In this step-by-step tutorial, learn how you can create your own web site with a domain name, including .com, .net, .org, and many others. I walk through how to use Google Domains to buy a domain and Google Sites to build the web site. At the end, we publish the web site. By the end of this video, you’ll know exactly how to build your own website.

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– Google Domains: https://domains.google
– Google Sites: http://sites.google.com
– Kevin Cookie Company Homepage: https://www.kevincookiecompany.com/

⌚ Timestamps
0:00 Introduction
1:00 Get a domain name
2:26 Select website builder
3:56 Add logo & favicon
5:36 Announcement banner
7:07 Edit header & images
10:09 Add sections
11:00 Add YouTube video
11:28 Insert & modify section text
12:02 Add second section
12:50 Add image carousel
14:20 Add page & site navigation
16:21 Add subpage
17:15 Link to pages
18:40 Themes
19:10 Version history
19:29 Preview on different screen sizes
19:57 Work with others
20:18 Custom URLs
20:46 Publish
21:30 Preview the final site
21:55 Wrap up

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Reasons I like Google Domains compared to other domain registrars:
β€’ Pricing is simple and it doesn’t change year to year.
β€’ Privacy protection comes included, hiding your name and address from the public.
β€’ The interface is intuitive and simple similar to other Google products
β€’ Use the same two factor authentication that your Google account uses for enhanced security.

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34 thoughts on “How to use Google Sites to Create Website with Domain”
  1. Kevin what size should I make my images before uploading? if they all are 10mb each it takes a lot of space on gdrive and the site is slow.
    thanks for any help.

  2. You are helping me to finish the website I started a few months ago. I don't need a professional designer with their own domain since I already bought one and maintain it with the ever-all-purpose Google.

  3. When I register a domain name with Google, is it possible to also set up sub-domains to link out to features that are not available to be run directly within Google sites?

  4. Google Sites does make it look very simple, but I've been staring at that template for several months now until I searched for a tutorial and watched this one.
    Thank you for such a complete and comprehensive walkthrough!

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