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Page settings

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 the Pages panel, visit 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:

  1. In the Home Menu, click Pages.
  2. In the Pages panel, hover over a page title, then click the gear icon next to the title.

The gear icon appears when you hover over a page title in the Pages panel.

  1. Make any changes to the settings in the General, SEO, Social, Media, and Advanced tabs. Blog Pages also include a Feeds tab. To learn more about each setting, see the tables below.
  2. Click Save to publish your changes.

Edit settings

Review these tables to learn more about the options in each page settings tab.


Setting Description and next steps
Delete Page

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

Duplicate Page

Duplicate the page as a starting point for new content. Available for Cover Pages and Layout Pages. To learn more, visit Duplicating pages and content.

Enable Page

Disable the 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 Title

This title displays on-page in some templates.

Page Visibility

Set the page's visibility so all visitors can see it or only visitors with a password. 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.

Set As Homepage

Set the 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

To learn more, visit URL slugs.

Setting Description and next steps
Search Results Preview

A preview of how the 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 SEO site 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 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.

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 the page might look when shared on social media.

Setting Description and next steps
Banner / Thumbnail Image

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


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

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.
Apple Podcasts

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.

Setting Description and next steps
Page Layout Five template only. Use this to display sidebars on any page.
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.

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.

Categories / Tags

Available for collection pages.

Bulk-update and manage tags and categories that organize items on the page. To learn more, visit Categories and tags.

Page Header Code Injection

Add custom code to the header for the 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.

Collection item settings

Individual collection items have their own editors, where you can adjust their content and settings. After opening a collection page from the Pages panel, here's how to open the editor for each item:

  • Blog posts - Hover over the post in the Blog Page panel and click ..., then click Settings
  • Events - Hover over the event in the Events Page panel and click ..., then click Settings
  • Portfolio sub-pages - Hover over the sub-page in the Portfolio Page panel and click ..., then click Settings
  • Products - Double-click the product
  • Album tracks - Click the track name in the Album Page panel.
  • Blog posts - Hover over the blog post and click Edit.
  • Events - Hover over the event and click Edit.
  • Gallery images - Hover over the image and click the gear icon.
  • Products - Double-click the item.


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