An About page is a staple of nearly every professional site. This guide includes tips for adding an About page to your Squarespace site.
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Use a starter layout
Add a new page with the About starter layout, and replace placeholder blocks with your own content:
- In the Home Menu, click Pages, then click the + icon.
- In the Create New Page menu, select About.
- Select a layout option.
- Enter a title for the page (for example, About). You can change this later.
- A new page will open with placeholder blocks.
- Hover over different blocks to edit them. You can also add new blocks to expand the layout. For more help, visit Building Layout Pages.
Tip: To build an About page from scratch, choose the Blank layout in the Create new page menu. Then add blocks to customize the page with images, text, and other content.
What's included in the About starter layout?
The About starter layouts display different arrangements of:
The blocks that display are placeholders. Double-click them to add your own content.
Add a bio or history
Combine text and images
Link to social profiles
Use a Social Links Block to add icons or buttons that lead to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social profiles. Ensure you've connected the accounts you want to link to in the block.
A red box displays around the placeholder block if no account is connected. Visitors don't see this.
Rearrange the layout
After you've finished adding content to the placeholder blocks, you can drag and drop them around the page to create a custom layout. Then click Save to publish your changes.
To learn how to move blocks, visit Moving blocks.
Expand the layout
Add Quote Blocks to display quotes from clients you want to stand out from other text.
Add clients or previous customers
After saving your About page, you might want to: