Squarespace Software


 

Squarespace helps users create websites and offers an e-commerce solution for small and midsize businesses for building online stores. Squarespace e-commerce solutions allow users to sell products and services, as well as manage inventory, shipping, accounts and taxes.

Squarespace stores allow users to upload unlimited products to their website. Users are provided with an interactive drag-and-drop sorting tool and tags and categories to organize and manage their products. The built-in analytics tool of Squarespace helps users track customer behavior, revenue, units sold, orders and traffic in real time. The mobile app of store management lets users manage orders and inventory, scan tracking bar codes, issue returns and fulfill orders.

Squarespace e-commerce websites provide unlimited hosting with level 1 PCI compliance and 128-bit security SSL encryption security. It has multiple payment methods including credit cards through Stripe, Apple Pay and PayPal.

 

Squarespace - Create product page
 
  • Squarespace - Create product page
    Create product page
  • Squarespace - Edit product details
    Edit product details
  • Squarespace - Orders on mobile app
    Orders on mobile app
  • Squarespace - Inventory on mobile app
    Inventory on mobile app
  • Squarespace - Pending overview on mobile
    Pending overview on mobile
  • Squarespace - User roles
    User roles
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Thomas from Ogburn Construction, Inc.
Specialty: Building and garden materials
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Easy to make your own space and look professional doing it.

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It is very easy to create pages and edit them.
It is also very easy to copy and paste information and add images to pages.

Cons

Manipulating boxes can sometimes be tedious tasks, as it has certain formats that you must stay within, but once you get used to it, it is fairly simple.

 
 

Michael from Thriveworks
Specialty: Health and personal care
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Professional quality website

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I used a competitor for creating a previous website. I wish I would have used Squarespace instead. The templates are awesome! There are so many to choose from. You can make a great website without needing extensive training or experience in website development. If you like the template the way it is, just add your content. If not, customize it to your specific needs. I love it!

Pros

Squarespace has tons of high quality templates to choose from. Each template is fully editable. They've created a platform that looks great and is easy to use. You need some tech skills, but you don't need web design experience or training to make a professional website.

Cons

If I had to pick one con, I'd have to say that I don't like the setup and format of the commerce options.

 
 
 
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Lew from TenTact
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

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Mobility and ease of use makes a great product customers like it and we like using it, emailing receipts what more do you need

Cons

Can't think of any cons maybe the fee could be cheaper but who doesn't want that. Maybe incorporate NFC so you don't need a card reader for like Apple Pay etc

Source: Capterra
 

Heather from Proficio Consulting Group

June 2017

June 2017

Very easy to use for non-computer person

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I like the ability to edit and adapt easily. Once our designer set up the website, she was able to turn it over to us for use since then.

Cons

Mainly, I just wish there were more options for training and learning the software myself so that I would know all of the options.

Source: Capterra
 


June 2017

June 2017

Squarespace is a game-changer in the web world!

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We have been using Squarespace for several years now and at this point, it's really the only platform that I would build a website on (for my own purposes). The ease of use, the simply, clean, and well-designed templates, and the functionality is awesome, and all of this with very reasonable pricing. It's also so simple to use that any normal person (without much web knowledge) can easily maintain their own website rather than having to pay a professional to do it.

Cons

There are certain features that are lacking that you could get through other web platforms (especially shop features), but overall, these things are small in comparison with all that it does have to offer, especially for the price.

Source: GetApp
 

Silvana from DESIGNERY branding boutique
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Looks great to hard to assembly

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I don't know why but I would like for you to have wix platform with your sites design. It's so hard to make a website there.

Pros

Looks awesome, the different options are minimalist, modern and fresh

Cons

So hard to try to make it work.

Advice to Others

Make the assembly platform more friendly

Source: Capterra
 

Lacey from Gardens of Growth
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Stunning High-End Websites for those who don't need bells & whistles

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I always used Wix in the past to build websites, however I needed a very high end look and Squarespace fit the bill.

I'll admit, at first Squarespace was difficult for me to navigate when building my homepage. However, I watched the tutorials and was able to figure it out quickly.

The final product is stunning and I didn't have to do anything to make it mobile friendly - which is a huge plus. However, with the built-in adaptability comes some trouble. You cannot fully customize everything. There were several items I wanted on the site or little tweaks I wanted to make that were not possible.

I'd hope to have a gallery style blog page, but the design I chose for the rest of the site didn't allow that. In addition, the SEO on the design I used was very difficult to get right in Google. I tried to work with customer service, however they said the only way around my issue was by building custom CSS code.

So, I taught myself to code. There are people who adapt Squarespace sites for a living, but I didn't want to pay for this.

Overall, I'm happy with the final product and clients love it. I would like to see more customization options.

Pros

Stunning sites
High-end product
Self-adapts for mobile viewing
Integration with google
Great designs

Cons

Lack of customization on individual templates
Not enough consideration of SEO
Need to use CSS

Source: Capterra
 

Geoff from ViaTRON Systems, Inc.
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Amazing

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Great software. Coming from a computer science background and living through the .com bubble I've had to use a multitude of software from basic HTML - Dreamweaver - flash - etc... When looking at companies to update our website I was getting crazy quotes all over the place.

Looked into this, and its so simple. Took me a weekend to do the site myself, with zero programming.

We dont use the ecommerce so I cant speak on that, but for everything else, amazing. Days of coding/HTML/flash/etc.. are long gone - Thankfully.

Pros

Simple to use.
Super affordable.
Always updating.
Works in any browser/smart phone device.
Getting compliments from clients on ease-of-use.

Cons

Could use more templates.
No Calendar/Event/Scheduling yet. (coming soon?)

Advice to Others

Just do it, free trial, totally worth it.

Source: GetApp
 

Amanda from gordon family law
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

February 2017

February 2017

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Create a website within hours. The templates are easy to use and fast to understand. I've been using square space for 3 years and have been very happy with the service.

Pros

Fast and easy to use

Cons

Some templates do not have flexibility

Advice to Others

More manuals or how to guides.

Source: Capterra
 

Landon from Tranquility vacations.

February 2017

February 2017

DIY websites made easy

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I've used square space to make 3 websites. It's easy for a noobie to navigate and it makes super clean webpages. I really enjoy using the software.

Source: Capterra
 

Joe from KEI

February 2017

February 2017

Great graphics

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We developed our web site using squarespace. Their templates are far more interesting then many of the other build your own sites I looked at. Easy to update and maintain. mobile friendly web sites are automatically created.

Source: Capterra
 

Anastasios

February 2017

February 2017

Beautiful and Easy to use, but lacking in features

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Squarespace lets you build probably the most beautiful websites out of an website host. They make it easy to build your own site and set things up. However they lack a lot in the ecommerce side of things. There is no support for subscriptions even though the company they partner with for transactions (Stripe) offers them and trying to manage an online store is a nightmare if you have more than a handful of items. You are limited in the way you can create offers/discounts and calculate shipping prices. When I started using Squarespace about 3 years ago, they were about on par or ahead of their competitors when it comes to ecommerce, however over time they have neglected the ecommerce part and have fallen way behind their competitors.

Pros

Beautiful
Easy to use
Fast
Integrates with a lot of services

Cons

Lack of modern Ecommerce features
Limited in promotions/discounts you can create

Advice to Others

Squarespace is great, but I can't recommend it for a company looking to set up an ecommerce store until they catch up to their competitiors.

Source: GetApp
 

Jessica from Jessica C. Effrig, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

February 2017

February 2017

creating a beautiful website--myself!

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I am a psychologist in solo private practice, so I didn't want or need an expensive or complex website. I was able to create a beautiful, clean, easy to use website by myself on Squarespace and had fun doing it. It took me a few minutes to figure out how to use all the features, but once I did, I was able to make my site in a few hours. I love the ability to customize nearly everything and make it my own.

Pros

So many options! The templates are clean, modern, and beautiful.

Cons

I struggled to figure out how to use certain features and had to poke around a bit.

Source: Capterra
 

Anastasia from Russian Classical Ballet
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Do not pay anybody to create your website!

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If you need to create your website, try squarespace. You can save thousand dollars by doing it yourself. Squatespace easy to use, and there are many youtube videos showing you how to create and customize for better looking website.

Pros

Easy to use

Advice to Others

Watch youtube videos if you have questions

Source: Capterra
 

Sarah from Sarah Cohn Coaching

February 2017

February 2017

I. Love. Squarespace.

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I was ready to upgrade from Wix and wasn't ready for the leap of learning Wordpress. SquareSpace has been perfection. I'll admit, there is a little bit of a learning curve, but now I know how to use it I'm often impressed by its functionality. The aesthetic is beautiful, and it does everything I need for the web presence of my business.

Source: Capterra
 

Neal from Macy's
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

February 2017

February 2017

Squarespace is a Great Small Business Hosting Solution

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I used Squarespace to set up a small eCommerce business at the end of last year. I purchased a domain and monthly hosting and eCommerce support from them. I've previously used other services but found Squarespace to be far superior. I got my site up and running in no time and was able to quickly integrate it with a number of other services such as Stripe, Google Suite, etc. Would recommend this to anyone looking to dip their toes in the water for starting your own site. It looks as if they have solutions for a number of needs.

Pros

- Easy setup
- Integration with domain name
- Support for a number of external partners
- Analytics mobile app provides info on the go

Cons

- Slightly more expensive than competitors
- Web development tools are not always intuitive

Advice to Others

I would definitely look to make sure that Squarespace will suit your business needs. For example, it doesn't integrate with ALL partners, so map out what exactly you will need to make your site successful.

Source: GetApp
 

Krista from Health eCareers

February 2017

February 2017

Easy to use for non-designers

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I am a freelance designer and frequently recommend my customers use Squarespace for their sites, as it is so easy for them to update themselves! Most people want the freedom to update their site on their schedule, even if they need a little help getting the overall look and feel set up. I love that Squarespace has some really solid templates to use and the interface is really pleasing to the eye as well!

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Easy to use for non-designers or coders

Source: Capterra
 

Kristen from MVSC

February 2017

February 2017

Creating a New Website!

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I just started using this site for a new website platform for my business. So far, the ease of the tools is great and beautiful templates to work from!

Source: Capterra
 

Paige from Holter Museum of Art
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Sleek, functional, easy-to-use blog platform--my favorite yet!

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Squarespace is my favorite blog host to use. I have dabbled in Weebly, Wordpress, and Squarespace, and I finally settled on Squarespace because I loved the sleek, functional, easy-to-use sophistication of this host.
I run an editing/writing blog and I loved how minimalist and straightforward the platform is. My customers can find the information they need quickly and the site looks professional and clean.

Updating my information, tracking followers and comments and site traffic are all easy and quick to do with the layout Squarespace uses.

I have not tried to utilize the commerce portion of Squarespace, but I would feel comfortable giving it a go considering the positive experience I have had with Squarespace already.

Pros

I love the look of Squarespace, and the easy-to-use features. I don't have to go clicking around forever to find what I need to update, review, or track anything about my blog. Squarespace is sleek and professional and I am confident I am receiving a great product for a great price.

Cons

There is not a lot to not enjoy about Squarespace--not much to say here.

Advice to Others

While Squarespace automatically gives your website a .squarespace url, I highly suggest buying your own domain name. This will show your customer and visitors you are professional and committed. Squarespace is a great host, but there is no reason you need to display their name right alongside yours.

Source: Capterra
 

Dipali from zakipoint Health

February 2017

February 2017

Excellent to create websites

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The best thing about Squarespace is that both amateurs and professionals can use the site to create websites. They have a variety of template designs and they are all mobile-friendly. It's a very intuitive site and does not require a degree in website designing/coding to create a website effortlessly. They provide competitive pricing that caters to individuals and organizations. They even have a special pricing model for students.

Pros

- Easy to use
- Good variety of templates
- Excellent customer service
- SEO-friendly

Advice to Others

- Reach out to customer service if you face any problems. They are great at resolving issues.

Source: Capterra
 

Johnny from Trick or Treat Radio
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Build A High Quality Website With Little Effort!

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I've been using Squarespace for the past 5 years and have had a fantastic experience with them. I'm able to build a beautiful website with minimal effort and it allows me to focus my time on creating content. Their customer service is very responsive and have gotten me the answer I need in a timely manner on the few occasions I've had to reach out to them.

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ease of use

Source: Capterra
 

Michael from Central Counseling, PC
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

January 2017

January 2017

Makes anyone able to create a webpage

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I've been using squarespace for over 4 years now. The product is frequently being updated and it is so easy to use. Accessibility to Getty images makes creating a beautiful page a thing of ease.

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Ease of use, good cost point.

Cons

Formatting can require a bit more tinkering with to get used to how to work with it effectively.

Source: Capterra
 
 
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