Create an Account

Select staff members can edit their own departmental website content. You will receive an email invite, with instructions on how to to create your account. 

To Log In

  1. Go to

  2. Enter your Squarespace username and password.

  3. Select your site to begin editing.



Open a page


Edit content on your site


Add a button to your site


Add a link


Display events on your site


Add a form to your site



Add a PDF to your . site.


Remove a PDF from your site.

Replacing Documents

To replace a document, simply delete the old document. Then, select the text you want to link, or create a button, and add a new document.



Edit a banner image.


Update Social Media Feeds


Add a photo


Embed a video on your page

Specific Teams


University Comm.


Formstack Teams


1. After you log in, click Pages.

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2. Select your page to begin editing.

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3. Hover over the page. Click Edit.

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Edit Content

Simply select a Text Block, and delete, edit, or add copy as you would in a Word document.

Add a New Section 


1.Click the Insert Point.

Hover over the page, and you will see that you can add a Block of content anywhere on the page.

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2. Choose Text.

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3. Start typing.

You will see a dark grey Edit Bar to italicize, bold, format, bullet, number or indent your text.

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To add a button:


1. Click the Insert Point.


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2. Select Button.

3. Style and link the button.

  1. Enter text for the button.

  2. Add a URL to a website or webpage.

  3. Always select size Small.

  4. Align Center or Left, depending on your content.

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4. Click Apply.

1. Highlight your text, and click the Link Icon.

You can also link to a document with a button. Add the buttontdrzdfvytscdydtxxvfrsbdyfcwcvrcwadzue, then proceed to step 2.

2. Select Files.

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3. Click Add a File.

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4. Select the PDF on your computer.

When possible, upload a PDF, NOT a Word Document, as PDFs are can be opened by all users on all devices.

Titling PDFs

Use dashes, no spaces or capital letters (i.e. name-of-file.pdf).

5. Select Open in a New Window.

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6. Click Save.

Select the document link, and click Edit.


Click File.

Find the document you want to delete, and click X


To change the page title, intro text or banner image: 


In the grey Edit bar, click Banner.

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To change the image, click Media.

You can remove the photo and add a new one. Or, click edit to crop or tweak the photo.

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To change the Title/Intro text, click Basic.

Your Page Title and URL slug should match (your URL slug will have dashes instead of spaces). 

In the Description field: Your Page Title must be bold. Add or update your intro text underneath the title.

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1. Click the Insert Point and select Image.

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2. Add an image.

You will see an Add an Image area. Drag your image to that spot.

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Click Edit to adjust the photo size, aspect ratio, etc.

3. Click Apply. Click Save.

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1. Click the Insert Point.


2. Select Video.

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3. Enter the video URL. 

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4. Click Apply.

Request a Form

To request a form, email Jeff Ledoux.

Create a Form


1. Log into Formstack.


2. Select your folder.

Most likely, you will select the JWU Forms folder.

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3. Create or import a form.

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To import an existing form:

  • Click Import Form and name the form.
  • Add the URL of the existing form. 
  • Click Find Forms.
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You can then edit the form fields as needed, and then follow the publishing and embedding steps below.

Sometimes, you will not be able to import especially old forms. In that case, click Create New Form.


4. To build a form:

5. Edit your form. 

You can drag and drop any of the items on the left into your form.


You can also:

  • Include supporting text 
  • Select if you a field is required (meaning a user must complete the field in order to submit the form)
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6. Add a submission email.

Click the Settings icon, then click Email & Actions.

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Next to Notification Email, click Edit.

  • Add the email you want the form to submit to
  • Click Save Notification Email (you can add several).
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You can also direct the form to a specific email, depending on what field your user chooses. Click Logic and select the rules.

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7. Review your form.

Click View Live form to see how the form would display on a web page. 

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8. Embed your form. 

Click the Publish (checkmark) icon and, and copy the embed code.

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On your Squarespace page, click Code

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Paste the form code and click Apply.

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Save the page. Your form is ready to use!

Making Updates

When you make changes to your form in Formstack, paste the updated embed code into your Squarespace page to show those changes.

To post a new story to your JWU Employee Website (This Week at JWU; JWU Happenings):


1. Choose your campus stories.


2. Click the “+” icon.


3. Add content.

Add your title, story and image(s).


4. Select a category.

Select the category that you want to add your story to. The story will appear on that category page.


5. IF you want the story to appear on your home page:

  1. Click Options

  2. Select Featured Post

You can uncheck this to remove the story from your home page in the future.


6. Publish your story.

Click Publish and select Published. (Or, schedule a publishing time for later.) Then, click Save.


If you are a Formstack Admin, you can use tools to review and filter specific data in your submissions:


Get Started

  1. Log into Formstack.

  2. You will see your folder.

  3. Select the form you want to examine.

You will see all your submissions (the Submissions tab will be preselected).



You can configure your submissions tab to display the items that are most vital to you.

  1. Click Table Settings.

  2. Drag the fields you want displayed to the Visible Column.

  3. Click Save.

You can re-order the fields as well.



You can filter submissions by any field, option or combination of the two.

  1. Click Create Custom Filter.

  2. Title your filter.

  3. Select the desired fields.

  4. Click Save & Search.



To export your filtered submission results for presentations/sharing:

  1. Click Export.

  2. Select PDF, Excel, etc.


If you notice that your social media feed is not updating:


1. In your menu, click Home.


2. Click Settings.


3. Click Connected Accounts.


4. Select account that is having an issue.

  • Click Reauthenticate.

  • You will be prompted to log in to your social media account and follow the prompts and authenticate your account.