Guides

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Settings

  1. This guide will show you how to reset your password for your Squarespace account if your forgot it.

  2. Changing Your Password

    This guide will show you how to reset your password for your Squarespace account if you're logged in but want to change it.

  3. Creating URL Redirects

    URL Mappings in Settings allows you to redirect away from pages that don't exist to pages that do exist. This can be for a permanent change (301 redirect) or a temporary change (302 redirect).

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Configuring Overlays Settings

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

  14. 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.

  15. Managing Multiple Sites

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

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

  17. 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. 

  18. 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

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. How do I configure my Gallery Settings?

    Navigate to the Site Manager and click the Content Manager icon to access the Content Manager.  Then select your Gallery in the navigation column.

  23. Navigate to the Site Manager and click the Content Manager icon to access the Content Manager.  Then select your Blog Page in the navigation column.

  24. How do I configure my Page Settings?

    Navigate to the Site Manager and click the Content Manager icon to access the Content Manager.  Then select your Page in the navigation column.

  25. How do I set a password for my site?

    Within the Site Manager, click the Settings  and access the General settings.

  26. You can add advanced code or custom scripts to be applied to all pages within your site using the Code Injection area of your Site Manager.

  27. How do I configure a 404 Error Page?

    A 404 or Not Found error message is displayed when the server is unable to locate a page (usually from a broken or dead link) from the URL that's attempting to be accessed.

  28. How do I enable email comment notifications?

    You can configure your contributor account to receive email notifications for new comments on blog pages for which you have administrator or content manager permissions.

  29. How do I change my Site Name?

    Your Site Name is the name you give your website when you create it from our signup page.  This name is also used as a part of your Squarespace URL and in your settings we reference that portion of the URL as your Account ID (accountid.squarespace.com) and you may change it at anytime within your Site Manager. 

  30. Accepting a Contributor Invitation

    Each Squarespace site can be managed by a series of Contributors with varying permissions, such as editing content or managing billing. Before beginning, you must first accept an invitation to be a Contributor. 

  31. Adding and Managing Contributors

    Contributors allow you to manage roles and permissions for your site. You can grant as little or as much access to your site for other users to help manage your site as you wish.