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Site Search - new Google Sites

How to search for page content on your new Google Site

Related articles: Cloud Search Option and Gadget


Search your published Site

  1. Visit your site's published URL

  2. Use the Open search bar icon (looks like a magnifying glass) located at the top right of the site.

  3. Enter a search query

  4. Open the search result you looked for.


  • Site search only works if your site has more than 1 published page and only available at the published URL.

  • You will not get the content of embedded Google Drive items, e.g. Google Docs, PDFs or Word Documents, will not appear in the search results.

  • If you pay for Google Workspace Business or Enterprise you have extra search settings - see: Cloud Search Option and Gadget

Site search in new Google Sites


These features have been released to personal Google Sites and Google Workspace domains that use the Rapid Release on 21 September 2017 and takes 1-3 days for roll out to complete. For Google Workspace domains that use Scheduled Release you can expect to begin to see the feature on 06 October 2017.

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