Building Business Websites with Squarespace: RAW

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Table of Contents
Sample Chapters
  • Design and create your own Squarespace website with step-by-step guidance and helpful tips
  • Add maps, calendars, blogs and automatic content to make your site dynamic and engaging
  • Learn how to monitor your website when it’s live, and streamline your management workflow

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 308 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : October 2014
ISBN : 1783559969
ISBN 13 : 9781783559961
Author(s) : Miko Coffey
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Web Development, RAW books

Chapter Availability


Chapter Number Title Availability
1 Setting Up for Success: Your Website Toolkit
2 Getting Started with Squarespace IN THE BOOK
3 Working with Squarespace Templates IN THE BOOK
4 Creating Your Site Framework: Pages, Items, Collections, and Navigation IN THE BOOK
5 Adding, Editing, and Arranging Content in Your Web Pages
6 Using Content Blocks to Add Functionality, Rich Media, and Special Features
7 Setting Up Your Online Shop with Squarespace JULY 2014
8 Tailoring Your Site's Look & Feel JULY 2014
9 Going Live with Your Website JULY 2014
10 Managing Your Website AUGUST 2014
11 Moving Beyond Standard Squarespace Tools AUGUST 2014
Appendix Help & Resources AUGUST 2014

Miko Coffey

Miko Coffey (BFA FRSA) has been building websites since 1995, and has spent the last 7 years using Squarespace to create websites for her clients at Using My Head (, where she works as a freelance web consultant “helping people do things better online”. Over the years, Miko has worked in nearly all aspects of online marketing, from designing and building websites, to managing web projects and teams, to developing e-mail marketing, social media, and other online communication strategies. As such, she brings a wealth of experience to the table, incorporating real-world business advice into her practical writing, bringing added value to the reader. Miko’s past clients and projects cover a range of types and sizes of organizations, from The Royal Society for the Arts, to Channel 4, to small startups and non-profits. Miko’s passion is enabling people to communicate better online, by demystifying the often confusing online landscape, and giving people the skills and tools they need to make their work easier, their bumps smoother, and their lives better.
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What you will learn from this book

  • Choose the right template for your website
  • Create pages, and navigate between them seamlessly
  • Add advanced functions such as maps, search functions, data forms, and calendars to your site
  • Set up your online shop and get to grips with Stripe, Squarespace’s payment directory
  • Customise your site’s design by adapting fonts, colours, and images
  • Manage your site on the go with the Squarespace mobile app
  • Troubleshoot common issues, and learn when it’s best to bring in the professionals to help out

In Detail

Squarespace is one of the simplest and most popular new Content Management Systems (CMS) for website creation, making it easy to build a professional-level website without professional-level experience.
Building Business Websites with Squarespace allows business users to create their Squarespace website in the most practical and efficient way possible. Beginning with guidance on preparing for website creation, the reader is guided through every step of the process of website creation; making your website live; and managing a functional, working site.


This book is currently available as a RAW (Read As we Write) book. A RAW book is an ebook, and this one is priced at 20% off the usual eBook price. Once you purchase the RAW book, you can immediately download the content of the book so far, and when new chapters become available, you will be notified, and  can download the new version of the book. When the book is published, you will receive the full, finished eBook.

If you like, you can preorder the print book at the same time as you purchase the RAW book at a significant discount.

Since a RAW book is an eBook, a RAW book is non returnable and non refundable.

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This guide balances theory and explanation of the important ideas behind Squarespace and website building with the practical, step-by-step content needed to put the theory into practice and create your own site. Packed with screenshots; tips and tricks; and friendly, clear explanations, the book is the perfect desktop guide for any business user seeking to work with Squarespace.

Who this book is for

This book is for beginners to DIY website building, with little-to-no technical experience. By the end of the book, you’ll have designed and built your complete business website with Squarespace.

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