Techniques to Reduce Line Spacing in Squarespace

Are you trying to reduce the spacing between blocks and images on your Squarespace site? This can easily be accomplished using some CSS snippets.

In this article, I’ll show you how to change padding on both the 7.0 and 7.1 versions of Squarespace. Although some steps may differ slightly between versions, the basic principles remain the same.

How to Reduce Line Spacing in Squarespace

Squarespace allows users to edit text line spacing via CSS. There are various approaches you can take depending on which version of Squarespace you’re using; here, we’ll demonstrate how you can reduce line spacing both for Squarespace 7.0 and 7.1 versions.

Begin by heading over to the page on which you wish to change line spacing. Right-click text and select “Inspect,” this will open a window displaying text formatting; search for “line-height” attribute and change its value by decreasing.

An ideal starting point would be 1.5em, which will provide some separation between text lines. As needed, you can adjust this amount until it fits your paragraphs perfectly.

Font Settings offer another method for customizing the size and style of text, including options like font weight, style, font family, line height and letter spacing.

Font Packs allow you to select font combinations that work together from both an aesthetic and usability perspective, and Squarespace has various font packs from Google and Adobe available.

Change the Line Spacing of Paragraphs

Squarespace provides the option for custom CSS and page layout settings to allow you to adjust line spacing of paragraphs within your text, creating more uniform text layout and improving readability of long passages of text. In order to use this approach successfully, however, some understanding of HTML and CSS will be necessary.

To implement this code on a Squarespace website, navigate the side panel to Design > Custom CSS and copy and paste the following code into its box before saving. It will adjust font size, letter spacing, line height word spacing and text alignment – plus features an extra feature which adds text shadowing capabilities!

The following CSS snippet will adjust all paragraph line spacing on your website to 1.5em, making text appear more spacious and providing a good starting point if you don’t know how to alter its spacing. Increasing or decreasing this value as necessary.

Squarespace makes editing text on pages simple: using its Text Toolbar you can format it. However, pasting text from other programs might contain hidden formatting that interferes with how it displays on your website. To remove any unnecessary formatting simply paste plain text or use a text editor before pasting into Squarespace.

Change the Line Spacing of Images

This straightforward Squarespace CSS technique makes it easy to adjust the line spacing of individual images on your site, providing an effective means of creating more spacious feel content or adding artistic effects on images.

When working with text in Squarespace, it can be easy to accidentally copy and paste formatting that clashes with the settings you have enabled in your site styles. This may cause unexpected results when your text contains foreign characters or special characters; to prevent this issue from arising again, consider prepping your text in a word processor which removes special formatting before copying and pasting into Squarespace. For more tips on avoiding formatting issues with text please see this Squarespace CSS troubleshooting guide.

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Change the Line Spacing of Blocks

At times, blocks may contain extra padding around it that needs adjusting. This could be caused by text formatting or by using an empty text block as a placeholder in your page; most often though, editing its style settings allows for changing its line spacing settings.

Example: in an Image Block, the Spacing setting allows you to determine the amount of space between your image and its border or margin. If you would like a uniform look across all images on your site, adding a CSS code snippet could do the trick.

Create your own CSS class to customize line spacing of blocks instead of using standard settings per block type. This gives more freedom in styling individual blocks rather than being limited by standard options for each one.

Your Squarespace website allows you to use CSS to customize the line spacing of specific elements, giving you another great option for customizing its look without altering its layout or design. For instance, you could add a CSS snippet which applies across all page sections and changes their text line spacing by 1.5em.