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Squarespace

online publishing, web design, cms, developer tools

in Website Builders, founded in 2004

Better websites for all.

Squarespace's mission is to provide creative tools that help anyone give a voice to their ideas. From the designers and engineers who are creating the next generation of web and mobile experiences, to anyone putting a website together for the first time, Squarespace provides elegant solutions that set new standards for online publishing.

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Squarespace - Pricing

Personal
$ 10 /mo
or $96 per year
  • 20 Pages, Galleries, and Blogs with 500 GB Bandwidth, 2 GB Storage, and 2 Contributors
  • Fully Integrated E-Commerce
  • Sell 1 Product & Accept Donations
  • Mobile Website and Store
  • Custom Domain Free
  • 24/7 Customer Support
Professional
$ 20 /mo
or $192 per year
  • Unlimited Pages, Galleries, and Blogs, with Unlimited Storage, Bandwidth, and Contributors
  • Fully Integrated E-Commerce
  • Sell up to 20 Products
  • Developer Platform
  • Mobile Website and Store
  • Custom Domain Free
  • 24/7 Customer Support
Business
$ 30 /mo
or $288 per year
  • Unlimited Pages, Galleries, and Blogs, with Unlimited Storage, Bandwidth, and Contributors
  • Fully Integrated E-Commerce
  • Sell Unlimited Products
  • Real-Time Carrier Shipping
  • Label Printing via Ship Station
  • Integrated Accounting by Xero
  • Developer Platform
  • Mobile Website and Store
  • Custom Domain Free
  • 24/7 Customer Support

Squarespace - Feature Index

Audio Collections

Audio Collections

Blog App

Site Management
Preview and Post
Multiple Website Management

Blogging

LayoutEngine Based Editing
Social Sharing
Workflow
Markdown Support
Scheduled Posts
Podcast Support
Post by Email
Excerpt and Source URLs
Google Author Rank
RSS Syndication
RSS Blocks
Category/Tag Support
External Link Configuration
Post Display Options
Customizable URLs
Geo-tagging
Multiple Author Support
Simple Likes

Commenting System

Complete Commenting Features
Comment Moderation
Commenter Authentication
Reader Comments Feedback
Automatically disable Comments
Anonymous Comments
Comment Sorting
Community Management
Bulk Comment Management
Powerful Spam Blocker
Simple Disqus Integration

Commerce

Complete Integration
Speedy Sign-up
Simple Pricing
Digital and Physical Goods
Donations
Service
Post-Checkout Code Injection
Form Block/Product Integrations
LayoutEngine integration
Flexible Product Variants
Coupons, Taxes, Shipping
ShipStation Integration
Xero Integration
Carrier Calculated Shipping with USPS
3D Packing Algorithms
Order Management UI
Mailing List Integration
Order Confirmation Emails
Express Checkout Mode
Data Export
Store Manager
3rd Party Integrations
Social Integrations
Import from Shopify and Big Cartel
Developer Friendly
Completely Secure

Connected Services

Socially Connected
Dropbox File Synchronization
Easy Importing
Content Downloading
Social Links
Simultaneous Posting
Photo Downloading / Resizing
Facebook Page Integration
Smart 3rd Party Service Support
Amazon Associate Support
OpenTable Blocks

Content Ownership and Our Business

Content Ownership
Ad-Free
Squarespace Badge
Privacy Protected
No Surprises

Cover Pages (Squarespace 7 only)

Single Page Solutions
Template Switching
Clear Call-to-Action

Custom Domain

Free Domains Included
Seamless Domain Registration
Custom Emails
Complete Domain Mapping
Multiple Domain Support

Custom Site Search Engine

Proprietary Search Engine
Constantly Updated
Full Search Results
Front-end/Back-end Search

Designs

Modern Templates
Template Switching
Designed for Any Purpose
Style Editor
Built-in Mobile Websites
Customizable Content Layouts
Free Typekit Fonts
Free Google Fonts
Custom CSS
Example Content Restore

Developer Platform

Full Code Control
Git Built-in
SFTP access
Native Development Tools
JSON Access
JSON-Template
LESS.css
Query Tags
Automatic Script Combo-ing
Custom Code

Galleries

Gallery Blocks
Display Effects
Video in Galleries

Google Apps for Work Integration (Squarespace 7 only)

Email by Google under your Domain
More than Email

Image Manager

Drag-and-Drop Management
Responsive Image Loader
Progressive Image Loading
CDN Included
Getty Images Integration (Squarespace 7 only)
Image Focal Point Control
Built-in Aviary Image Editor
Lightbox Presentation
Image SEO
Simple Image Downloading
Image Metadata Importing

Importing and Exporting

Blog Importing
Store Importing
Image Importing
Content Exporting
Complete Access

LayoutEngine 2

Custom WYSIWYG Editor
Automatically Responsive Designs
Full-Screen Editing
Markdown Mode
Automatic Image Scaling
Automatic Text Wrapping
Gallery Blocks
Video Blocks
Audio Blocks
Map Blocks
Amazon Blocks
Product Blocks
Menu Blocks
Index Blocks
Social Blocks
Quote Blocks
Code Blocks
Button Blocks

Metrics App

Site Analytics
Monitor Your KPIs
Connected Account Metrics

Multiple Contributors

Multiple Contributors
Multiple Access Levels
Unified Site Logins

Note App

Completely Free
Capture Your Ideas
Publish to Multiple Services

Portfolio App

Completely Free
No Network Connection Required
Minimalist Style
Email Images Directly

Reliable Service Architecture

We Use What We Make
Automatic Scaling
Powerful, Custom Infrastructure
A Remarkable History
Plugins Not Required

Search Engine Optimization

No Plugins Necessary
Indexed and Searchable
Page Titles
Automatic Google Sitemaps
Robots.txt
Automatic Tagging
Canonical Tagging
Clean URLs
Automatic Redirects
Facebook Open Graph Support
Google AuthorRank Support
Anti-Spam

Site Control

Site Annotations (Squarespace 7 only)
Style Editor
Direct Editing
Mobile Information Bar
Announcement Bar
Custom CSS
Custom Favicon
Custom Code
Sitewide Password
Page-specific Password
Custom Redirects
Deleted Collection Recovery
Duplicate Pages

Squarespace Logo

An Array of Icons
Simple UI
Preview and Download
Affordable Price

Support

24/7 Email Support
Squarespace Help Center
Community Answers
Live Chat Support

User Data Collection

Form Blocks
Save to Google Docs, MailChimp or Email
Build a Mailing List
Newsletter Blocks

Website Analytics

Unique Visitors and Visits
Visitor Insights
Popular Content
RSS Statistics
Preferred OS/Browsers

Squarespace - Clients

Squarespace
Target
HBO
Masa NYC
V Magazine
Bottega Veneta
Surface Magazine
Marina Abramovic Institute
Wired By Design
A + I
Pono Music
Alder
Shutterstock Blog
Alder
Laicale
Bandsintown
Il Mulino
Brian Wilson
Hodinkee
Largetail
Darren Booth
Rodarte
Namely
Let's Move Schools
Werbewelt
R29 Creative
Tudor
Blue Smoke
Lyft Blog
Luke's Lobster
Mario Hugo
The Shift
SONY
Bouchon
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