Posts in Squarespace
How does SEO work for Squarespace Index Pages?

“I don’t understand how SEO works for Squarespace Index pages…help!”

The question above is a real reader’s Squarespace SEO question that arrived in my inbox the other day. Honestly, this is a fantastic question and I realized that while I’ve answered it many times with my private SEO consulting clients, I’ve never publicly answered it here on the blog. It took me about 2 minutes before I decided that this topic deserves it’s own post and video tutorial so that I could share the answer with the rest of my readers/audience too!

Squarespace SEO can be a confusing topic and when you add Index pages into the mix, it’s no wonder than many people are completely lost and hoping for the best!

In today’s blog post, I’m going to break everything down and give you a proper tutorial.

We’re going to start off by looking at how Squarespace Index pages are different from regular pages, so you can see where the initial confusion comes in. We’ll look at the SEO titles & description fields in the Page settings and talk about how to fill them out correctly. From here, we’re going to review no index tags and hiding Index page sub-pages from search engines. Finally, I’ll tell you what to do if any of the Index Page sub-pages are still showing up in Google Search Results.

Let’s take a look!

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6 Ways to get your Squarespace website in order

April showers are rolling through, the flowers are starting to bloom, little birdies are happily chirping away… you know what that means. Spring has sprung!

This time of year is all about renewal and it’s the perfect excuse to do a little spring cleaning.

I’m sure you’re all covered on the home front but what about your website? Are you going to spruce it up too?

No matter what type of website you have, whether you’re a blogger or a service provide, run an e-commerce shop - whatever - now’s the perfect time to give your site a little TLC!

In today’s post, I’m going to cover 6 ways to get your website in order. These aren’t “five minute fixes” but they won’t take days of your time either. I’d say realistically you can knock most of these pointers off within a couple of hours and trust me, it’s definitely time well spent! These are all tweaks that will help you to grow your website, improve user experience, and position you as an expert online.

Ready to get started? Let’s jump right in!

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Everything you need to know about using AMP blog posts on your Squarespace website

Today’s blog post is inspired by a question that come up recently during on my of Squarespace SEO Audit & Consulting Sessions and I knew it would be a great topic to share publicly with my blog readers as well.

If you’ve ever looked at my Squarespace SEO Checklist freebie (which you can get below), you might have noticed that I’ve marked the AMP setting as optional. There are a few very good reasons for this which I’m excited to dive into below!

Many Squarespace newbies or people who are just learning about web design/development for the first time probably have no clue what AMPs are, let alone the pros/cons of using them on Squarespace website. If you find yourself in a similar boat, this blog post is definitely for you! My goal here is to teach you a little bit of tech, go over the AMP setting on your Squarespace website, but most importantly clear up any confusion surrounding them and how they’re different from regular blog posts viewed on mobile. I’m going to explain what AMPs are, how and why you would use them on your Squarespace website, and also talk about what affect they have on SEO and how your website/blog posts might show up in search results.

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Everything you need to know about Squarespace Page Titles

What makes up a website? Do you think of a collection of pages that display a variety of content? If we agree that a website is something along those lines, the next question to ask yourself is how does a visitor move around the site?

First off, there’s the home page where visitors initially land on your website. From there they navigate around to different pages of the site. Users often hop between pages by clicking through to the content they’re looking for, and that’s often indicated by the Page Title. For example, if you want to read the blog, you’ll click the “Blog” link. Or if you want to shop a brand’s products, you might click “Shop” or “Products”.

As a website owner, your goal is to make it as easy and straightforward as possible for visitors on your site to access the information they’re looking for.

This is where Page Titles come in!

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