ZI8 Coworking & Event Space
28th February 2019 18:00 - 21:00
Price: 85 Euros
A relaxed and fun three hour workshop covering all the basics of designing and building your own unique website using Squarespace.
Working as a group we’ll teach you how to set up your and structure your new website, how to add and edit your content, plus how to fully customise the design of your new website.
During the workshop we will also discuss best practises for displaying your website on mobile devices, plus how to optimise your new website for SEO.
You’ll leave the workshop feeling confident in how to further develop your website in your own time, with a step-by-step guide to publishing and launching your new website when you’re ready.
What is Squarespace?
Squarespace is a popular website building platform noted for it’s contemporary and intuitive approach to design. The user-friendly tools allow you build a website to your own specifications and customise the design.
This course is perfect for anyone wanting to get their own, professional looking presence up online, either a portfolio website or even an e-commerce store.
No coding or prior Squarespace knowledge is needed. We only require you to be familiar with your own laptop and have either the latest version of Chrome or Firefox installed to work with.
The workshop will be taught in English.
The Class Structure
This workshop will teach you how to build a website with the Squarespace platform. Through tutor led demonstrations the course will cover the full design and build of a 5 page website, from setting up and installing a template through to adding content and personalising the design of your website. We will show you how to add more pages to your site and maintain your site going-forward.
We will also provide wider reading and resources on web design principles and best practises for SEO for those wishing to continue their learning.
By the end of the workshop you will:
Have set up your own 5 page Squarespace website.
Be confident in how to change the design of your website.
Be confident in how to add additional content to you website and add various types of content.
Be familiar with the admin areas of Squarespace and how to edit your site in future.
Be prepared and confident to launch your website when ready.