Reusing a Deleted Site Name (URL)

posted Jul 6, 2009, 12:40 PM by Brian Johnson   [ updated Aug 17, 2009, 2:55 PM ]

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A common question in the Google Sites user forum is how to reuse a previously deleted Google Sites URL.  This is the portion of the URL that refers to a specific site.  For example:

In the above example, SAMPLE represents the name, or URL, of a specific Google Sites website. 

As of July 7, 2009, Google Sites now allows for previously deleted site names to be reused.  This change impacts sites under the domain, and permanently associates the site name with the user account  under which it was originally created.