Going Live

Going Live on Google Sites

Can be confusing.

You can publish:

  1. without going live and view can be limited to people with the links and edit

  2. live web pages are refreshed with a publish

Go Live and Mapping Custom URL

Open Admin Console, select App / G suite / sites / scroll down to Custom URL / Add a new address mapping by clicking + sign in top right corner/ new sites / Site Location then type in name of landing page eg ”home”

Then go to New Google sites as editor.

Go to Publish/PublishSetting

You will see...


type in the box mynewsite then the website address changes to


Navigate to Landing Page then Publish / View Published Page/ then copy URL of published page which should look something like this