You can follow the steps provided in Google's Get Started guide.
Please review the Office of Strategic Communications' usage and limitation guidelines for Google Sites.
Google provides instructions on how to create, name, or copy a site.
Allowing others to edit your site is much like adding permissions to other Google Drive products.
You can use Google's instructions to publish & share your site.
The URL of Google Sites includes your site name and will be set to: https://sites.google.com/a/umd.edu/YOURSITENAME.
You can recover a site you deleted if it's still in your Google Drive trash. If it has been permanently deleted, it is not recoverable. New Sites are not backed up by Spanning Backups.
New sites are part of Google Drive. When an owner's account is deleted, all account content, including Drive, is deleted. Make sure important sites are transferred before the owner's account is deleted. If you need to request a file transfer, contact the Service Desk.
Yes. See Google's instructions.
Sites does not allow direct modification of HTML.
DIT can help with site creation, permissions, and access. Support for customizing your site is limited and will vary based on the agent's experience.
Contact the Service Desk.
Classic Sites is an older Google product that is in the process of being deprecated.
DIT offers a number of options. See Choose a Web Hosting Service.
Siteimprove should work with Google Sites.
If you would like to use a customer domain for your Google Site, please submit an request to the Service Desk that includes your current Google Site URL, the purpose of your site, and the domain name you currently own that you would like to use. Eligibility for URL mapping will be determined by the Office of Strategic Communications.