Build a Squarespace website step by step (template included)

Cristina Gavrila, freelancer | web designer

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36 Lessons (1h 30m)
    • 1. Class trailer

      1:04
    • 2. Class Project

      1:03
    • 3. Why Squarespace?

      2:49
    • 4. Setting up a Squarespace account

      0:35
    • 5. Choosing a template

      0:54
    • 6. Introduction to panels & menus

      1:22
    • 7. Creating a website structure

      2:11
    • 8. Customizing the navigation bar

      1:51
    • 9. Home page - hero section

      3:23
    • 10. Working with fonts

      2:30
    • 11. Customizing the buttons

      1:28
    • 12. Working with the spacer

      1:13
    • 13. Home page - Services section

      5:11
    • 14. Home page - about me section

      3:33
    • 15. Home page- why me section

      4:41
    • 16. Home page - blog section

      4:38
    • 17. Home page - testimonials section

      2:33
    • 18. Home page - freebie section

      4:25
    • 19. Home page - start working with me section

      0:30
    • 20. Home page - footer

      5:44
    • 21. About page - hero section

      2:20
    • 22. About page - my story section

      3:22
    • 23. About page - problem to solve section

      1:06
    • 24. About page - experience section

      2:14
    • 25. About page - case study section

      3:18
    • 26. Services page -hero section

      1:49
    • 27. Services page - services section

      1:20
    • 28. Services page - services reinforcement section

      1:20
    • 29. Services page - the FAQ section

      3:55
    • 30. Case Study page

      4:18
    • 31. Contact page

      5:25
    • 32. Customizing your blog

      3:44
    • 33. SEO for your website

      1:41
    • 34. Publishing your website

      1:25
    • 35. Recap

      0:19
    • 36. Thanks

      0:17

About This Class

In this 1.5h class, you will create your own Squarespace website. Not only that you’ll walk away with 5 pages but you’ll also learn how to make a website that converts. I will teach by creating a website from scratch and I will walk you through the entire process and decision making so that you’ll also learn the basics of typography, color, layout, call to action and many more. You can follow along and create your website or use the template I’ll provide so that you can add your own content.

Your project will be to create your Squarespace website, it can be one page or several.

This class is for any entrepreneur in need of a website that sells. No prior knowledge is required as I will start with the basics and also Squarespace is one of the most user-friendly platforms out there.


Link to the template https://amy-template.squarespace.com/

Your project will be to create your Squarespace website, it can be one page or several.

 

You will need a free trial on the Squarespace platform https://www.squarespace.com/templates

 

Links to make your life easier:

 

Photoshop trial account https://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/free-trial-download.html

Royalty free stock images https://unsplash.com https://www.pexels.com/ https://stocksnap.io/

Free icons: https://www.flaticon.com/