Google provides Google users with Gmail accounts to set up free websites on Google Sites. You can choose from dozens of website templates and customize the look and feel of your website. You can also configure your website to be publicly viewable, selective-sharing or private. You may also purchase paid service from Google to share Google Sites across an organization with the Premier Edition.
Navigate to sites.google.com in a Web browser.
Sign in with your Google account. Enter your username and password, then click on the "Sign in" button.
Click on the "Create site" button.
Click on a website template to choose your template.
Enter a name for your website in the "Name your Site:" text box. The URL for your site will be "https://sites.google.com/site/yoursitename," where "yoursitename" is the string you entered. Even if you entered multiple words, the actual name of your site will be concatenated to one word.
Type the CAPTCHA code shown in the text box. This is to validate that you are a human user and not a robot.
Click on the "Create site" button. If your site URL is not accepted, a message will appear in red that reads "The location you have chosen is not available." If this happens, repeat Steps 5 through 7. Otherwise, your site is created with default viewing by the public.
- You need a Google Gmail account in order to set up a Google website.
- Site URLs can only use the following characters: A-Z,a-z,0-9
- Your site name may not conflict with an existing site name.
- Your site URL may not conflict with an existing Gmail username, unless it's your own.
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