It's easy to install the Facebook Pixel on a Squarespace site - just paste the code Facebook provides into the sitewide header code injection point - BUT this won't track the value of completed orders in the Facebook analytics system.
If you haven't done it already, now could be the time to enable SSL on your Squarespace website.
Search Console's Sitemap section can be misleading. Find out how to check the number of pages that Google REALLY has in its index for your Squarespace website.
Understanding how Internal linking, Topic Clusters and Pillar Pages can boost your Squarespace SEO.
If your Squarespace page is overloaded with hundreds of gallery images this free plugin is a great way to limit the number of gallery images in grid layout while having them all appear in lightbox view.
When an IFRAME embedded in a code block does not work on a Squarespace website the problem is usually that the embed IFRAME code is unsecure ( the IFRAME url begins with http:// ) and the page that contains the IFRAME code is secure (url begins with https://).
The Squarespace Code Connector is an incredibly useful utility that makes me faster and more accurate at developing custom CSS and injection scripts for Squarespace websites.
Check out my video to see the Squarespace Code Connector in action and hear me talk about its advantages.
If you use custom fonts on your Squarespace website you might have noticed 'font flicker' - also known as FOUT (flash of unstyled text) - the page initially displays in the default font and then swaps to the custom font, causing a distracting flicker.
Here's a fix that uses CSS3 animations to hide the flicker.
Squarespace automatically adapts your page layout for different screen widths but this can lead to some very long page lengths on mobile devices.
This free css plugin optimises page lengths by reducing the number of summary block entries on mobile devices .
Add the code in this article to Design > Custom CSS and your Squarespace search results will be a lot more useful to your site visitors.
Batch optimising your images speeds up your workflow and also speeds up your Squarespace site.
Simple image optimisation can overcome these problems.
When Google started moving all of its tools over to https access they also took the step of not reporting referring search terms for users who searched on an https connection.
The upshot was that the specific search terms that bring in visitors via Google search are all reported as (not provided).
Adding a filter to Google Analytics replaces any "(not provided)" data with "np - [landing page title]" - this at least lets you know which pages on your site are receiving search traffic.
Here's a free code plugin that forces PDFs to open in a new window rather than hiding your site by taking over the current browser window.
This is a quick solution I just programmed for a client that allows displays a down arrow "scroll hint" locked to the bottom of the browser window that slowly fades out as the page is scrolled down and quickly fades back in if the page is scrolled back to the top.
Zoom in. Zoom Out. Shake it all about - Free CSS code to add to your Squarespace website that allows you to easily add cool rollover effects to whichever images you want.
Here's a video walkthrough of a project I just completed for Dream Big that makes their site multilingual.
When viewing the Spanish version of the site any interface content that is hard coded in English is automatically replaced with Spanish translations.
Get this FREE addon that allows you to install looping video backgrounds on Squarespace Cover Pages. This solution uses a locally hosted video rather than a video from YouTube, Vimeo or other streaming video services.
I wanted to understand how people are engaging with my Squarespace website so I performed a test to measure visitor engagement and to work out whether single page “bouncing” visitors are engaging with the site at any level.
The test results revealed that the vast majority of visitors interact and engage with the site, with only 12% not interacting at all.
Whether you have a new or a long established Squarespace website there’s a little groundwork you should undertake before embarking on a traffic building campaign.
Squarespace Index pages don't trigger Google Analytics tracking for subpages loaded via Ajax. This means you can't tell whether users are interacting with Index pages or just abandoning them.
This article explains the problem and then demonstrates a custom script that enables this valuable analytics data to be tracked.
Are you worried because Google Webmaster Tools daily impression and click data hasn’t refreshed since the 7th or 8th of February 2015?
Well don't fret.. ..the problem applies to everyone and Google is working on a fix.
This short video tutorial will show you how to activate Google Analytics in your Squarespace account and how to immediately check whether it is tracking correctly.
Here's a concise solution for creating hide/show text in Squarespace pages, using a Markdown Block and a jQuery script.
Long strings of characters with no spaces, such as urls, can break Squarespace comment layouts. Here's a quick fix.
Each Squarespace template has a templateID in its source code. We list the IDs for the currently selectable templates and tell you how to seek inspiration by searching the web for IDs.
A useful script that dynamically translates Squarespace form errors into the language of your choice.
If you have a custom domain on your Squarespace account there's a chance that your site is being indexed twice by search engines. This article explains the problem.. ..points out that it's not a massive worry.. ..and suggests a solution.
Knowing where your site visitors come from can make a huge difference to your online strategy. If your site has a specific catchment area you want to ensure you maximise visits from that area. If you have a more global reach you want to see how much of the planet your audience comes from.
There's a bug in the Squarespace file upload process that renames some files so they can't be found. This post tells you how to find your lost files.
Forcing the Facebook cache to update gives you fine control over likes and shares of your Squarespace pages and blog posts.