Posts in Squarespace Webdesign
064: How to tweak the design of your Mailchimp opt-in form on your Squarespace website?

In this video and blog article, you will see how to make your opt-in form a little more pretty. Change colors of the form or make it completely transparent. You will do this all without any code. All you need is to follow the steps and play around with your settings under Design> Site Styles.

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060: Why is the Cart Icon Not Showing up in My Top Navigation?

After I design a website, my clients can still work with me by hiring me on an hourly basis. This blog+video is a direct result of a request my client had after I completed her site. I had created an e-commerce site for her that had a shop with multiple products. My client wanted to have the cart icon show up for her. But she found that to be not a simple click and activate situation. There was one more step to take care of.

If you are using any of the Brine Family of templates and have a product page but your cart icon is not showing up in Design and then Site Styles, then follow the simple step in this video to resolve it.

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059: How to Activate Cart Icon in Your Top Navigation in Squarespace

One of the benefits of a Squarespace site is the ease of the shop functionality. You can have your digital or physical products on sale or you can sell your 1 to 1 services, online workshops (like I do) or coaching sessions.

Now if you want to have a cart icon enabled in your navigation, this blog + video is for you. In this example, I am working with the Rally template but it applies to any template within Brine.

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056: Squarespace Pricing Comparison: Which plan is right for your business?

Hopefully, you are convinced that Squarespace is the right platform for you and now you want to figure out which plan is right for you. Or may be you are still undecided and understanding the Squarespace pricing plans is the last bit you need to make an informed decision. In either case, this blog article is exactly what you need as I walk you through the different plans and show you how they differ from each other so you can make your decision quickly and easily.

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055: My top navigation links became un-clickable and this is how I solved it

I hope that you never run into the problem that recently rendered my top navigation links of my website un-clickable. It was a glitch that completely took me by surprise and even the Squarespace support could not solve it.

But after looking throughly at how I had things set up, I figured it out and fixed it. And today, I want to share it with you. I want to share it with you so that you can learn from this mishap and even if you never experience this particular problem, you will know how to think about solving your website problems on Squarespace.

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054: Ten tools (free) for choosing your website color scheme

Did you know that 90% of an assessment for trying out a product is based on color alone? This data is according to Buffer and it’s one more reason why the color palette of your website holds über-importance.

That’s also one of the toughest decisions for me when building a website. Selecting the right combination of colors that will go on a website is essential for attracting the target audience of my client’s business.

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053: How to build a landing page on Squarespace for a "survey"

Last week, I talked about the one thing you absolutely must do to understand your audience. And that’s asking them what their challenges are. In blog post 052, I outlined the six things I did to make it easier for my audience to respond to my One question aka “survey” that includs creating a landing page and setting up a form on that landing page on my Squarespace website. Today, I will show you the step-by-step on how to technically set all that up on your Squarespace website.

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048: A Complete Guide for Launching your Artist's Portfolio Site.

You are an artist. Illustrator, calligrapher, pottery maestro, photographer, musician, maker of hand-made crafts and goods - these are just a few examples of what I mean when I think "artist". Artists tend to be wonderful at showcasing their work locally at art events, festivals and farmers' markets. But where they also need to be is online. See my step-by-step guide for all you need to do before you launch a Squarespace Website.

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