How to Make Your Google Sites Website Public and Specify Its Web Address (URL)

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

To make your Google Sites website accessible to anyone, you need to publish it.

Making changes to a live public website

  • Anytime you make changes to the site, you need to publish it again to update the site’s live version.
  • Others won’t see any updates you make to the site unless you click Publish.

If you are a Google Workspace administrator, you can connect the site to your domain

How to make Google Sites public and change their web address step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Make Your Google Sites Website Public And Specify Its Web Address (URL) - Step 1

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

Click the Publish button in the top right.

Step 2

How To Make Your Google Sites Website Public And Specify Its Web Address (URL) - Step 2

Review any changes and click Publish settings on the top right.

Step 3

How To Make Your Google Sites Website Public And Specify Its Web Address (URL) - Step 3

Specify your web address. By default, your web address will be at, and then you type after the last forward slash.

You can also publish your site right on your domain name at – however, only a Google Workspace admin can do it, as shown here.

To prevent others from finding your site via search engines such as Google, check the box Request public search engines not to display my site.

Click Save when you’re ready.

How To Make Your Google Sites Website Public And Specify Its Web Address (URL) - Step 2

Click the Publish button in the top right to finish the process.

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