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Google Sites

Create a simple website

Starting Jan. 30, 2023, Google will automatically transfer content from classic Google Sites to New Google Sites. If your site is content-heavy with high traffic, migrate your classic Google Sites to the New Google Sites before Jan. 30 to avoid disruption for site visitors. 

Google Sites lets you quickly create a simple website without any knowledge of HTML.  You can work alone or with others to create a Google site. 

Google Sites is not appropriate for departmental websites. See Stanford Sites for a recommended alternative.


  • Easy to create a simple website.
  • Easy to add graphics and links with a WYSIWYG editor.
  • Able to customize the look and feel with pre-made templates.
  • Able to limit access or open your site to be viewed by anyone.

Designed for

Faculty, staff, and students


A full-service SUNet ID

Data security

May not be used to transmit or store High Risk Data, as defined by the Information Security Office.


Free of charge.

Get started

Get started with Google Sites

Get help

For assistance, please submit a Help ticket.

Learn more

Sites Help Center

See also

See the Publish a Website guide for more solutions.

Last modified August 3, 2023