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3 Ways To Add Hidden Images In Squarespace!

3 Ways To Add Hidden Images In Squarespace!

Hey folks!

Hope this day is finding you well! I'm stoked to bring you this super-easy tutorial on how to add hidden images to your Squarespace blog because it's something I've been dying to do, but just figured out, like, yesterday (literally). I thought I'd share the knowledge since I couldn't find what I was looking for—hopefully, this post will keep you from wasting time like I did! 

Option 1

First, let me say you absolutely can use your pinnable image as your thumbnail; this is a no-code workaround that I used (and still use, honestly). It's quick, easy, and absolutely does the job. You can do this by going to your desired post, clicking Edit → Options and uploading your thumbnail. From there, you can adjust the focal point wherever you'd like. Boom. Done. 

Option 2

You could also create and upload a graphic directly to Pinterest and then edit the pin to include the desired website later. I've done this as well, and it works great! 

I wanted to mention these options to let you know there's no need to deal with coding if you don't want to. I'm a Communications major, so coding is somewhat foreign to me, so I completely understand the trepidation! That being said, it's okay to push ourselves a bit and learn a new skill. This tutorial is really easy and the coding is all copy and pasting, I promise! 

Let's get started, shall we?



Option 3

Step 1 

Copy and save this code: <div style="display:none">your image URL</div>

I saved mine as a Note on my Mac, but anywhere that's easy to access is perfect!

Step 2 

Upload your desired graphic to an image hosting site like Photobucket. 

Step 3 

Find the blog post you'd like to add the hidden image to and click Edit

Step 4

Click the bubble that is closest to the desired location of your hidden image and choose the Code Block.

Step 5

Copy & paste the hidden image code into the box. Make sure HTML is selected. 

Step 6

Replace "your image URL" with the HTML code for your image. 

Step 7

Delete ALT name and replace with SEO-rich description that relates to your post.

Step 8

Select Apply and Save.

 You're done! 


Are you more of a visual learner? No problem, watch this quick and easy 2-minute tutorial!


Curious to see whether there's a hidden image in this very post? I dare ya to pin it and find out! Also, let me know if you try this method—I'd love to see how it's working for you on your Squarespace blog!


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