Wednesday 8 August 2012

Copy Your Google Site Created in Google Apps For Teams

Here is a tutorial on how to copy your Google Apps For Teams Site as this will be closing on 4th September 2012. for more information on this closure check out the official Google Apps For Teams Administration Help Page.

If you want to keep the Google Sites you have created in your Google Apps for Teams account you will need to copy your site to another Google Account by 15th October 2012. Your Google Site name will need to change too.

Tip! You need to have another google account ready to copy your site to.

Log into your apps for teams site and navigate to the site you would like to copy > click More > Click on the blue button Sharing and Permissions > fill out the Add people field with the email address of your new Google Account > select 'Is Owner' from the drop down menu > then Share and Save.

Ok, now sign in to your Google Site with the account you shared the site with > click More > click manage site from the drop down menu > scroll down slowly and click on the Copy This site button

Enter a name for your site eg. mysite2012 > fill out the code at the bottom of the page > click on the red copy button > then be patient whilst your site copies. It may take some time depending on the site size, your connection to the internet etc

And you're done!

Tip! If you are using a custom domain you must remove it from your site if you want to map it to your new site.

If you need anymore help contact me or remember to visit the official help pages from Google Apps for Teams Adminstrator Help.

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Act Now! Google Apps For Teams Is Shutting Down

Happy Wednesday!

Please note that if you have a Google Apps Site created in Google Apps for teams your account will be officially shutting down on September 4, 2012.

Here is a link to the official google apps administration team help page filled with all the information and tutorials of what you need to do

Don't panic ...

If you're an admin of a Google Apps Teams account you will already be receiving email instructions from google on what to do. Here is how to deal with your Google Site:

1.Your Google Apps for Teams account will become a personal Google Account.If your username is not available it will automatically default to
You will still be able to log in using the Google sign-in process such as and instead of the /a/ URLs you were using originally.

2.Copy Your Google Apps For Teams Site - follow this tutorial on how to do so

3.Once the changes have taken place you must change your username by upgrading to Gmail or change your primary address to a non-gmail address.

If you need a hand feel free to contact me through my profile or my help site.