Google Sites Editor: Change the Site Owner

Learn how to change the site owner in Google Sites.

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Change the Site Owner

Change the site owner of your site on Google Sites. Follow the steps below to change the owner of your site:

Step 1: Add an Editor

Note: If you use a Google Workspace account, your admin may limit your ability to add an editor

  1. On a computer, open a site in new Google Sites

  2. In the top navigation, tap Share icon (🧑+)

  3. Under Share with People & Groups, enter an email address or select Google Groups

Important: Should be a Google Account to be an editor.

  1. Tap Done

Step 2: Make Owner

Important: Duplicate your site incase you transfer to a complete stranger. Learn how to make a copy of your site.

  1. In the top navigation, tap Share icon (🧑+)

  2. Under Share with People & Groups, choose an editor

      1. Should be a Google Account to be an editor

  3. Tap Arrow icon () next to Editor

  4. Tap Make Owner

Warning: The new owner will have full privileges and could remove you from the site.

Sharing settings in Google Sites

Sharing settings in Google Sites

Having trouble? Duplicate site instead

As an owner or editor of a site, you have the ability to make a copy of the site and become the owner of the copied site. Learn how to make a copy of your site.

Last updated: Dec 28, 2021