Guides

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Settings

  1. Squarespace Permissions Explained

    If multiple people contribute to your site, you may not want everyone to access every area of it. This is where Permissions come in handy.

  2. What are title formats?

    You can use title formats to customize how the titles of your homepage, collections, and items display in browser tabs. Title formats also tell search engines what to display in search results.

  3. Adding a Squarespace Badge

    You can add a Squarespace Badge to your site. The badge will display the Squarespace logo along with Powered by Squarespace text.

  4. To configure Basic Info Settings like a site title, favicon or logo image, click the cog icon to access the Settings, then click Basic Info.

  5. To configure General Settings such as adding a site password and modifying your comment permissions, click the gear icon to access the Settings, then click General.

  6. Configuring Time & Geography Settings

    Enter the Settings area on the left side of your screen. Once in Settings click on Time / Geography to configure these settings.

  7. How do I edit my Site Title and Tag Line?

    There are a couple of different ways to get to the Site Title and Tagline. You can do so from the site Preview or the Site Manager.

  8. How can I edit my Site Description?

    You can add a Site Description for your website to provide a short bio or description about your site for your visitors.

  9. Adding a Basic Author

    A Basic Author is someone who can be attributed as an Author for a blog post on your site but who, unlike a Contributor with Content Editor permissions, does not have permission to edit content in your site.

  10. Configuring Overlays Settings

    You can edit your Overlays Settings to add a Squarespace Badge, Announcement Bar, and a Mobile Info Bar to your site.

  11. Adding Share Buttons

    Allow visitors to share your content on their social media profiles by adding Share Buttons to your Blog, Product, and Album Pages.

  12. Managing Multiple Sites

    You can manage multiple sites using a single Squarespace account; however, billing will be separate for each site. 

  13. You can add the following code to your site within the Settings > Code Injection under the Header code injection area. 

  14. Does Squarespace support SSL access?

    SSL is used when you login to your site for secure access and for checkout and payment pages for customers if you're using Commerce. 

  15. Pressign the ESC Key on your keyboard while on your Squarespace site will dirext you to your login page. Should you like, you can disable this option in the General Settings

  16. How do I recover or change my password?

    This guide will walk you through resetting your password, whether you've forgotten it and need a new one or simply want to change it.

  17. Keeping an email address that is up to date will ensure that you receive all account notices regarding your Squarespace site. This guide will show you how to change the email address on your account.

  18. How do I add a Favicon for my site?

    You can add a browser icon, or favicon, to your site for browsers to display in the address bar when your site is visited.

  19. Can I disable the mobile style for my site?

    Most Squarespace templates have a unique design optimized for mobile settings. Those template offers the option to have this mobile styling disabled.

  20. What is the difference between a 301 and 302 redirect?

    The Settings > URL Mappings area of your Squarespace sit is used to create URL redirects of the types 301 or 302 for your pages.