Create a website without writing code

Build a beautiful modern website using the Squarespace platform
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Instructed by Jake Jorgovan Design / Web Design
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  • Lectures 57
  • Contents Video: 5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

Squarespace has revolutionized the way that websites are created. You no longer need to be a developer to build a website. Anyone of any skill level can create a beautiful, modern and mobile friendly website on the Squarespace platform.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Set up your account on Squarespace
  • Navigate through Squarespace's interface and use it's essential features
  • Add content to your site
  • Design and stylize your site
  • Blogging and e-commerce
  • Launch your website live

This course is targeted for all skill levels:

  • The absolute beginner with no knowledge of web design will find value in this course.
  • The creative professional, designer or advanced web user will find value in the in depth explanation of Squarespace. The course is all taught through live video and screen captures.

The course is approximately 5.5 hours in total although some parts are optional depending on the individuals previous knowledge of web design.

The course is structured in two sections. The first half is an in-depth walkthrough and tutorials on how to use Squarespace. The second half of the course shows me actually designing a site from beginning to end.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need to set up a trial account at Squarespace

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build a website without writing code
  • Know how to use the Squarespace platform
  • How to launch their new website live

What is the target audience?

  • This course is open to all skill levels
  • Beginners with no web design experience will love this course and how simple it is
  • Designers and creative professionals will love the ability to be able to design incredible sites without writing code
  • Web designers will fall in love with Squarespace and love the platform
  • Anyone seeking to learn Squarespace or improve in their knowledge will benefit from this course

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
About this course
Preview
02:16
Section 2: Getting Started
Why Squarespace?
Preview
07:59
Planning out your site
02:22
Setting up your Squarespace Account
01:23
A brief tour of Squarespace 7
05:41
How to select the right template
11:14
How to install a template
03:26
Section 3: An extended tour of Squarespace
An extended tour of Squarespace
00:25
Understanding the pages tab
06:54
Understanding the design tab
05:41
Understanding the metrics tab
06:04
The comments tab & Disqus
02:26
Understanding the Settings Tab pt 1
18:22
Understanding the Settings Tab pt 2
15:55
An extend tour outro
00:25
Section 4: Using the visual editor
An introduction to the visual editor
08:32
Understanding the page settings tab
05:20
How to manage text in Squarespace
08:22
Working with links
04:25
How to use the image block
05:52
How to use the gallery block
14:42
How to use the Quote block
01:19
How to use the video block
02:21
How to install a Facebook like box and use the code block
05:13
How to use the form block and create a contact page
10:35
How to use the map block
02:38
Advanced Layout Techniques with the Line Tool
04:06
How to create buttons
01:57
How to use the summary block
11:10
How to integrate social media into your site
05:47
How to edit the footer
02:13
Visual Editor Outro
01:04
Section 5: Style Editor
About the Style Editor
00:32
Using the Style Editor pt 1
05:51
Using the Style Editor pt 2
08:34
Using the Style Editor pt 3
03:56
Using the Style Editor pt 4
08:37
Section 6: Blogging
About Blogging on Squarespace
00:36
How to set up a blog on Squarespace
12:53
Section 7: eCommerce
About Squarespace's eCommerce Platform
00:19
Setting up eCommerce
09:13
Overview of eCommerce
06:53
Section 8: Cover pages
About Cover Pages
00:35
How to use cover pages
05:32
Section 9: Designing a site from start to finish
About this section of the course
00:49
How to create a sitemap & plan your site
05:31
Building your sites framework
03:30
Creating a photography page
06:34
Creating an about page
03:49
Creating a contact page
04:27
Adding a logo to the website
01:36
How to edit the footer
01:41
Creating the home page
03:07
Stylizing the site
15:22
Section 10: How to launch your website
It's time to put your website live
00:12
How to launch your website with Godaddy (and other domain providers)
07:28
Section 11: Next steps
Next steps
01:02

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Instructor Biography

Jake Jorgovan, Freelance Squarespace Web Designer

Jake Jorgovan is an Official Squarespace Specialist web designer.

He has designed Squarespace websites for hundreds of small business clients, bloggers, and prestigious clients such as the US Naval Academy.

Prior to a career in web design, Jake studied Entrepreneurship at Belmont University where he graduated in 2011. Since graduating Jake was named Nashville's 2011 Youth Entrepreneur of the year, he has built and sold his first creative agency and currently works remotely as a freelance web designer while traveling the world.

One of Jake's great passions is teaching. As a result he has built a Youtube Channel called 'Squarespace Tutorials with Jake Jorgovan' where he regularly posts videos and education about Squarespace.

Jakes mission in life is to inspire others to create positive change in lives of others. This course is a small piece of that.

A website in todays world may be the start of a a business, the start of a blog, or the start of a creative project you have always dreamed of. These course's are tool for you to bring your dreams and creations into the world.

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