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Author Black, Kris
Title Squarespace 6 for Dummies
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013
©2013
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (363 pages)
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Note Intro -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- Author's Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Conventions Used in This Book -- What You're Not to Read -- Foolish Assumptions -- How This Book Is Organized -- Icons Used in This Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part I: Getting Started with Squarespace 6 -- Chapter 1: What Squarespace Can Do for You -- Knowing Your Options -- Building a Website with Ease -- Exploiting the Versatility of Squarespace -- Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Build Your Website -- Setting Goals -- Planning Your Site's Functionality -- Establishing Your Website's Primary Function -- Chapter 3: Signing Up -- Signing Up for a Squarespace Account -- Choosing the Right Squarespace Pricing Plan -- Logging into Your Website -- Chapter 4: Finding Your Way around Squarespace -- Visiting the Editing Areas -- Using Core Features of Squarespace -- Part II: Designing Your Website -- Chapter 5: Considering Your Template Needs -- Exploring the Different Templates -- Reading the Read Me Page -- Taking Advantage of the Blank Canvas -- Changing Your Template -- Chapter 6: Web Design 101 -- Understanding Basic Design Elements -- Determining a Color Scheme -- Exploring Web-Safe Fonts and Font Styles -- Selecting Fonts for Your Site -- Choosing Images for Headers and Backgrounds -- Recognizing Appropriate Sizes and Values -- Chapter 7: Customizing with Style Editor -- Locating Style Editor -- Selecting an Element in Your Site -- Changing Your Site's Colors -- Customizing Fonts -- Adjusting Sizes and Values with Sliders -- Modifying the Template with Other Options -- Saving Your Template -- Testing Your Template -- Resetting Your Customizations -- Part III: Building Your Website -- Chapter 8: Working with Pages and Collections -- Defining Page Types -- Item-Based Pages -- Pages -- Folders -- Links -- Index Page
Chapter 9: Creating Pages in Your Site -- Locating Content Manager -- Determining Your Site's Navigation -- Configuring Pages with Basic Settings -- Configuring the Basic Settings for a Blog Page -- Utilizing Unlinked Pages to Add Hidden Content -- Modifying Settings for Folders and Link Page Types -- Chapter 10: Building Your Pages with Items and Blocks -- Exploring How Pages, Items, and Blocks Work Together -- Working with Page Items -- Running Through the Edit Settings -- Working with Blocks -- Rearranging Blocks Using LayoutEngine -- Part IV: Personalizing Your Website -- Chapter 11: Creating Content with Content Blocks -- Understanding Content Blocks -- Text Block -- Markdown Block -- Quote Block -- Code Block -- Form Block -- External Link Block -- Amazon Item Block -- Product Block -- Space Block -- Horizontal Rule Block -- Chapter 12: Adding Multimedia with Content Blocks -- Understanding Multimedia Content Blocks -- Image Block -- Gallery Block -- Video Block -- Embed Block -- Audio Block -- Map Block -- Chapter 13: Navigating with Structure Blocks -- Understanding How Structure Blocks Work -- Search Block -- Collection Link Block -- Calendar Block -- Summary Block -- Tag Cloud Block -- Author Index Block -- Tag, Category, and Month Index Blocks -- Chapter 14: Automating Updates with Social Blocks -- Understanding How Social Blocks Work -- Connecting a Social Account to a Social Block -- Creating Galleries from Photo-Sharing Sites -- Streaming Your Latest Tweets -- Checking in with Foursquare -- Listing Your Social Accounts -- Part V: Extending Your Website -- Chapter 15: Configuring Site Settings -- Getting to Know Your Site's Settings -- Configuring Basic Site Settings -- Configuring General Settings -- Setting the Time and Geography -- Adding Connected Accounts -- Publishing Pages to Your Facebook Page -- Activating Share Buttons
Inviting Contributors to Your Site -- Using Your Own Domain -- Switching Templates -- Importing and Exporting -- Injecting Code into Your Site -- Redirecting a URL with Advanced Settings -- Checking Out Developer Information -- Reviewing Your Active Sessions -- Upgrading Your Trial Account -- Updating Your Billing Information -- Getting Help from Support 24/7 -- Chapter 16: Monitoring Site Activity -- Tracking Site Activity -- Observing Your Traffic -- Finding Where Visitors Come From -- Discovering Your Popular Content -- Finding How Visitors Search for You -- Getting the Details of Site Visitors -- Managing Comments on Your Site -- Chapter 17: Setting Up Shop with Commerce -- Preparing to Set Up Shop -- Adding Products to Your Site -- Configuring Your Store -- Chapter 18: Going Out with Squarespace -- Accessing Your Site Anywhere, Anytime -- Touring the Blog Post Screen -- Capturing Ideas with Note -- Showing Your Work with Portfolio -- Part VI: The Part of Tens -- Chapter 19: Ten Features of a Good Website -- Organized Content -- Content Optimized for Search Engines -- About Page -- Contact Page -- Custom Domain -- Custom E-Mail Address -- Branding -- Design Related to Content -- Social Media Integration -- Regular Updates and Maintenance -- Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Attract Attention to Your Site -- Promote through Social Media -- Take Advantage of E-Mail Marketing -- Write an Elevator Pitch -- Try Word of Mouth -- Use Stationery -- Include an E-Mail Signature -- Advertise -- Comment on Other Sites -- Write for Other Sites -- Use an Easy-to-Remember Custom Domain -- Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Make or Save Money -- Get a Squarespace Discount -- Find a Coupon Code -- Start a Conversation -- Sell Out -- Start Shopping -- Sell Yourself -- Create a Portfolio -- Develop a Brochure Site -- Provide Exclusive Content -- Blog for Dollars -- Index
Build your own blog, website, or portfolio with Squarespace Squarespace lets you create visually rich web pages with any configuration of text, images, or blocks you wish, just by dragging and dropping. Even if you've been using earlier versions of Squarespace, the features in version 6 will amaze you - and bring you straight to this must-have guide for practical information! If you're a do-it-yourself website builder, get up to speed fast on all the next-generation Squarespace tools, including cool new features for mobile sites, SEO, social networks, and more. Brings you up to speed on Squarespace 6 and its revolutionary LayoutEngine tool for building visually-rich web pages Deciphers the very latest features for page-building in today's markets, including mobile, social media, and using SEO Delves into using auto-publish for social networks, using built-in mobile websites, syncing with social networks, gathering real-time statistics, managing your site from your smartphone or mobile device, and much more Covers the essentials, such as using templates, drag-and-drop image uploads, image-editing with Aviary, and using Page Builder to create, share, and reblog content Build awesome, professional websites for your business in no time with Squarespace 6 For Dummies
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Black, Kris Squarespace 6 for Dummies Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2013 9781118575383
Subject Web site development.;Programming languages (Electronic computers)
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