Changing your site's settings

Once you've logged into your site, a black bar appears at the top. Click Website Management in the top-left to adjust your site settings. 


The Website Management bar has six sections:

Choose any of the links in these sections to access that administration area. Once you've opened an administration area, click the back arrow to return to your site. 

This guide provides a quick synopsis of each administration area. 


Overview An overview of what's happened on your site, including web traffic. Learn more.
Manage Comments View and control the recent comments and discussions on your website, and mark spam. Learn more.
Manage Posts A database of all your site's posts. Filter by status, type, time, author, and category. Learn more.


Architecture Organize your pages and widgets with sections. Learn more.
Website Settings

Adjust your site's settings, including:

Custom Domain Add and manage custom domains. Learn more.
URL Shortcuts Redirect a page on your site. Learn more.

Members & Access

Member Accounts Update your own profile, and add, modify, or remove member profiles. Learn more.
Member Permissions Determine site members' permissions by creating a new audience. Learn more.
IP Access Filters Control how your site responds when it's accessed from specific IP addresses. Learn more.

Data & Media

File Storage Manage your files and media assets you've uploaded to your site. Learn more.
Data Snapshots Export or backup your data as an XML file. Learn more.
Blog Importer Import blogs from a variety of platforms including Wordpress, TypePad, Blogger and Movable Type. Learn more.
Change Log Track the history of your website, including changes made by you and your site's contributors. Learn more.


Traffic Overview Statistical data gathered from your website usage logs. Learn more.
Referrers Information about the websites that link to your pages.
Popular Content Data on the most frequently visited pages on your site.
Subscribers Information about your RSS feed based on unique IPs and feed aggregators.
Search Queries See what keywords visitors used to find your site.
Detailed Activity See who's accessed your website in the last 7 days, and their activity.

Billing & Support

Account Center Change your billing plan and update your billing information.
Help & Support Center Search all Squarespace 5 guides.
Tools & Goodies Add useful Squarespace 5 shortcuts to your browser's toolbar or favorites.
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