You can add a social icon that links to your YouTube profile page. You can also add YouTube videos to your site with the Video Block or as a Cover Page background video.
Note: If you don’t have a YouTube account, sign up here.
Display a YouTube social icon
To display a social icon:
- In the Home Menu, click Settings.
- Click Social Links.
- Add your YouTube profile link.
- Check Show Social Icon.
- Click Save.
For more detailed steps, visit Adding social links.
Add a YouTube video to your site
You can display YouTube videos in Gallery Pages, Gallery Blocks, and in a Video Block on Layout Pages and blog posts. This is a great way to embed your videos on your site without using third-party widgets. For more information, visit Adding videos to your Squarespace site.
You can also use YouTube to add a background video to a Cover Page. This creates a looping visual background without sound, customizable with various filters and overlay effects.