Demonstrating a message with moving images rather than just text is a powerful way to set the tone for your site. Adding a video clip to your website’s banner is one way to do that. It creates a certain mood for that specific page and it is easy to set up as you will see in this 3 min video.Read More
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.
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.
A double top navigation layout is a great way to separate out your links on the top of your site. This way you can create a visual distinction among your links and space out the links reducing navigation clutter. Watch the video below or follow the steps in the blog to create that look for your site on Squarespace.Read More
Are you ready for a little CSS fun? There’s a lot you can do with Squarespace websites and one of them is tweaking the design to create your own customized look - a look away from the templates that Squarespace offers. Today, I am showing you how you can change up the background color of a page or section in your Index collection of pages.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
This article is for you if your are caught in the moment where you need a new website but aren't quite sure if you really need to hire a professional web designer or to go build it yourself using one of the many drag-and-drop website builders.Read More
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.Read More
Recently, I did a mini-website review for Agnieszka, owner of a retreat site, with suggestions on how to clean up some elements on the navigation and home page. Watch the video here.Read More