The workflow we use when developing a new Google Sites website is to initially set permissions to "Private". This way we can freely collaborate with stakeholders without concern of a random visitor stumbling upon the work-in-progress. We rough-in, then refine the site's content as a team. When ready to launch, all we have to do is "flip the switch".
Here's a tech post on how to make your entire Google Sites visible to the public:
Note, permissions can also be set on a individual page basis.
|Google Sites permissions - Ready for the world.|
Patrick LaJuett operates a website design and marketing agency where he supports his clients as a Web technology consultant and search marketing strategy advisor.