Posts tagged create
13 Squarespace settings you must fix before you launch your new site

On every internal and client Squarespace website project I work on, I ensure these ends are all tied up before we go to launch the website to the world. It takes just a few clicks around the Squarespace settings area to help your website function optimally.

So, when you go to launch your new stunning website to the world, be sure to take an extra couple mins to run through this checklist first!

After having run through this checklist a zillion times, I'm able to knock it out in under 10 mins, so it really is easy, and will make quite a difference to your website visitors experience.

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How to start building a website on Squarespace in 2018

While jumping straight into the Squarespace platform, picking a template, changing styles and fiddling around with content layout may be tempting, there’s a much better way to go about things.

As a Squarespace website designer, I’ve lost count of the number of websites I’ve created on the platform now. When I first started creating websites for myself back in the day however, my process was a complete mess.

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Website content strategy, simplified

Ever been working on your website and thought to yourself ... 'hmm, wonder what the best way to arrange all of this content is?' 'What pages should be in my navigation, and which shouldn't?' 'Where should I place my opt-in gift so it's most effective?'

Website content strategy helps us with all of these questions. 

It helps give you a strategy for where everything on your website should go, and how to get visitors to navigate through your site in the way you want them to!

(*Ahem* That means getting those fine folks onto the pages which make you the dolla dolla bills!)

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Do's & Don'ts of Website Design

Getting going with designing your own website? Don't really have a lot of experience or education on the matter? All good girl, I'm going to give you a quick & easy list of do's and don'ts when it comes to creating that fab website.

Within the web design community there's a generally known set of best practices to ensure your website is as appealing and effective as possible. I'll give you the quick run down here, so you can feel confident you're making decisions based on whats most effective, and not just personal preference.

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6 website navigation best practice do's & don'ts

Ensuring your website is easy to navigate is well ... critical. Confusing our visitors is the last thing we want to do! There is a lot of incorrect ideas out there on the best way to go about setting up your website navigation. With almost every website design client I have, this is generally an area I need to do some educating on. What seems to be common sense, doesn't always tend to be correct.

So below I have 10 best practices tips you should follow when setting up your site navigation.

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