Squarespace from Signup to Launch: Build, customize, and launch robust and user-friendly Squarespace websites with a no-code approach Front Cover

Squarespace from Signup to Launch: Build, customize, and launch robust and user-friendly Squarespace websites with a no-code approach

  • Length: 345 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2023-11-09
  • ISBN-10: 1801813086
  • ISBN-13: 9781801813082
  • Sales Rank: #148065 (See Top 100 Books)

Packed with expert insights, practical tools, and a library of resources, this book teaches everything you need to know to build design-focused, professional websites that deliver rich user experience- from signup to launch

Key Features

  • Use a hands-on approach and professional insights to design on Squarespace 7.1 and Fluid Engine like experts
  • Learn how to build websites on Squarespace that include advanced tools such as commerce, member areas, and scheduling
  • Power your business with a website you can own, edit, and update

Book Description

You’ve heard about Squarespace; maybe you’ve even started a trial site, but haven’t gotten around to actually launching it yet. It looks simple enough and feels like it should be easy, so why is it such a challenge? Welcome to Squarespace from Signup to Launch.

This hands-on guide will lead you through preparing to build a website, explain the foundational knowledge behind Squarespace 7.1 and Fluid Engine, and dive into a professional designer’s mindset. Not merely a technical guide to the CMS, this book will help would-be entrepreneurs understand the tool and how to use it to build websites for clients. In this book, you will learn how to build forms, use content blocks, optimize websites for mobile, build an online store with Squarespace commerce, and become comfortable with Squarespace’s built-in SEO, marketing, and analytics tools. With interviews with industry experts in each chapter and technical resources like the basics of using custom code to take Squarespace further, this is a comprehensive guide to customizing the most design-focused and user-friendly website builder in the no-code world.

By the end of this book, you will have gained confidence in building professional Squarespace websites with the developer’s technical knowledge, project organization, and design intuition. You won’t just launch your site; you’ll be proud to share it with the world.

What you will learn

  • Build a website on Squarespace, step by step, with expert insights and practical tips
  • Plan your site content with an easy-to-understand outline
  • Source and create the visual elements needed for a professional site
  • Go beyond pre-set templates to create a polished design from navigation to footer
  • Use advanced tools such as commerce, scheduling, member areas, and email collection to make your site more powerful
  • Integrate custom code to enhance the design and functionality of your project

Who This Book Is For

If you are interested in building a website on the Squarespace platform, including its newest versions, 7.1 and Fluid Engine, then this book is for you. Maybe you’re a brand designer with little or no code experience or perhaps you’re an entrepreneur who needs a website you can own and use, or you’re a website designer versed in other platforms looking to expand your practice. No matter your entry point, this book will offer an understanding of the why and how of Squarespace, preparing you to use it as a go-to practical guide.

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