Google Sites frequently asked questions

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How do I set up my Google Sites template

When you purchase one of our Google Sites Templates we send you an email with a link to the template. Simply open this link and choose the Duplicate Site option shown in picture below. MAKE SURE YOU SAVE TO A DIFFERENT FOLDER . You might also want to choose the Share with same editors option so we can assist you further on setting up.

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Image showing how to share and dupliacte google site

What support do you offer

All our Google Sites Templates and bespoke websites / intranets come with aftercare support. If you need help with adding your Domain name or updating your site we are here to assist. Please use our contact us form and we will respond as soon as possible.

Does it cost me anything to host a New Google Site

Google Sites is a product provided as part of Goole Workspace ( formally know as G Suite ) and there is no cost for hosting. No matter how many sites you create this will always be free.

What is a Domain

A Domain is an address that your customers will use to connect to your website eg www . If you already have a registered Domain then we can help with pointing it to your new google site. If you need a new Domain name then we will help you choose the right one for you and register this so you own the address.

Connecting your domain name.

If you have found a domain that suits your needs eg. etc we suggest registering it via Google Domains as this makes it easier in our opinion to connect to your Google Site. You will also need a workspace account in order to use a personal domain.

Once you have your domain registered you now need to go to your Google Admin Console

  1. See if you have the name registered in your account using the screen below. If you dont see it then use the Add Domain and follow the on -screen questions. Select Secondary domain during the set up and once completed you should see your domain in the Domain list as status verified. Before moving to the next step make sure that your user account has the same email address as the domain you are adding otherwise you will not see your domain when applying to the google site in next step, see this link.

2. Connect your Cusotm URL to your google site by going to screen as shown below and click on the plus icon. Follow the steps by choose new sites and input your Google site current domain eg and then finally you should see your custom domain name, choose www before domain. Once completed it may take 24 hours to work for you.

Can G Suite host a website

Yes using Google Sites. Collaboratively create engaging, high-quality sites for your team, project or event. Google sites look great on all screens, from desktop to smartphone. All without learning design or programming. Our Google Sites templates are easy to adapt for your business.

Can I use Google Sites using my free Google Account

You can use Google Sites for free with a personal Google Account. However, you won't get a custom website address such as Instead, your site address will be

If you need your email and website address to end with your business name ( then click on button below to check out the G Suite price plans. If you need help setting up please Contact Us and we will be happy to offer assistance

Setting up a Google Analytics account

You can use your Google Analytics account with your Google Site which helps you understand the traffic to your site and improve its performance. We offer free set up of Google Analytics on all templates. This includes :

  • Adding link code to your website

  • Creating three views Master, Test and Unfiltered.

  • Create custom Dashboards and Reports

In order to set up your Google Analytics account and allow us access to assist please follow these steps :

  1. Go to

  2. click Start for free.

  3. Input your Gmail or Email address and password

  4. Click on button 'Start measuring'

  5. Input account name, this can be anything you like that relates to what your measuring eg mycompanyname. Click Next

  6. Input your property, this can be the URL of the site you want to measure eg Update Timezone currency etc and click Next

  7. Click on areas about your business and then click Create.

  8. Accept all agreements

  9. Bottom left of screen you should see a link for Admin. Clink this link and then choose Account User Management. ( see image right/below )

  10. Click on plus button top right to add a new user and input the email address given to you when purchased a template from us. Make sure that you tick Editor access ( see image right/below ). We will then receive your invite and create the needed set up for you.

Add User access

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image showing user access
image showing user access

If you have any problems with setting up your Google Analytics account please contact us for help.

What is Google Workspace ?

Google Workspace is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps teams communicate, collaborate and get things done from anywhere and on any device. It's simple to set up, use and manage, so your business can focus on what really matters.
Millions of organizations around the world count on Google Workspace for professional email, file storage, video meetings, online calendars, document editing and more.

Watch a video or find out more here.

Here are some highlights:

Business email for your domain

Looking professional matters, and that means communicating as Gmail’s simple, powerful features help you build your brand while getting more done.

Access from any location or device

Check email, share files, edit documents, hold video meetings and more whether you’re at work, at home or in transit. You can pick up where you left off from a computer, tablet or phone.

Enterprise-level management tools

Robust admin settings give you total command over users, devices, security and more. Your data always belongs to you, and it goes with you if you switch solutions.