Saturday
Feb272010

Simple CSS Rollovers

I've received a few inquiries lately asking about rollover buttons, so I thought I would write out some CSS rollover button options. Samples include the Blog button used on this website ... »

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Friday
Feb192010

MOD: Custom Calendar for Squarespace

Until Squarespace rolls out a fantastic calendar module Vuela had a custom Squarespace calendar solution developed that integrates perfectly with any Squarespace template ... »

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Friday
Feb192010

MOD: Hide Squarespace Gallery Title or Description

Simple CSS to hide the gallery title or description text on the multi-gallery list view page ... »

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Thursday
Feb182010

MOD: Fix an Element In Place (so it doesn't scroll w/the page)

Sometimes it's adventageous to fix an element of the layout in-place so that it doesn't scroll with the rest of the page. This is a technique I often use ... »

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Thursday
Feb182010

Issuu's Flipp'in Awesome for Online PDF Viewing

Most businesses have PDF documents they want to get out their audience, but this can be tricky online aside from just simply linking to the document for download. One of our favorite PDF tools can be found at Issuu.com -- The best online PDF viewing solution out there. It's awesome. It's simple. And, it's free ... »

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Thursday
Feb182010

MOD: Add New Editable Regions to Your Squarespace Template

One modification I make frequently to Squarespace templates, is to make new editable regions within the layout -- actually, what I'm doing here is taking sections out of the sidebar that contain Text/HTML widgets, and re-inserting them somewhere else ... »

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Thursday
Feb182010

MOD: Basics for jQuery Setup

Throughout this blog and other useful resources for making modifications to Squarespace there are numerous references to using jQuery as means of modifying your Squarespace template. This article provides the basic information and resources to help point you in the right direction to get setup to start using jQuery on your Squarespace website ... »

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Wednesday
Feb172010

MOD: Journal Title that's always visible

As of Squarespace 5.0, when you add a Page Title to the Header of your Journal section, it only shows on the front / overview page, and not on full/single article pages. Here is a little jQuery script that adds a Title(or other content) to the top of the Journal section that will be visible on all pages within that journal, it even works as a navigation link to return to the journal overview ... »

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Wednesday
Feb172010

MOD: Shadowbox for Images, Flash, Video & More

Squarespace Gallery Modules come with a built-in "Lightbox Mode" that has some fantastic functionality ... but sometimes you want to use this type of functionality in other areas of your site. Enter: Shadowbox! Shadowbox is a "lightbox" style function that you can call from anywhere: any image link, and any text link -- and Shadowbox can be used for single images, multiple images, flash content, and video! ... »

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Wednesday
Feb172010

MOD: Replace Hard-coded Text

Throughout any Squarespace Template there are elements that have text hard-coded in that you may want to change. Here are some examples, and the script to do it ... »

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Tuesday
Feb162010

MOD: "Click to read more" Link

There are a number of things I always want to change right off-the-bat when I customize a Squarespace template, and the "Click to read more" link is a great example ... »

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Tuesday
Feb162010

MOD: Category Dropdown Box

Categories and Tags are a great way to organize and cross-reference content in a Squarespace Journal Module, however including them in the page layout sometimes just doesn't jive with the look you're trying to achieve -- or sometimes there's just too many to list down the side of the page if you're not a fan of mile-long webpages. A great solution is to put the categories, tags, entry titles, or even the archive date groups (ie: entries by month) in a dropdown box ... »

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Monday
Feb152010

Featured Squarespace Developer

VUELA is proud to be listed as a Featured Squarespace Developer. The bright shiny and totally bad-ass lastest version of Squarespace.com has launched and I am honored to be listed as a featured developer. Thanks Squarespace! Check out their new digs at www.squarespace.com.

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