Building Business Websites with Squarespace 7 by Miko Coffey

By Miko Coffey

Grasp the instruments and methods of utilizing Squarespace to create expert websites
About This Book

Use all the Squarespace capabilities to layout, construct, release, and examine your website
hire this step by step, method of detect the simplest approach for construction web pages with Squarespace, together with information and recommendation particularly for businesses
become aware of easy methods to tailor Squarespace templates and features for your enterprise wishes, no matter if it's a knowledge website, on-line portfolio, or e-commerce store

Who This ebook Is For

This publication is perfect for somebody who desires to tips on how to use the newest model of Squarespace to create an internet site from scratch and take it via to go-live. You don't desire any earlier adventure with Squarespace, HTML or CSS, or development web content more often than not as every little thing is finished utilizing Squarespace's basic, browser-based interface.
In Detail

This useful advisor walks you thru many of the steps concerned about development an internet site to your company with Squarespace. you'll easy methods to use the entire instruments supplied via Squarespace to regulate the format, visual appeal, constitution, and features of your site, ranging from the inception level, the entire solution to tracking your website after it's been launched.

This is way greater than only a how-to booklet for the Squarespace method: it's jam-packed with necessary recommendation to help you increase your website's visibility in se's and tailor your web site in your shoppers. in addition, it offers dozens of alternative business-oriented easy methods to aid your web site stand proud of the group. in case you have used Squarespace five or different web site builders/CMSes, this e-book may help you recognize the main adjustments and train you the way to do issues in response to the recent positive factors of Squarespace 7.

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The Personal plan includes all of the standard features listed previously, with the following limitations: • A maximum of 20 pages on your site 20 pages may not seem like enough, especially if you want to have a blog or news section on your site. However, Squarespace does not count individual posts in this 20 page limit; your blog as a whole counts as only 1 page. • Sell only 1 product with multiple variants such as size or color and/or accept donations through Squarespace Commerce • A maximum of two contributors (for example, authors or shopkeepers) with access to the site's administration area • A maximum of 2 GB file storage space for your images and downloads • A maximum of 500 GB bandwidth per month (the amount of traffic your site can have) The personal plan is suitable for most small businesses that do not need to sell products online or for nonprofit organizations.

Even if you start out by writing things on paper, it's a good idea to make an electronic version of your sitemap, because you will be able to copy/paste page titles directly into Squarespace later. Some people like to use software such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, or Google Drive Drawings to layout their sitemap in a flowchart (organizational chart) style. Others prefer to use a word processor and create the sitemap as a text outline. Whichever way you choose, remember the following tips.

Once logged in, your Squarespace Site Name will show in your browser's URL bar, so don't forget to write it down. Adjusting basic site settings Before you get too far down the line with your project, it's a good idea to set up some of the basic things related to your website. Have your website plan from your Website Toolkit handy, and let's get started. All of the items we'll set up are in your Settings area, so log in and navigate to that area. [ 35 ] Getting Started with Squarespace Adding Basic Information Click on the link to open the Basic Information panel.

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