Have you ever wanted to annouce something to all of your website traffic? Using the inbuilt Squarespace Announcement Bar is the best way to do so. In this video, I demonstrate and explain how to enable the announcement bar + modify it, to suit your website.
An announcement bar is a super powerful marketing tool, that is very underated. It is best used in extremely targeted campaigns. For example, you’re promoting a special coupon code, or a flash sale.
0:00 Demonstrating Squarespace Announcement Bar
Squarespace has an inbuilt announcement bar option, which is extremely handy. This means it will be optimised across mobile & desktop devices, which I demonstrate.
0:35 Enabling Announcement Bar
Navigate to the marketing section of the Squarespace editor, this is where we can enable the announcement bar. Simply enable the bar, and we’re good to go & start editing it.
0:57 Changing Text in Announcement Bar
Whilst in this section, we can quickly and easily adjust what the text says, plus adjust the direction of the link.
1:31 Designing Announcement Bar
Navigate to the site styles editor and select the announcement bar. In here, we can adjust the colour, font and other design features of the announcement bar.
2:07 Desktop & Mobile Announcement Bar
We quickly preview the announcement bar on mobile & desktop devices, to check it working properly.
I hope you learnt a thing or two from this tutorial.