How To Add A Blog Post To A Squarespace Site

Squarespace Tutorial
How to add a new squarespace blog

  1. Go to https://login.squarespace.com
  2. Enter your username and password to enter the Squarespace account dashboard
  3. Click on the website you wish to add a new blog to
  4. In the left menu, click on the “Pages” option
  5. Click on the “+” icon next to MAIN NAVIGATION
  6. Select the “blog” option (not the “page” option)
  7. Enter a Title for the new blog
  8. In the left menu, Drag and drop the new blog where you want it to be in the main navigation
  9. Click on the Gear icon for “Blog settings”
  10. Change the URL slug if necessary, making sure to use hyphens between different words
  11. Write a page description
  12. Click the SAVE button
  13. In the left menu, click the “+” icon (next to the gear icon), to add a new post
  14. Enter a Post Title (the same as the blog title you entered in step 7)
  15. Type (or paste) the blog in the main field that says “Write here…”
  16. Enter any Tags or Categories you want the new blog to have below the main field where you wrote the blog
  17. Decide if you want to enable comments or not (next to the Tags and Categories option)
  18. Click on the “Options” tab at the top
  19. Upload a thumbnail image if you wish
  20. Choose the author (if there are multiple authors on the site to choose from)
  21. If your new blog is copied from somewhere else on the internet, enter the URL where the blog was originally published in the “Source URL” field (skip this step if your blog is new content that has never been published before)
  22. Enter an excerpt from the blog that will display on the site’s Blog List Page (optional)
  23. If you wish, check the “Featured Post” box to display your new blog prominently (only works on some templates)
  24. Click on the Location tab at the top
  25. Enter the business name, Address, City, State, Zip Code and Country of the author if you wish for this to be displayed with the blog post (all fields are optional)
  26. Click on the social tab at the top
  27. Select any social media networks you have connected to your Squarespace site that you wish to push this new blog to as a post (optional)
  28. Click the “Save & Publish” button

You can learn even more about Blogging with Squarespace from Squarespace’s documentation here: https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/206543727-Blogging-with-Squarespace.

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