

Add a table or table of contents

Add a table

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. Click where you want to insert the table.
  3. In the toolbar, click Table and then Insert table. If you don’t see the toolbar, click Edit page Edit.
  4. Choose the number of rows and columns you want in the table.
  5. Optional: To delete a table, double-click the border of the table. Then, click Table and then Delete table.

Add a table of contents

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. Click where you want to insert the table of contents.
  3. In the toolbar, click Insert and then Table of contents. If you don’t see the toolbar, click Edit page Edit.
  4. Click Save.

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