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Building Websites with Squarespace

Video Description

In this Building Websites with Squarespace training course, expert author Andy Anderson will teach you how to use Squarespace to design your own websites, blogs, and e-commerce stores. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no previous experience with Squarespace is required.

You will start by learning how to plan your project, then jump into touring the Squarespace environment. From there, Andy will teach you how to create sites and cover pages, work with settings and design options, and create additional content. This video tutorial also covers setup options, including how to set up a paid account, a commerce page, and a blog. Finally, you will learn how to control the site, including how to add users, add a cover page, and adjust site navigation.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have gained the knowledge necessary to create your own web design projects in Squarespace. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Using Squarespace
    1. Introduction To Squarespace 00:00:53
    2. About Andy 00:04:15
    3. Top Ten From Andy 00:03:25
    4. How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
  2. Taking The First Step
    1. Introduction - Taking the First Step 00:00:41
    2. The Squarespace Interface 00:02:36
    3. Creating An Account 00:03:15
    4. Setting Up A User Profile 00:04:30
    5. Adjusting Site Settings 00:06:14
  3. Working With A Plan
    1. Introduction - Working with a Plan 00:00:52
    2. Planning The Project 00:08:03
    3. Changing Templates 00:03:55
    4. Loading The Working Files 00:00:53
    5. Adding Getty Images 00:04:24
    6. Creating A Logo And Favicon 00:03:46
    7. Editing The Template 00:02:09
    8. Editing An Image 00:03:55
  4. The Squarespace Environment
    1. Introduction - The Squarespace Environment 00:00:34
    2. Deleting And Renaming Pages 00:05:36
    3. Adding Heading Images 00:05:36
    4. Restoring Deleted Pages 00:04:43
    5. Editing Text Blocks 00:02:49
  5. Creating Sites And Cover Pages
    1. Introduction - Creating Sites and Cover Pages 00:00:37
    2. Adding An Additional Site To Your Account 00:02:35
    3. Creating A Cover Page 00:05:36
    4. Removing Sites From Your Account 00:01:53
  6. Working With Settings And Design Options
    1. Introduction - Working with Settings and Design Options 00:00:41
    2. Working With Settings 00:05:18
    3. Working With Permissions 00:04:02
    4. Adding Social Media 00:01:55
    5. Adjusting Pages With The Style Editor 00:08:17
    6. Using Typekit 00:03:29
    7. Adding Announcements To A Site 00:04:25
  7. Creating Additional Content
    1. Introduction - Creating Additional Content 00:00:34
    2. Adding A New Page 00:06:51
    3. Making A Gallery 00:04:46
    4. Adding Spacers 00:03:21
    5. Selling Products 00:07:03
    6. Removing Code From Text 00:04:12
    7. Creating An Album 00:04:34
    8. Scheduling Events 00:05:59
  8. Setup Options
    1. Introduction - Setup Options 00:00:29
    2. Setting Up A Paid Account 00:02:26
    3. Setting Up A Commerce Page 00:06:39
    4. Setting Up A Blog 00:04:09
    5. Posting And Commenting 00:08:19
    6. Working With Blog Settings 00:03:01
  9. Controlling The Site
    1. Introduction - Controlling the Site 00:00:34
    2. Adding Users 00:04:35
    3. Adding A Cover Page 00:04:35
    4. Controlling Page Blocks 00:05:09
    5. Cleaning Up The Site 00:03:02
    6. Adjusting Site Navigation 00:03:25
  10. Wrapping It Up
    1. Introduction - Wrapping Up 00:00:39
    2. Adding Video 00:03:18
    3. Adding A Search Field 00:03:28
    4. Generating Links 00:03:47
    5. Adjusting For Different Devices 00:01:20
    6. Going Primetime 00:02:54
    7. Final Thoughts 00:00:53