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Build Your Own Website

  • Rebel Media 1415 West Alameda Street Santa Fe, NM, 87501 United States (map)

When: May 29, 2019 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where: 1415 W Alameda Street map
Fee: $325 (early bird $275 before May 17th)
Class size: 12
Instructor: Alex Ignacio

Notes: snacks and drinks will be provided


  • Build your own working website in one workshop session

  • Create a website for that new business idea or project

  • Be empowered to control, edit, and update your own website

Who should take this class:

  • This is a Beginner level class

  • Anyone wanting to learn how to build a basic, attractive, and functional Squarespace website

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Alex is such a great teacher and he explains complex ideas and concepts in a clear, easy-to-understand way that’s fun and engaging.
— C. Anderson

Class Description

Build Your Own Website. Learn How It All Works. Power Your Ideas.

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Enjoy your own Squarespace website that you created

  • Edit your website and make design changes

  • Have room to grow your website for future needs

About Alex’s class:

What if you could build your own website? You can do it easily while learning how to manage it confidently! Save yourself thousands of dollars and no longer be shackled to a web designer by learning how to build your own website using Squarespace.

Squarespace is one of the easiest and most popular methods for building and maintaining websites, and it’s simple to learn how to do it yourself. Once you learn the basics, you can manage your website and understand how to make changes and add things for when your needs demand it.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Basic technical details of how websites work

  • Why you should use and trust Squarespace

  • How to add, edit, and manipulate content, photos, and graphics

  • Activate and launch your Squarspace website

  • Next steps for growing your website

Who this class is for:

This workshop is designed for anyone wanting to learn how to build and manage their own Squarespace website. Whether you need a new website for a new idea or would like to know how to better control your existing Squarespace website, this workshop will show you how. At the end of this workshop you will have a solid five page website to share with the world.

Things beyond the scope of this class:

This is a beginner level course, and does not cover more involved topics such as e-commerce, working with large amounts of images and content, advanced/specialized Squarespace modules and integrations such as email marketing, SEO, social integrations, or APIs.

About Your Instructor


Alex Ignacio

Alex Ignacio has been working with online media for over 10 years. His clients include The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Whole Foods, The Essential Guide, The Magazine, Santa Fe Dining, and numerous others. Alex’s photographs have been published in The New York Times Style Magazine and FWx, the online magazine of Food & Wine.

Alex is also a recognized Squarespace Circle Developer who has been designing websites using Squarespace for over 12 years.

Alex Ignacio is the Owner/Founder of Rebel Media, where he’s a digital troublemaker that rarely sits still.

About The Space

Rebel Media and The Magazine share a spacious, bright, and vibrant two-story studio. We host art exhibitions as well as classes, workshops, and social events.

For our workshops and classes, we create space for a projector along with tables and chairs. We also have excellent wifi.

Our space is available for rent. Please contact us for more details.