How to Update the Header of Your Google Sites Website

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Sites users

What are website headers

  • The header is the uppermost section on the page, where you can find the site’s name and logo and the navigation menu.

How to add and manage headers on your Google Sites website step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Update The Header Of Your Google Sites Website - Step 1

Open your site in editing mode by double-clicking it in Google Drive at or Google Sites at

Then click the uppermost section and the Add header button will appear there – click it to add a header.

Step 2

How To Update The Header Of Your Google Sites Website - Step 2

Click Change image to add an image to the header. 

Click the Upload button to upload a file from your computer or click the Select image button to pick an image from Google Drive, add one from a URL, search Google images, or Google Photos.

Step 3

How To Update The Header Of Your Google Sites Website - Step 3

Click Header type to change the header’s type.

It can be a Banner, a Large banner, a Cover, or showing the Title only.

Experiment to find the one you like the most.

Step 4

How To Update The Header Of Your Google Sites Website - Step 4

To delete your header, hover over it and select the Delete header icon on its right.

The only way to recover it is to click the Undo action icon in the top right.

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