Squarespace For Dummies
By Kris Black
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: March 2012
Pages: 224

Build your own blog, website, or portfolio with Squarespace.This guide makes it easy!

Want to build your own website? You could go learn HTML, CSS,and Java, hire an expensive designer, and spend hours putting itall together. Or you could use Squarespace. This handy guide helpsyou use Squarespace's drag-and-drop modules to create attractivewebsites with blogs, image galleries, social media, analytics, andlots more.

  • Lay the foundation — set up your account, plan yourwebsite, understand Squarespace editing modes, and choose a websitetemplate

  • Get squared away — use Squarespace templates to design yoursite, select colors and fonts, and tweak your design with CSS

  • Content is king — add pages and content, include links, andconfigure Squarespace Social Widgets for Flickr, Twitter &RSS

  • A picture is worth a thousand? — add visual interest byintegrating images, videos, and audio files into your website

  • You're the boss — set up member accounts, permissions, andIP filters, and manage posts and comments

  • Herding the chickens — control file and data storage, andmonitor traffic, subscribers, and other activity

  • Build it better — plan your website's architecture, addsearch and indexing, and improve security on your site

  • Final touches — customize your design with type andstyling, and add common pages such as Journals, Galleries, andForms

Open the book and find:

  • Ways to maximize your website and the visitor experience

  • Tips for adding new widgets from third parties

  • Typographic and Web page design ideas

  • How to track visitors and page ranking

  • Security and troubleshooting advice

  • Techniques for adding pages and sections

  • Options for filtering blog and Journal posts

  • Ten ways to make money using Squarespace

Learn to:

  • Build a dynamic blog or website quickly and easily

  • Choose the right page module for your purpose

  • Incorporate a photo gallery, discussion forum, or Twitterfeed

  • Manage your website from your iPhone

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