Google Sites Classic Comparison

What Classic Sites features you can see in new Google Sites

About this comparison

This page serves as a guide to show the features that are available in classic Google Sites compared to the new Google Sites released in November 2016. We will update this page over time when new features are released but to ensure you find out as soon as possible then please sign up to the Sites Update Group below.

When you see a link in the comparison it will take you to an article or video of how to use that feature in new Google Sites.

We look forward to updating the comparison with lots of new features as Google introduces them.

New Google Sites How to Articles

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Example Sites

Migration Timeline

  • Google adds more features so closer feature parity
  • Migration process starts (current estimate: Q4 2017)
  • Initial migration period to gather user feedback
  • Once Google feels that migration works well for the majority of users
    • 12-month deprecation begins with full functionality
    • 3-month read only access 
    • throughout the 15 months you can migrate.