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Google Sites

Build your own websites and internal project hubs quickly without code by simple and using easy-to-learn tools. Make the site public or restrict access to a set of users.

Benefits and Features 

  • Easy to use: easily create web sites without programming or design skills. 
  • Mobile: automatically designs sites for mobile device viewing.
  • Integrate with Google: easily embed google forms, sheets, charts, docs, maps, calendar, video, presentations, etc.
  • Collaborate: collaborate in real time co-editing and the same powerful sharing controls you're used to in Drive and Docs. Great for department intranets and team or research sites.
  • Advanced features: embed JavaScript or HTML widgets, revert to previous versions (version control), image carousel.
  • Stay secure: Google provides a secure environment and robust access controls. UCSC enhances Google account security by Single Sign On (SSO) and multi-factor authentication.


Staff, Faculty, Students 


No additional cost.



General information on using Google Sites with assistive technologies can be found on Google’s Use Google Sites with a screen reader page


Google Sites enables users to decide who may view their websites. You can:
  • Make your site public, allowing anyone to view it.
  • Allow specific individuals to view it.
  • Allow specific individuals to both view and edit it.