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Google is closing down classic Google Sites

Google introduced a new version of Google Sites in 2017 and recently detailed a timeline to transition “classic” Google Sites to the new sites by the end of 2021.

Google’s timeline for classic sites

  • May 2021: New website creation will no longer be available in classic sites.
  • October 2021: Editing of any remaining classic sites will be disabled.
  • December 2021: Classic sites will no longer be available.

Convert or archive classic sites

Google has created a new “Classic Sites Manager” tool to view classic sites you own, export a summary of sites to Google Sheets, convert classic sites to new sites, and archive or delete classic sites:

Classic Sites Manager

How to migrate a classic Site to a new Site

Visit Google’s website for instructions on how to use Classic Sites Manager to migrate a classic Site to a new Site, or download and archive classic Site content.

More Information

Access new Google Sites by opening the App Launcher in Gmail and selecting Sites:

App Launcher in Gmail with Sites icon highlighted

Visit the G Suite Learning Center to learn more about new Google Sites.

Contact the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357 or for assistance with Classic Sites Manager, new Google Sites, or G Suite at Boise State.