The change log tracks specific additions and changes to pages, blog posts (journal entries), and comments on your site.
To find the change log:
- Log into your site.
- In the Website Management bar, click Change Log under Data & Media.
Tip: To display recent changes to your site to your visitors, create a Change Tracker.
Note: If you want others to make specific changes on your site, upgrade your site to Squarespace 7 and invite them as contributors. To learn more about the benefits of upgrading, visit Squarespace 5 vs. newer versions.
What does the change log track?
The change log tracks specific changes to your site, including:
- New journal entries (blog posts).
- Follow ups to journal entries.
- New or modified content on a page.
- Comments made by members or public visitors.
- Deleted comments.
It doesn't track when you:
- Add or delete pages.
- Edit existing posts.
- Add or update sidebar content.
- Change your custom style, including CSS.
- Make changes to website management or site manager status.
- Make structure changes, such as rearranging pages or widgets.
Unpublish or remove changes
Use the Unpublish or Remove options to remove pages, posts, or comments from your site.
- Clicking Remove is permanent and can't be undone.
- If an item is unpublished, click Publish to republish it.
If you delete or unpublish a page, post, or comment on your site, its entry or entries will be removed from the change log as well.
Hide changes from the change log
To choose whether edits to a page are tracked in the change log:
- Log in and go to the page on your site.
- In Structure mode, click Configure This Page.
- Scroll to the Advanced Options & Style Overrides section.
- Check or uncheck Track Changes.
Share changes with visitors
For a list of ways visitors can track changes to your site, visit Site change notifications.