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Squarespace 7.1 Tutorial [2020] Improve Site Speed [Video]

Link to download the quick list of improvements: bloomcreativecompany.com/sitespeedIn today’s walkthrough, I want to talk about site speed. This is a common question that I’m getting a time, but how to improve the speed in your site, how to make sure it loads quicker, how to not lose traffic while they’re waiting there for the site to load.There are a couple things that we can do.But I just want to say to start off that with Squarespace, you’re paying them a subscription and your site should be quick that is all part of the package. But when we start developing our sites and putting more components in these sites, that’s what is going to slow it down. Things like embedding too many videos or having a ton of third-party integrations, and really large image files, put in blogs, multiple images, and blogs or all of your sites. I want to break down a list of six items you can focus on to improve the site speed, all things that you can do on your end.Tip of advice before putting all the bells and whistles in your site, validate your concept, or have proof of concept FIRST. Make sure it’s what your audience wants because you can have all the bells and whistles with integrations or animations, but if it’s not tested and people aren’t drawn to it and people aren’t validating your idea, you’re wasting a lot of time. Wasting time managing your site and all these platforms too.Thanks for being here! Elizabeth MoellerBloom Creative Company

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Accordion Dropdown for FAQ’s (and more) in Squarespace [Video]

Link to Free Code: www.will-myers.com/accordion-dropdownsLink to Purchase Plugin: Timestamps0:00 – Introduction1:00 – Building HTML structure3:25 – Basic CSS formatting for the Accordion7:27 – Adding in Javascript Click Events12:22 – Loading jQuery13:55 – Toggling Classes on an Element with jQuery16:45 – Adding Multiple Accordion’s Per Page=========DescriptionSo you want to build some accordion dropdowns on your Squarespace site. Maybe for FAQ’s or maybe just for other general information. In this tutorial, I’m going to go over how to build a basic dropdown block. I’ve also built a plugin that you can purchase that allows you to build accordion sections really easily, as well as use just regular Squarespace blocks within an accordion dropdown instead of coding everything. TLDR: if you want a really easy way to add accordion blocks to your site, check out my super affordable plugin. If you want to learn more about coding accordion blocks using HTML, CSS, and Javascript, watch the full tutorial above.========= More Links:Tab Ipsum Chrome Plugin: https://tabipsum.com/