There are many things you can do to increase your Search Engine Optimization reach on a Squarespace site including the often overlooked aspect of image SEO. Adding photos to your website is an important way to increase the visual appeal of your website and to break up your written content. If you are not adding the proper steps to ensure your photos are set up properly for Google Search then you are missing out on a valuable asset.Read More
“Plugins” on Squarespace are basically code snippets that you can install and modify on your own Squarespace site. These snippets increase functionality in displaying elements on a page and and allow you to do things to a Squarespace template that are not built into the base templates. Although they are called plugins by many people, they are different than Wordpress plugins.
I am covering my favorite tools and plugins for Squarespace here that I use regularly. Some of these are definitely more advanced or intricate implementations and others are easier. I have noted the level of use where appropriate.Read More
The Squarespace Brine family of templates are the most customizable templates on Squarespace including the Header navigation options. These are the template families I use regularly for all of my custom website designs and one of the many reasons is the ability to customize the header area.Read More
As a Squarespace designer, the number one issue I see on client’s websites is slow loading web pages because full resolution images have been used on the website. Although it takes extra time and effort to properly prepare your images for your website, you will be rewarded with a faster loading site which will eliminate the number of people that leave your site due to slow loading times.Read More
When someone has landed on a blog post on your website it is cause for celebration. All your hard work in generating website traffic has paid off. So don’t let them get to the end of your blog post and just leave!
Using a Related Posts type option at the end of your blog posts will encourage your visitors to explore other posts on your site that will likely be relevant and helpful to them as well.
In Squarespace there are 2 ways to add Related Posts. One way is manual and free and the other is automatic, but uses a paid plugin. I will review both methods here to show you the options.Read More