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Squarespace 6 For Dummies - a guide to create your website

Squarespace 6 For Dummies provides helpful, step-by-step instructions to build your site using Squarespace. 

Squarespace 6 For Dummies

Squarespace 6 For Dummies provides helpful, step-by-step instructions to every aspect of building your site using Squarespace as your online publishing solution. 

This book is for anyone — a current Squarespace customer or someone signing up for their first Squarespace website.

Use this book to help build your own website, blog, and portfolio.

Squarespace 6 For Dummies


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Squarespace 6 For Dummies will help you build and manage your website using Squarespace.



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Download the sample chapter (PDF 2.3 MB) and digitally flip through Chapter 2 of Squarespace 6 For Dummies.

This chapter walks you through the steps to prepare and create your site on Squarespace. 

Get the book and find:

  • How to sign up for your first Squarespace site
  • Tips for painlessly managing an e-commerce store
  • Detailed explanations of all site features and settings
  • Advice on choosing fonts and colors
  • Ways to customize site elements
  • How to include content from social media accounts
  • Ten features of a good website
  • Examples of how to make money with your website


Table of Contents

I. Getting Started with Squarespace

  • Chapter 1: What Squarespace Can Do for You
  • Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Build Your Website
  • Chapter 3: Signing Up
  • Chapter 4: Getting Around Squarespace

II. Designing Your Website

  • Chapter 5: Considering Your Template Needs
  • Chapter 6: Web Design 101
  • Chapter 7: Customizing with Style Editor

III Building Your Website

  • Chapter 8: Squarespace Page Types
  • Chapter 9: Creating Pages in Your Site
  • Chapter 10: Building Pages with Items and Blocks

IV. Personalizing Your Website

  • Chapter 11: Creating Content with Content Blocks
  • Chapter 12: Adding Multimedia with Content Blocks
  • Chapter 13: Navigating with Structure Blocks
  • Chapter 14: Automating Updates with Social Blocks

V. Extending Your Website

  • Chapter 15: Configuring Site Manager Settings
  • Chapter 16: Monitoring Site Activity
  • Chapter 17: Setting Up Shop With Commerce
  • Chapter 18: Going Out With Squarespace

VI. The Part of Tens

  • Chapter 19: Ten Features of a Good Website
  • Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Attract Attention
  • Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Make or Save Money

Squarespace for Dummies E-book

Are you still using Squarespace v5?

The previous edition, Squarespace For Dummies, is still available as an e-book.