About Squarespace

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform to build a beautiful online presence. Look like an expert right from the start with award-winning templates for your website, online store or portfolio. Customize the design to fit your personal style and professional needs. Get found in search by more people with powerful SEO tools. Learn where your website traffic is coming from, what your visitors are looking for, and how they’re interacting with your content or products with in-depth Analytics tools.

Key benefits of Squarespace

The leader in web design: Stand out with an unrivaled set of templates.
The web’s most expressive stores: Create a beautiful store to showcase your products at their absolute best.
Powerful marketing tools: Grow your audience and maximize your success with Email Campaigns and SEO tools.
In-depth Analytics: Learn where your website traffic is coming from, what your visitors are looking for, and how they’re interacting with your content or products.
Award-winning 24/7 customer support: Get personalized support from our Customer Care Team via email or live chat.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, India and 3 others, Japan, Germany, Brazil

Supported Languages

English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Images

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Features

Total features of Squarespace: 88

  • API
  • Access Control
  • Accounting Integration
  • Accounting Management
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Anti Spam
  • Authentication
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Categorisation
  • Chat
  • Commenting
  • Content Management
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Custom Charts
  • Custom Forms
  • Customer Accounts
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Recovery
  • Design Management
  • Discount Management
  • Drag & Drop Interface
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Alerts
  • Email Integration
  • Email Marketing Management
  • Email Templates
  • Engagement Analytics
  • File Management
  • Forms Management
  • Geographic Maps
  • Geolocation
  • Gift Card System
  • Image Editing
  • Indexing
  • Inventory Management
  • Label Printing
  • Landing Page Templates
  • Metadata Management
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Newsletter Management
  • Order Entry
  • Order Management
  • Order Processing
  • Order Tracking
  • PCI DSS Compliance
  • Password Management
  • Permission Management
  • Preview Functionality
  • Product Catalogue
  • RSS Feeds
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Updates
  • Referral Source Tracking
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Role Management
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • SEO Management
  • SSL Security
  • Sales Analytics
  • Sales Tax Management
  • Search Functionality
  • Shipping Labels
  • Shipping Management
  • Shopping Cart
  • Social Media Integration
  • Stock Management
  • Tagging
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integration
  • URL Customisation
  • Video Management
  • Video Support
  • Visitor Tracking
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Web Analytics
  • Web Traffic Reporting
  • Website Management
  • Workflow Management
  • eCommerce Integration
  • eCommerce Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(1,942)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.4/5
Customer Support
4.4/5

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Jane R.
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  • Industry: Publishing
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Great design, great features, great support

Reviewed on 13/12/2019

I was first introduced to Squarespace when I hired someone to design the website for my business,...

I was first introduced to Squarespace when I hired someone to design the website for my business, and he showed me how to make changes myself. From there I started to play with it and ended up creating simple websites for several clients, many of whom were then able to take over their own upkeep and maintenance. And in the three years I've been working with Squarespace sites, the features and support have only improved. I also love that they're very attuned to what's trending in graphic design, so their templates never look dated.

Pros

The aesthetic. Squarespace's design templates are fresh, current, and appealing to begin with, which provides a lot of options for customization.

Cons

It's not the most intuitive interface ever, but that said, they provide outstanding how-to articles and videos and infinitely patient customer support, so it's not hard to figure out how to do what you want to do, even if you have no coding experience.

Anne G.
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  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Easy and Elegant

Reviewed on 11/2/2021

I love SquareSpace. I would really need to be wowed to switch to another company. This has...

I love SquareSpace. I would really need to be wowed to switch to another company. This has everything I want (not just need) to create a great first impression

Pros

I love how simple it is to create the aesthetic I want to share with the public. The customer support team was so helpful whenever I met a snag in implementation. That hardly ever happened though, because it is so straightforward to create my own website with gorgeous content thanks to SquareSpace and their templates

Cons

There have been a few times where links have broken on my website and it has been challenging to get them reinstated.

Andrea C.
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 1.0 /10

SquareSpace is a let-down. It's hard to use and is missing basic features. The marketing...

Reviewed on 23/7/2019

Overall, I hated using SquareSpace and I was so disappointed because I switched away from WordPress...

Overall, I hated using SquareSpace and I was so disappointed because I switched away from WordPress + Divi to give SquareSpace a whirl based on SquareSpace's amazing marketing. What a let down. I will never use SquareSpace again. My client wanted both of his sites designed in SquareSpace because he was also duped by the ads. I made one site and it took forever because I was constantly googling how to do something with code to get the site how we wanted it. If you use SquareSpace be prepared to be frustrated or to hire a developer. Basic functionality is missing and you can't copy anything you've done to use elsewhere. I wanted to duplicate the first site and modify it for the second. You can't do that. I had to make both sites from scratch. Support was absolutely terrible. Zero help compared to the awesome Divi support staff that has made my designing life so great for so many years (I'm not an affiliate, just a fan). Oh! And SquareSpace is expensive! You have to pay for each and every site. With WordPress, you pay for hosting somewhere, like Siteground, and you can add as many sites to that account as you like no charge. Squarespace has pretty templates that you can't modify pretty much at all, and it's expensive with terrible support. Do not choose SquareSpace as your CMS unless you are a developer. Awful.

Pros

SquareSpace has beautiful templates. They are truly gorgeous. SquareSpace also has an easy-to-use sidebar of options that puts everything that you can do on the left side. The interface is as clean as the templates. Hosting of your site is done through Squarespace. That's it when it comes to pros. There are a ton of Cons to using SquareSpace.

Cons

As a WordPress user (who has also designed with Wix), SquareSpace falls short almost everywhere. You can't import your brand font—essential. You have to use code or a back-door solution with AdobeFonts. If you want 5 items in a row, no can do. You get 4 or 6. You can't drag the amount of padding around items and sections. You must use spacer blocks (time consuming and such a bad way to do things). There's no media storage! If you upload your photo it isn't stored anywhere for easy selection later. You must upload the same image multiple times whenever you need it—frustrating. Changes can't be made on individual copy styles. Squarespace sets up its CMS as a global system so if you want to change the way your font looks in just one place, you need to insert code (markdown block). You should be able to select it and change the size or colour. But no. It's CRAZY! So time-consuming. Missing basic word-processing functionality. Squarespace has no plugin options. You can't duplicate a page of your site and you can't duplicate your site! Everything is done from scratch! In WordPress, you download a .JSON file and upload it somewhere else and you're flying. Not with SquareSpace. You can't make your overlays look different per section. Everything applies globally. You can't add borders to images. The biggest CON? There's no undo! No revision history. If you delete something accidentally, it's gone forever. Support is terrible. Every answer is "you can't do that" or "try to find code.

Bridget C.
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  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

You get what you pay for

Reviewed on 1/12/2020

After trying multiple free website building options, I finally relented and tried out the demo...

After trying multiple free website building options, I finally relented and tried out the demo version on Squarespace to see what the learning curve would be like, and if it would be worthwhile ot go the paid route for a website. The answer was a resounding yes, and I've subsequently built 3 more sites with them since our first one.

I tell every new business owner starting out, check out squarespace, save yourself the headace of the free platforms that limit creativity, and watch your business grow by the day.

Pros

Ease of use
Easing learning curve
layout options
customizations options
sleek templates
quick onboarding

Cons

Towards the beginning of my experience with Squarespace, I needed some customer sesrvice and the process to find where I could go for help was not easy. This was back in 2017 however, so I'm not sure if that process has improved since then (I'd like to think so!)

Konisha H.
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  • Industry: Cosmetics
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Squarespace Review

Reviewed on 7/1/2021

Overall I love Squarespace. My site runs smoothly I have not had any complaints from customers of...

Overall I love Squarespace. My site runs smoothly I have not had any complaints from customers of card sales not going through of the site not working properly. I do use this app on a daily bases updating inventory, changing images and checking analytics for my social post to see the increase of traffic.

Pros

What I like most about Squarespace software is that it is very user friendly. It has up to date functions and accessibility for you to use other apps in combination with this app. I also like that there is a scheduling feature to take appointments. As a Cosmetologist this was very important to me as a buyer.

Cons

A feature that I like the least would be the shipping page on the features within the website. I feel that it could be more simplified or more automated to link with shipping rates based on the weight and measurements of the product. I figured it out eventually but honestly that part of setting up my site was a headache.

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Squarespace FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Squarespace.

Squarespace offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$12.00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Websites: Personal: $12/month (billed annually) or $16/month (billed monthly). Business: $18/month (billed annually) or $26/month (billed monthly). Online Stores: Commerce Basic: $26/month (billed annually) or $30/month (billed monthly). Commerce Advanced: $40/month (billed annually) or $46/month (billed monthly).

Squarespace offers the following features:

  • 24/7 Email Support
  • Analytics
  • Blogging
  • Built-in Mobile Websites
  • Custom Domain
  • Free Google Fonts
  • Free Typekit Fonts
  • Image Manager
  • Multiple Contributors
  • Powerful Social Integrations
  • SEO
  • Save to Google Docs, MailChimp or Email
  • Style Editor
  • Wide range of tamplates

Squarespace has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

Squarespace supports the following languages:

English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Squarespace supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Squarespace integrates with the following applications:

Bitium, Bookeo, Checkfront, Hotjar, LeadDyno, Peek Pro Tour Operators, ShipStation, Shipwire, Stripe, Zoho SalesIQ

Squarespace offers the following support options:

FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials, Forum

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