How to Create a Free Google Website

By Techwalla Contributor

You might not be aware that Google offers a free Web hosting service you can use to build your own website. Google also allows you to monetize the site. Building a website on Google Sites may sound challenging, but it’s easier than you might think. Learn how to build a free website with an investment of just a little time.

Things You'll Need

  • Free Google account.
  • Free Google Adsense account.

Step 1

Launch a Web browser and navigate to If you already have a Google account, you can skip this step and go on to Step 3.

Step 2

Click the "Create a Free Account" link on the left side of the page. Enter the information into the form that appears and click the "I accept. Create My Account" button at the bottom of the page. Watch your inbox for an email from Google. When it arrives, click the verification link to activate your free Google account.

Step 3

Log in to your Google account if you are not already logged in, and navigate to the Google Sites home page at

Step 4

Click the "Create Site" button to load website builder. Enter a name for your site in the "Name Your Site:" field and work through the configuration menus and steps. Links for editing and adding content to your website appear at the top of the page. You can add Google AdSense to your new website by clicking on the "Edit Sidebar" option. Set up an AdSense account and start making money from your website.

Tips & Warnings

  • When adding Google AdSense to your website, make sure that your AdSense ID number is entered correctly. Otherwise, you will be prompted to sign up for a Google AdSense account before you can display ads on your pages.