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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Google Sites?
Google Sites is a website solution available within G Suite.

Who can create a Site?
Please check with the Public Information Officer or the Communications Team at your agency if you want to create a Site.

What is the cost of a Site?
There is no additional cost to create a Site! Sites are included as part of our G Suite services, so there is no additional charge.

Are Sites secure?
Yes, Sites are hosted by Google, which we consider to be very secure. For more information on Google Security, please visit Google's Security page.

What are the differences between classic Sites and new Sites?
Click here for a comparison of classic Sites to new Sites. Generally, new Sites is an improved website solution that is easier to setup, more user-friendly, and has a more responsive design and modern feel. There are some functionalities that are not available in new Sites (like i Frames), however we continually seeing new features added to Google Sites so check back to the comparison guide frequently!





Sites Learning Resources

For information on getting started with new Sites, visit the new Sites G Suite Learning Center and click 'Get Started'. You can also visit the Sites Support Page for quick step by step instructions for specific functionalities.

We are currently working on a tutorial video for new Sites and a Sites Google+ Community, check back soon!


Classic Google Sites
Looking for information on classic Sites? Google is currently in the process of replacing classic Sites with new Sites. While we do not have an exactly timeline on when this will happen, we expect it to be in the next few months with a subsequent transition period. We are encouraging users at the State to begin transitioning their classic Sites to new Sites. To convert your classic Site to a new Site, either click the 'convert' button at the top of your Site page or follow these instructions.

Click here for a comparison of classic Sites to new Sites.

If you want to learn more about how to use classic Sites, please visit the G Suite Learning Center for Classic Sites. If you have technical problems with classic Sites, please submit a ticket to the Service Desk.

Migrate from classic Sites to new Sites
To convert your classic Site to a new Site, either click the 'convert' button at the top of your Site page or follow these instructions
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