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Create, name or copy a site

You can create a website for personal or business use with Google Sites.

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

Create and name a Google site

  1. On a computer, open new Google Sites.
  2. At the top, under "Start a new site", select a template.
  3. At the top left, enter the name of your site and press Enter.
  4. Add content to your site.
  5. At the top right, click Publish.

Tip: You can create your own site or save time by starting with a template.

Rename your site

  1. On a computer, open new Google Sites.
  2. Find the site you want to rename.
  3. Click More More and then Rename.
  4. Enter the new name and click OK.

Add a title

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites
  2. In the top left, click Enter site name.
  3. Enter the name of your site.
  4. Press Enter or Return.

Make a copy of your site

  1. On a computer, open the site you want to copy in new Google Sites.
  2. In the top right, click More More and then Duplicate site.
  3. Under 'File name', enter a name for your copied site.
  4. Optional: To change the location of the site, click Change.
  5. Click OK.

Tip: If your site is large, it may not copy.

Change or re-use a URL

You can change your site's URL, or re-use an existing URL that you own.

 

Change your website's URL

  1. On a computer, open your site in new Google Sites.
  2. In the top right, next to 'Publish', click the drop-down Down and then Publish settings.
  3. Under 'Web address', enter your desired URL. 
  4. Click Save.

Re-use an existing URL that you own

If you want to use a web address that's currently in use or has been used in the past by a site that you own, change the URL of the existing site before assigning it to a different site. 

Step 1: Change the address of the existing site

  1. On a computer, open the site with the URL you want to reuse in new Google Sites.
  2. In the top right, next to 'Publish', click the drop-down Down and then Publish settings.
  3. Under 'Web address', enter a different URL. 
  4. Click Save.

Step 2: Reuse the address for a different site

  1. Open the site you want to use the URL for. 
  2. In the top right, click Publish
  3. Under 'Web address', enter a URL. 
  4. Click Publish. The URL is now assigned to your new site. 

Tip: To reuse a URL that you own, you can also permanently delete the existing site before assigning the URL to a different site. Learn how to permanently delete a site.

Classic Google Sites

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

Change your web address

You can’t change your web address, but you can create a copy of your site and move it to a new web address.

Tip: You can only copy sites you own.

  1. On a computer, open a site in classic Google Sites.
  2. At the top right, click More actions Settings and then Manage site.
  3. Click Copy this Site.
  4. Next to 'Site Name', enter a name.
  5. At the top, click Copy.
  6. Optional: You can now delete the old site.

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