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Build your website with Squarespace

at General Assembly - The Loop

Course Details
$60 8 seats
Start Date:

Thu, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
150 N Wacker Ste # 2600
At W Randolph St
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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A computer will not be provided
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Kara Hanninen

What you'll learn in this web design class:

Squarespace is an amazing tool for entrepreneurs, bloggers, photographers, restaurants, and small business owners looking to build a beautifully designed website quickly and easily. 

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to choose a template, customize the look and feel of your website, lay out content, and leave with the beginnings of your very own website.

  • Develop a functional understanding of Squarespace as it compares to other CMS options (i.e. Wordpress)
  • Explain the difference between domain hosting and web hosting
  • Create a new beautifully designed 3-5 page website
  • Create and update basic web pages with different layouts
  • Understand fundamentals of Squarespace's SEO settings and how to optimize your site
  • Learn about additional tools to help grow your business
Prereqs & Preparation
  • Students must bring a laptop to class. 
  • Preparing written/visual content (i.e. text or photos) in advance for your website is recommended but not required.
  • Must have basic computer proficiency. 
  • Programming skills are not required.
School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love.

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