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How to use Summary Blocks for your Squarespace Website

How to use Summary Blocks for your Squarespace Website

One of the myths about Squarespace is that Squarespace is not good for blogging. That is definitely not true. You can use Squarespace perfectly fine for blogging. I think this misconception is partly because many people don’t know about summary blocks and don’t know how to automatically display recent blog posts or specific categories of blog posts on different pages so they shy away from blogging on their Squarespace website.

To sum it up, Squarespace summary blocks can be used for blog pages and also for product pages to display a predefined selection of blog posts or products in a specific page and place on your website.

 In this blog post I wrote about how to use the summary blocks and what I use them for.

It also includes a video tutorial on how to use them.

Guide to starting a blog

Guide to starting a blog

So finally I am sitting here to write my first blog post! Yay, I have been putting this off for months or actually years. I had so many ideas what to write about but I never got around to actually starting a blog. But here I am now, finally, and I thought the perfect fit for my first real blog entry is to write about blogs! No, I am not going to write about blogs in general but actually I want to help you take the leap as well! So this is for people who want to start a blog or who have a small business and want to have a blog to support this business.

What do you actually need to know and to think about before you start? And in case you want to hire a designer what does he or she need to know from you.

Below I have listed what I think are the most important points in order to start. And I could write more about each of them but this is just meant to be a starting point. Many of you will know most of this already but first of all it's always good to see it written down. Secondly I am hoping to reach readers who are just at the beginning of the whole blogging process and are just thinking of starting their own blog and I hope to be of help. So here are my most important tips: