Posts tagged user experience
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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Should you create a custom “404 not found” page for your Squarespace website? - video tutorial

If you've spent more than 5 minutes on the internet, you've probably clicked on a link on a website only to get the "Oops that page doesn't exist!" message. You know the one I'm talking about, yes?

Even if you don't know it by name, you know what a "404 not found page" is. 

This fancy-sounding "404 not found" page is surprisingly easy to set up on the Squarespace back end, and it's a quick & easy step that will major improve your website. From both a design and user-experience point of view, I definitely recommend taking a few minutes to set one up.

Many people who go the DIY route forget to customize this page or don't understand why it's important to customize in the first place.

My friend, I know you're not an amateur techie so it's time to get one in up and running if you don't have it created already.

In today's video tutorial, I'm going to fill you in on the humble and often-overlooked "404 not found" page and show you how to create one for your Squarespace website!

If you want a professional website that doesn't look or act like a basic default Squarespace template, you'll want to customize this page asap. 

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How to add a search box to your Squarespace website - video tutorial

When it comes to designing a website, many people overlook the importance web usability. If the goal is to make it as easy as possible for visitors to access important information, we must give a shoutout to the (under appreciated) search box. Many websites are missing a search box and this is no bueno! Luckily for you, it's a quick fix that packs a major punch.

There are two common places that visitors expect to see a search box, and that is in the footer and on the blog page. If your website doesn't have a search box yet, take this tutorial as a hint that you should add one today! It might make sense to add a search box to one or both of these locations - the choice is totally up to you and how you can best serve your audience. 

This video tutorial will tell you why it's so important to have a search box on your website, and will show you how to add a search box to your site's footer and blog page.

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