How To Create A Free Google Site In 5 Easy Steps

Creating a Free Google Site can be a time consuming task for many novices and small businesses. In this tutorial I will show you step by step how to create a Free Google Site.

Step 1: Sign into Google Sites or create an account

  1. Go to http://sites.google.com/
  2. Sign in or create a Free Google account

Step 1 sign into google sites

Step 2: Create the Google Site

Click the Create button

Click the create button

Step 3: Select a free Template

All of Google’s site templates are free. You do not have to pay for a Google Site. Select a template or browse the gallery. I suggest browsing the Google Sites gallery and searching for a website that best suits your needs.

search for a google sites template

Step 4: Preview and select a Google Sites Template

Preview the free Google Site template to make sure that you find a site template that closely matches your requirements.

  1. preview the template
  2. select the template you wish to use

Step 5: Customize Your Free Google Site

Once you have selected your Google Sites template, you are ready to begin customizing your Google Site.

edit google site

How To Edit Content On Your Google Sites Page

Click on the pencil button to open the WYSIWYG editor

  1. To edit a page’s contents click on the pencil icon
  2. To add a page click on the Plus Icon

Entering the WYSIWYG editor will allow you to make changes to this page including the ability to add gadgets like photo galleries, Google Checkout, YouTube Video and countless other gadgets that can extend the functionality of your website. You can also add columns and change the page layout using the WYSIWYG editor.

open the Google Sites WYSIWYG editor

Make changes to the site’s settings by clicking the MORE dropdown menu

Clicking on the MORE button will give you many choices. These choices include page settings (where you will enter the page description for SEO purposes), save the page as a template (useful in creating e-commerce stores), or changing the site’s colors and design features. There are also many other features that you can deploy. It’s up to you. Feel free to play with things, there is not much that one can do to sabotage a Google Site.

Click the more icon to change your Google Site's settings

Step 6: Get Support For Your Free Google Site

Are you looking for professional help with your Free Google Site? GlobalWebFX.com offers professional Google Sites support for people that need help with getting their Free Google site up and running. Whether you need help with writing content, layout, implementation, or Search Engine Optimization. We can help you get your Google Site up and running in no time.

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About Matthew Shuey

I focus on internet marketing, front end web development and social media services for entrepreneurs and startups in the United States. I'm an avid Google+ user and I am easily accessible there. For more information please visit my Google+ Profile

2 Responses to How To Create A Free Google Site In 5 Easy Steps

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  2. vera says:

    not all of the google sites are free

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