As a Squarespace web designer I spend my life in the back end of Squarespace sites. All that time and experience adds up, and I'm able to hack Squarespace to do just about anything I want, using the built-in Squarespace blocks, templates and Style Editor.
There's a few things however that I'm extra picky about and use CSS to force Squarespace to do what I want it to. Today I'm going to share the common CSS tweaks that I use on just about every one of my own and my clients sites these days.Read More
If you're the type of person that loops back around in the Costco samples section a few times, you're going to love this post.
I've been fielding questions lately on if it's possible to get a discount or if there's a coupon code to use on your Squarespace plan.
Well friend, I have good news! YES! There are 4 ways you can snag a Squarespace discount.
I've been using Squarespace for years, and can tell you with confidence that these are the only 4 ways of getting a discount.Read More
We’re continuing on with my ConvertKit info today as I walk you through the process of sending your fab new subscribers an opt-in gift!
(Missed the last ConvertKit posts? I show you why I chose ConvertKit for my email marketing in this post, and a complete ConvertKit for beginners guide in this post.)Read More
So you need a website like yesterday, eh?
Squarespace is a fantastic choice because the learning curve isn't nearly as steep as with other website building platforms.
As a website designer who spends half of her life in the Squarespace editor, I’ve stocked up a list of tricks & best practices that enables me to breeze through websites in a flash.Read More
Back in the day 'which Squarespace template was best' was really based on what your site was for, and what functionality you wanted in your site.
Today however, within the Squarespace website designer community there's a pretty solid consensus on the best Squarespace template.
What changed? This new template came out fitted with almost every single feature you could ever want, and it's the most flexible of them all too, earning it the title of the best Squarespace template out there.Read More
Oh the sidebar, forever a topic of discussion when creating your website!
Do you need one?
Do you not?
Are they even helpful to your site?
Let me guess, you're trying to . . .
change the color of just a certain section or page of your Squarespace site?
And when you do it's changing the entire background color of the full site? Oh and you'd prefer to not code, you say? Not to worry, I have a solution for you in today's post!
The template that is best for making this happen is any template in the Brine family.Read More
If you're looking to find all the best articles written on Squarespace, I'm happy to report you need look no further.
I've rounded up 50 of the best posts discussing Squarespace, taking you all the way from choosing Squarespace, to how-to's on creating your website, to setting up a blog or e-commerce shop.
These articles come from some of the most knowledgable Squarespace bloggers - they know their stuff!Read More
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.Read More
When choosing a Squarespace template, it's massively handy to see all of their abilities side by side.
In an effort to help you pick the right Squarespace template for your project, my goal is to keep this Squarespace comparison chart the most up to date on the internet.
This table will always be updated within 7 days when new templates are released.
Pssst - below the table you'll find some of the best (free) resources on the web to help you get creating your Squarespace website!Read More
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.Read More
Let’s be real, SEO can be a scary thing for the small business owners and creative entrepreneurs of the world.
You know it’s important, but you literally don’t have a clue of where to start and are having nightmares of code and technical programs.Read More
If you're looking to get help with your Squarespace site you might have noticed a few badges on designers sites stating they're either a Squarespace Circle member, a Squarespace Authorized Trainer or both.
If you're sitting there scratching your head wondering what the heck either of these are and what exactly they mean, I'm here to clarify that for you today!Read More