Google Workspace: Assign a Custom Domain Name for Google Sites

Learn how to assign a custom domain name for Google Sites in your organization.

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Tip: To use a custom domain for a personal Google account (Gmail), see this article.

Assign a custom domain name

Visitors can easily find and remember your site with a domain name like www.yourdomain.com. To use a custom domain for Google Sites in your organisation, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Turn on site creation

Tip: If you already turned that on, continue to Step 2.

  1. On a computer, sign in to your Google Admin Console

  2. On the Admin Console homepage, go to Apps > Google Workspace > Sites

  3. Tap New Users > Site Creation and Editing

  4. Select Users can edit sites and check Allow users to create new sites

  5. Save your changes

Step 2: Connect custom domain

Important: Requires having the Domain Settings administrator privilege.

  1. In Sites settings of your admin console, tap Custom URL

  2. Tap Add icon (➕) > New Sites

  3. Tap Continue

  4. Enter the Current URL of your site (eg. sites.google.com/domain/SITENAME)

  5. Tap Continue

  6. Choose a verified domain

  7. Enter a custom URL for your site

  8. Tap Continue

  9. Set up the CNAME record in your Registrar

  10. Tap Add Custom URL

Last updated: Dec 28, 2021