How to add a custom domain for a google site

When you create a site using Google Sites, the address will be like sites.google.com/a/yourdomain.com/yoursitename.

If you need, you can point the same to a custom url like www.yourdomain.com

For that, go to your Google Sites account and do the following:

  • Go to the Google Sites
  • Click on the name of your site
  • Select Manage Site from the More drop-down menu.
  • Click the Web Address tab.
  • Enter your custom domain in the Web Address text box, then click the Add button at the top of the page.

Login to domain controlpanel – > click manage orders -> List/search orders

There you can registered domain list. Click on domain that you want to point to google site

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On new page, you can see list of options, scroll down and click Manage DNS under DNS Management

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Now click on cname records and click on Add CNAME Record.

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Now you can see two fields 1st is host name and 2nd is value. Add www destination or value is ghs.googlehosted.com

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