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Squarespace keyboard shortcuts and tips

Use these shortcuts to navigate and manage your Squarespace site. These tips and tricks are useful when you'd rather not click through menus to accomplish common tasks.

Navigation and search

Use these shortcuts to log in and get around Squarespace.

  Mac and Windows

Log in when visiting your site

You can disable this shortcut.

Esc

Open/close the full preview

Esc

Hide/show the Home Menu

Esc

Return to the Home Menu

Double-click the arrow at the top of any panel.

Search for a panel

/ or? 

Search for a panel, like domains or connected accounts.

If your browser uses the same shortcut, your cursor may default to your browser's search field.

Search for a Help guide

/ or? 

Click Search for term on Squarespace Help at the bottom.

If your browser uses the same shortcut, your cursor may default to your browser's search field.

Text formatting

Use these shortcuts when adding text in the Text Block Editor:

  Mac Windows
Add a link + K Ctrl + K
Header 1 + 1 Ctrl + 1
Header 2 + 2 Ctrl + 2
Header 3 + 3 Ctrl + 3
Bold + B Ctrl + B

Italic

+ I Ctrl + I

Undo

+ Z Ctrl + U

Redo

+ Y Ctrl + Y

Paste as plain text

+ Shift + V Ctrl + Shift + V

Page editing

Use these shortcuts when adding content in the Pages panel.

  Mac and Windows

Skip starter layouts and start editing a blank page

In the Create New Page panel:

Enter

Skip starter layouts, add a blank page, return to the Pages panel

In the Create New Page panel:

Shift + Enter

Add a blog post, product, event, or another collection item

When a collection page is open:

Space

Find a block

When adding a block, search at the top of the Block Menu instead of scrolling. For example, try image, audio, or summary.

Resize an image incrementally

Press and hold Shift while dragging an Image Block cropping handle to resize the image in 20-pixel increments for more precise resizing.

Style changes

Use these shortcuts when styling your site in the Style Editor.

Find a color When changing colors in the Style Editor, use HTML color names in addition to HEX, RBG/RBGa, or HSL/HSLA codes.
Find a style tweak
For Circle members only.

At the top of the Style Editor, you can search for style settings, like padding or navigation.

 
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Squarespace keyboard shortcuts and tips