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Google Apps – Share documents outside domain

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  1. Login to your Google Apps admin
  2. Click on Manage This Domain
  3. Click Service Settings
  4. Click Documents (or Drive if you have Google Drive enabled on the domain)
  5. Check “Users can publish document to the public internet”
  6. Click Save


Note: If you are having issues with this not working, make sure that the when the document, ie a Powerpoint document is set to be shared with the public when adding it to your site article.

Note: It has also been reported by various sources that this was a bug and if you were running the free version you could activate a trial to the enterprise/paid version of Google Apps, check the box as above and then remove the trial. If you have the paid version, contact Google Support if you are having issues.