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Page Settings

You can use Page Settings to edit a page's title, URL, thumbnail, and other options. This reference guide walks you through the universal settings available on any page and advanced features for specific page types and templates.

Tip: For a general overview of pages, visit Understanding the Pages panel. To add a new page, visit Adding pages to your navigation. To move pages, visit Moving pages around your navigation.

Open Page Settings

To open Page Settings:

Desktop Squarespace App

In the Home Menu, click Pages.

  1. In the Pages panel, hover over a page title, then click the next to the title.

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  1. Make any changes to the settings in the Basic, SEO, Social, Media, and Advanced tabs. Blog Pages also include a Syndication tab. To learn more about each setting, see the tables below.
  2. Click Save to publish your changes.
  1. Tap Pages.
  2. Tap the page.
  3. Tap the ... icon.
  4. After making changes, tap Done.

Basic tab

Setting Description and next steps
Delete

Delete a page from your site. Deleted pages are kept in the trash can for 30 days. To learn more, visit Deleting a page.

Duplicate Page 

Use an existing page, post, or event as a starting point for new content. Available for Cover Pages, Regular Pages, and collection items. To learn more, visit Duplicating pages and content.

Enabled

Disable a page to hide it from visitors and search engines, or enable it to make it visible to all. To learn more, visit Enabling and disabling pages.

Navigation Title

The name of the page as it displays in your site's navigation menus, and within the Pages panel. To learn more, visit Editing page titles.

Page Description This description text displays on-page in some templates.
Page Layout Five template only. Use this to display page-specific sidebars on any page.
Page Title

This title displays on-page in some templates.

Password

Add a password to restrict a page to certain visitors and hide it from search engines. To learn more, visit Using page passwords.

Posts Per Page

Blog Pages only. Set the number of posts displayed (1-20) on your blog landing page.

Not available for the Farro template family. For templates in the Farro and Skye families, learn about infinite scroll.

Quickpost Bookmarklet 

Blog Pages only. A bookmarklet you can drag into your browser bookmarks bar to publish blog posts.

Set As Homepage

Set any page to be the first thing visitors see when they visit your site. To learn more, visit Setting a homepage.

URL Slug 

The URL slug for the page. For example, if the slug is "/about," the page's full URL is http://yourdomain.com/about

Visit Changing URL slugs for tips and limitations.

SEO tab

Setting Description and next steps
Search Results Preview

A preview of how your page might look in search engine results.

SEO Description

The text that may appear below a page title/link in search engine results (depending on what visitors are searching for), and in social shares. Also called a page meta description. To learn more, visit Adding site and page descriptions for SEO.

Not available on homepages, which use the site meta description instead.

SEO Title 

SEO titles appear in browser address bars and search engine results, and may appear in social shares. To learn more, visit Editing page titles.

Not available for homepages. If added previously, it may appear in the title format.

Hide this page from search results

This option hides the page from search engines, while leaving it public and available for visitors to access. 

Hiding a collection page also hides its collection items. For example, adding it to a Blog Page also hides the blog's posts. Index sub-pages need to be hidden individually.

Social tab 

Setting Description and next steps
Alternate Social Sharing Image

An image that displays when someone shares this page on social media. If you don't add a social sharing image, the Social Sharing Logo displays instead.

To learn more, visit Adding social sharing images.

Social Preview

A preview of how your page might look when shared on social media.

Media tab

Setting Description and next steps
Banner Image / Thumbnail Image

Add a thumbnail image to create a banner image (some templates) or represent the page in an Index (some templates). 

Video

Add a video banner to the page in some templates. To learn more, visit Adding a background video.

Advanced tab

Setting Description and next steps
Enable Quick View

Available for Products Pages in some templates.

Add a Quick View button that appears on hover and displays a pop-up with key product information when clicked. To learn more, visit Product Quick View.

Enable Related Items

Available for Blog Pages in the Skye and Farro template families.

Choose to display related posts at the bottom of each blog post. To learn more, visit Adding related post links.

Manage Tags / Categories

Available for Collection pages.

Bulk-update and manage tags and categories that organize items on this page. To learn more, visit Renaming, deleting, and merging tags and categories.

Page Header Code Injection

Add custom code to the header for this page. Code Injection is a Premium feature. To learn more, visit Using Code Injection.

Post Blog Item Code Injection 

Available for Blog Pages. 

Add code that appears between blog posts' content and footers (or above the post content in some templates). Code Injection is a Premium feature. To learn more, visit Using Code Injection.

Post Display 

Available for Blog Pages in the Brine, Tremont, and York template families.

Enable or disable blog post excerpts by selecting either Excerpt or Full from the Post Display drop-down menu. To learn more, visit Using blog excerpts.

Syndication tab

This tab is available for Blog Pages.

Setting Description and next steps
Apple News Connect your blog to your Apple News channel. To learn more, visit Publishing to Apple News with Squarespace.
iTunes / Podcasting Setup

Click Connect to set up a Blog Page for podcasting with iTunes. To learn more, visit Setting up a blog to host your podcast.

RSS Feed Replacement URL

Add a third-party version of your RSS URL, such as one from FeedBurner. To use the RSS URL automatically generated by Squarespace, leave this field blank. 

To learn more about RSS and Squarespace, visit Using RSS feeds.

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