Guides

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Content Blocks

  1. What is a Content Block?

    Content Blocks are the foundation of your website. Each Block is designed to allow you to add a specific type of content within a Page, Blog Post, Event, Product (under Additional Info), Sidebar, or Footer. Blocks are separated into six basic groups: Basic, Commerce, More, Layout, Content, and Social.

  2. About the Image Block

    In this guide you'll find steps on how to add, edit, and style your Image Block, as well as some general information about what the Image Block is and the features it offers.

  3. The Gallery Block allows you to quickly add a gallery of images or videos directly to any page or post to display in a number of different ways.

  4. About the Code Block

    You can insert code within a page using the Code Block.

  5. Using the Audio Block

    The Audio Block enables you to share a single audio file in a player directly on a page or within a blog post. You can upload a file from your computer or link to an externally hosted file if you like.

  6. You can display your most recent tweets and a follow button using the Twitter Block.

  7. Using the Calendar Block

    The Calendar Block can be used to present a daily view of posts from a Blog, Events, Gallery, or Products Page within your site.

  8. Use the Social Links Block to add Social Icons that link to your social media profiles.

  9. Using the Form Block

    The Form Block allows you to present a form within a page or blog post to capture data entered by your visitors.

  10. Using the Category List Block

    Use the Category List Block to list out every Category used in a Blog, Products Page, Album, or Events Page.

  11. Using the Video Block

    A Video Block allows you to add an externally hosted video for display directly within a content area on your Squarespace Site.

  12. Using the Summary Block

    The Summary Block allows you to display the most recent updates to your Blog, Events, or Gallery.

  13. Using the Instagram Block

    Use the Instagram Block to display a gallery of images from your Instagram account.

  14. Wrapping Text Around Blocks

    You can wrap text around any block using the new LayoutEngine.

  15. Using The Spacer Block

    The Spacer Block allows you to add an adjustable amount of space between Blocks on your site.

  16. Using the Button Block

    You can use the Button Block to create and add buttons to your website.

  17. Using the RSS Block

    The RSS Block can be used to add a quick link for the RSS feed of a Blog on your site.

  18. Using the Map Block

    Use the Map Block to add an interactive map your page.

  19. Using the Markdown Block

    Instead of typing in regular text, you can use the markdown language to add text to your site. Using the Markdown Block requires knowledge of the markdown language.

  20. Using the Foursquare Block

    Use the Foursquare Block to display a feed of your latest check-ins on Foursquare.