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Invite others to edit your site

Tip: This section is for new Google Sites. Get help with classic Google Sites.

Add an editor

Important: If you use a Google Account through work or school, your admin may limit your ability to add an editor.

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share Share with others.
  3. Under Share with people and groups, enter an email address. 
  4. Click Editor.
    • Editors with a non-Google account can view a draft of your site, but cannot edit it.
    • To view a draft, an Editor with a non-Google account must enter a verification code. You receive an email with this code when you’re invited to be an editor.
    • Editors with a Google account can view and edit your site without a verification code.
  5. Click Done.

Stop, limit, or change sharing

After you share a site, you can stop sharing a site at any time. You can also prevent someone you’ve shared with from changing or sharing your site.

Change who can edit your site

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share Share with others.
  3. Under Share with people and groups, find the name of the person whose access you want to change. 
  4. Choose an option.
  5. Click Done

Limit who can edit your site

Choose to restrict edits to only editors or allow anyone with a link to your site and a Google account to edit.

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share Share with others.
  3. Click the Links section.
  4. Adjust the settings for draft and published versions of your site:
    1. Draft: You can restrict access to people added under “Share with people and groups,” or allow anyone to edit with a link to your site and a Google account.
    2. Published site: You can restrict views to people added under “Share with people and groups,” or allow anyone to view it.
  5. Click Done.

Remove an editor

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share Share with others.
  3. Under Share with people and groups find the editor you want to remove.
  4. Next to the editor’s name, click Remove and then Save.

Change the site owner

The new owner can change what you can edit or remove you from the site.

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.

  2. At the top, click Share Share with others.
  3. Under Share with people and groups, find the name of the person you want to be the new owner.
  4. Next to the person’s name, click the Down arrow Down and then Make owner.
  5. Click Save changes and then Done.

Prevent others from sharing your site

If you’re sharing a site, the owner or anyone with edit permissions can change the sharing settings for the site. To make it so only you can share:

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites.
  2. At the top,  click Share Share with others.
  3. At the top of the window, click Settings Settings.
  4. Uncheck Editors can publish, change permissions, and add new people.

Classic Google Sites

Tip: This section is for classic Google Sites. Get help with new Google Sites.

Invite others to edit your site

Add or remove an editor

Add an editor

  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 the person or Google Group you want to add.
  4. Click Send.

Remove an editor

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share.
  3. Under "Who has access," find the editor you want to remove.
  4. Next to the editor’s name, click Delete Delete and then Save changes.

Change who can edit your site

  • On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  • At the top, click Share.
  • Under "Who has access," click Change and then choose an option.
  • Next to "Access," click the Down arrow​ Down and then Can edit.
  • Click Save.

Change owners and editors of your site

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share.
  3. Under "Who has access," find the person whose role you want to change.
  4. Next to the person’s name, click the Down arrow​ Down .
  5. Choose an option:
    1. Is owner: Change site name, theme, and layout, edit site, invite others to edit or view.
    2. Can edit: Create and edit pages, add attachments and comments.
    3. Can view: View pages.
  6. Click Save changes.

Change who can see a page

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. At the top, click Share.
  3. At the top right, click Enable page-level permissions and then Turn on page-level permissions.
  4. On the left, choose a page and click Change.
  5. Choose who can see the page and click Save.

Tip: If you make your site public, individual pages may go public.

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