Behind the beautiful interface, Squarespace is an incredibly rich publishing platform. Here, you can find an exhaustive list of everything the Squarespace platform can do.
Behind the beautiful interface, Squarespace is an incredibly rich publishing platform. Here, you can find an exhaustive list of everything the Squarespace platform can do.
Stand out online with a professional website, online store, portfolio, or blog. With Squarespace, you can turn any idea into a reality.Learn More
Build a page using pre-designed structures for specific purposes such as Contact, About, Blog, Portfolio, Products, and more. Page elements are arranged to quickly create professional layouts and showcase your content. Add or remove blocks to create a custom look.Learn More
Customizable Page and Content Layouts
Each design is built with customizable content areas.
Add text, photos, videos, audio, galleries, products, newsletter sign-ups, appointments, calendars, tour dates, reservations, menus, forms, maps, links, files, social, buttons, quotes, custom code, charts, and more.Learn More
Easily duplicate a text page for testing purposes, or to speed up your website building process.Learn More
Squarespace offers flexible layouts, custom color palettes, Google and TypeKit fonts, free, high quality images through Unsplash, and built-in photo editing capabilities, video and background banners, and more.Learn More
With hundreds of customizable settings, including fonts, colors, and padding, every Squarespace website can be made to look unique with just a few clicks.
Custom CSS can be applied to any site through our built-in custom CSS editor, which also provides image and font file storage for CSS assets.Learn More
Our completely integrated commenting system supports threaded comments, and all comments have individual like counts. Commenting System includes content moderation, community management, bulk comment management, reader feedback to flag spam or trolls, powerful abuse filters, and customizable settings. Settings include automatically disabling comments after a cut-off date, and enabling/disabling anonymous commenters.
Multiple Contributors and Access Levels
Give contributors selective access to your site’s Website Manager, depending on their permissions. Access levels include Administrator, Content Editor, Billing, Scheduling, Reporting, Comment Moderator, Trusted Commenter, and Store Manager. Using a single login, contribute and manage multiple Squarespace sites at once.Learn More
Passwords & Page Locks
Lock your entire website with a password while you are under construction. Lock individual collections behind a password to create private areas on your site. Customize the page that displays to visitors whenever a website or page is password-protected.Learn More
Create custom 301 and 302 redirects directly from our interface to enable shortcuts or remap old content to new places.
Custom Site Search Engine
Squarespace has a robust internal search engine that provides your visitors with accurate search results.
Built-in Mobile Websites
Every design automatically includes a unique mobile experience that matches the overall style of your website, so your content will look great on every device, every time.Learn More
Squarespace Mobile App
Manage your Squarespace site while on the go with our powerful app available on Android and iOS. Update pages, add new images to galleries directly from your device, write and edit new blog posts, and review recently updated pages and traffic analytics.Learn More
You can customize your blog posts with any content block, including text, audio, video, and more.Learn More
You can publish, draft, and schedule posts, and flag drafts as Needs Review.
Squarespace offers complete podcasting support, with Audio Blocks that include iTunes tagging as well as blog modules that support custom iTunes channel tags.Learn More
Creates streamlined versions of your blog posts so they'll load more quickly on mobile devices.Learn More
RSS is automatically embedded in every Blog Page for easy reader support.Learn More
Make it easy for visitors to add your feed to their newsreader by adding a subscribe button anywhere on your website.Learn More
Every blog post has a unique permalink with a properly labeled, clean URL slug that can be customized.
Squarespace Image Editor
All images hosted on Squarespace can be edited directly within your browser using Squarespace's built-in Image Editor. Crop, resize, rotate, adjust brightness and contrast, and much more.Learn More
Lightbox functionality is integrated into Squarespace Image Blocks and galleries, displaying beautiful full-browser-sized imagery.Learn More
Add and organize your images instantly. You can drag images directly from your desktop onto your browser window.
Image Focal Point Control
Define the focal point of your images, ensuring the perfect crop for thumbnails or resized images.Learn More
Image Metadata Importing
Squarespace can auto-fill the title, description, and tags for your images using the metadata you’ve already assigned to them in your photo management software when imported into galleries.Learn More
Showcase your products at their absolute best. Sell thousands of products through your site, so your visitors can browse your merchandise, add items to their cart, and check out easily and securely.Learn More
An online store isn’t just for physical goods. Create a website that helps your business attract new customers so they can book or schedule your services.Learn More
Easily sell subscriptions to products and services on a weekly or monthly basis to generate recurring revenue and build customer loyalty.Learn More
Sell Digital Content
Sell digital content like music and ebooks via direct download from your site. Digital products are delivered via customized email links that expire within 24 hours.Learn More
Easily sort, organize, and manage your products with our drag-and-drop sorting tool, tags and categories, and visibility and scheduling settings.Learn More
Organize products into subcategories, giving you control over your store’s navigation and making it easy for customers to find your products. This improves your SEO by automatically generating Category pages that are indexed by Search Engines.
Product Quick View
Customers can see product details from the list view and navigate to other products in the collection. For version 7.0, this is available in the Brine, Farro, Galapagos, Skye, Tremont, and York template families.Learn More
Product Image Zoom
Set a zoom factor and select whether zoom occurs on click or hover. For version 7.0, this is available in the Brine, Farro, Galapagos, Skye, Tremont, and York template families.Learn More
Limited Availability Labels
Increase urgency and encourage conversion by letting customers know the current inventory level of any product with a Limited Availability Label. As a merchant, you can customize how, when, and where the label appears to customers on your site.Learn More
Create automatic discounts that apply to entire orders, orders over a set amount, or specific products, or offer free shipping. Reduce the risk of overuse by limiting discounts to one use per customer, or setting the total number of uses.Learn More
Show relevant products to increase the chance your customers find what they’re looking for and make a purchase.Learn More
Manage your inventory with an easy-to-use interface and quick views into your variants and stock levels. We’ll send you an email alert when your stock levels are low.Learn More
Track outstanding orders, resend customer update emails, and print packing slips from a single interface.
Flexible Product Variants
Use a unified inventory management interface with unlimited SKUs, multi-dimensional product variants (such as size and color), and sale prices. Add images to each product variant so customers can see what different options look like.Learn More
Store Manager Permissions
Designate store managers who have control over inventory and orders, but not the rest of your site.Learn More
Customize the checkout experience to reflect your brand by choosing your own color scheme and adding your logo.Learn More
Custom Forms for Products
Set up custom checkout forms for gift messages, special delivery instructions, or comments to optimize the checkout experience for your business.Learn More
Squarespace’s single page checkout is optimized to look great on all devices, making it easy for your customers to buy wherever they are.
Express Checkout Mode
Customers can bypass the shopping cart and jump straight to checkout, a great way for single-product stores to streamline checkout.Learn More
Checkout on Your Domain
Direct customers to a secure checkout on your domain for a consistent shopping experience and stronger sense of security.Learn More
Customers can create accounts and sign in for a faster checkout. With this feature, you can increase sales from repeat buyers and build ongoing relationships with your customers.Learn More
Understand your customer base with per-customer insights such as total spend, average order value, last purchase, and more. Easily sort these to identify your best customers or ones that haven’t purchased in a while.
Point of Sale
Sell in person with Point of Sale in the Squarespace Commerce app. Connect a Square account and pair a reader to accept payments and keep your inventory, customers and sales analytics in sync with your online store.Learn More
Digital Gift Cards
Customers can easily share your products with their family and friends. Customers can redeem digital gift cards online or in person with the Commerce app.Learn More
Sell on Instagram
Tag your Squarespace inventory in Instagram posts and stories. Customers can tap on the tagged product to open your Squarespace store or checkout page.Learn More
Accept donations via the Donations Block. Edit or add suggested contribution amounts, and visitors can select from the suggested amounts or donate any amount. Donations are managed on a separate page from regular orders and purchases in your site manager.Learn More
Multiple Payment Methods
Accept credit cards, debit cards, and Apple Pay as payment methods at checkout through Stripe, PayPal, and Square.Learn More
With Squarespace Commerce you can choose to charge in USD, ARS, AUD, BRL, GBP, CAD, COP, CZK, DKK, EUR, HKD, INR, IDR, ILS, MYR, MXN, NZD, NOK, PHP, PLN, RUB, SGD, ZAR, SEK, CHF, THB. Visit Stripe and PayPal to see if your country is supported.Learn More
Get real-time carrier calculated shipping estimates with USPS, UPS, and FedEx for U.S. customers during checkout to avoid under or overcharging for shipping. Set up flexible shipping options for your store, from pickup, flat-rate, weight-based, to real-time rates. Apply country restrictions as needed. 3D packing algorithms help you visualize how Squarespace estimates the size and cost of each package with a 3D rendering of orders inside their boxes.Learn More
Commerce Marketing Tools
At checkout, encourage your customers to sign up for your mailing list. Easily share store news and product updates to Twitter, Facebook, or any other supported social account.
Understand exactly how your business is doing by tracking revenue, orders, units sold, and much more. Get commerce-specific analytics for sales by product, purchase funnel, and abandoned cart.Learn More
Manage your tax rates for countries and regions where you are required to charge tax. With support for VAT, HST, GST, we help you comply with local tax requirements, set prices inclusive or exclusive of tax, and provide customizable invoices to suit your needs.Learn More
Import and Export Products and Data
Move your existing products from Shopify, Big Cartel, Etsy, or any other platform to Squarespace with our .csv importers. You can always export your order data to .csv format for accounting and spreadsheet tools.Learn More
Build custom integrations to third party systems to handle your back office and ecommerce needs, from order fulfillment to inventory management to much more.Learn More
PCI compliant. SSL enabled.
Commerce Mobile App
Access your orders, customers, and inventory on the go with the Commerce app. On iOS devices, you can also add products. Scan tracking number barcodes, fulfill orders, issue returns, manage stock levels, and contact customers from a handheld device.Learn More
Build your brand with a custom domain registered through Squarespace. Your Squarespace domain renews at the same price every year. Over 200 TLDs are currently available for purchase, and each domain comes with a beautiful parking page and free WHOIS privacy, if available.Learn More
Seamless Domain Registration
Domains registered through us are automatically set up to work with your Squarespace website, which means you never have to touch DNS records.Learn More
Connected Third-Party Domains
Connect your website to a domain you purchased from a third-party provider (such as GoDaddy, Google, or Namecheap).Learn More
All annual Squarespace accounts include a free custom domain for the first year (offer is valid for initial domain registration on eligible domains only).Learn More
Manage your website and domain in one place by transferring a third-party domain to Squarespace.Learn More
Security and Privacy
Every domain that points to a Squarespace site comes with a free SSL certificate so your visitors can see that your website is secured using trusted communications protocols. WHOIS privacy is also automatically included for Squarespace domains.
Stand out in any inbox with Squarespace Email Campaigns. Our all-in-one platform makes it easy to unify your brand voice—from your homepage to your emails.Learn More
A consolidated view of all of your people in one place. View, search, and filter your lists of Customers, Donors, and Email Subscribers within Profiles. Take action with your Profiles by adding tags, notes, or manage product subscriptions and mailing lists. Segment your Profiles with tags to send email marketing campaigns via Squarespace’s Email Campaigns product.Learn More
Easily enable newsletter signups from your website with the Newsletter Block.Learn More
Social Media Integrations
Squarespace has integrations with all of the leading social platforms so your customers can keep up-to-date with the latest from your website and even buy your products directly from Instagram.Learn More
Banners & Promotions
Highlight important announcements like seasonal sales or holiday hours with intuitive banners and promotions.Learn More
The Form Block supports over 15 different data types, such as addresses, currency, emails, and text fields, making it easy to capture data from your site visitors. Save form submissions to Google Docs, Mailchimp, and/or email.Learn More
Monitor Your KPIs and follow the metrics that matter to you, from Page Views and unique visitors to top traffic sources and trend charts.Learn More
Import content from your website to draft emails in minutes, saving time and avoiding mistakes. Your products, blog posts, social icons, logo, and mailing lists are only one click away.
Powerful Editing Tools
Add an image to grab attention, link to relevant content, or use a button to drive clicks. Try different color and style combinations to suit the content of your email.Learn More
With more than 30 starter layouts to choose from, you can announce a product, send an invitation, or share updates with your subscribers. Organize and format content any way you want with customizable drag-and-drop sections.Learn More
Manage all of your email marketing in one centralized dashboard on any device. Create a campaign, save drafts, reuse layouts, review performance metrics, and more from your desktop, phone, or tablet.
Reach your audience no matter where they are. All layouts are made with Squarespace’s responsive design, so your emails look great whether they’re viewed on mobile or desktop.
Refine your email strategy with real-time campaign and website analytics from one source. Learn what content leads to higher engagement, tracking metrics from send to sale.Learn More
Collect email addresses through your website and send subscribers the information they care about most with unique mailing lists, added through the Newsletter Content Block.Learn More
Make your email stand out with a custom “From” field to ensure that each email’s message aligns with who it’s from. Domains purchased from Squarespace are already verified, so you can immediately start sending emails from the domain you own.Learn More
Built-In SEO Tools
Every Squarespace website or online store comes with a suite of integrated features and useful guides that help maximize prominence among search results.Learn More
Add image file names and alt text to your photos.
Create and manage online listings for your business's physical location directly from your Squarespace site. Through our integration with Google My Business, you can sync your location information between Google and your site automatically.
No Plugins Necessary
Squarespace has been publishing sites on the web for more than a decade, and includes all best practices for SEO without the need for additional plugins.
Indexed and Searchable
Squarespace produces pages with clean HTML markup that is easily indexable by search engines.
With SEO title formats, you can create a consistent structure for how your pages look in browser tabs, search engine results, and social posts linking to your content.
Automatic Google Sitemaps
Squarespace automatically generates and links a proper sitemap.xml, which lists every URL on your site with proper priority for perfect indexing.
We automatically generate a correct robots.txt, link your sitemap, and exclude all Squarespace service/search endpoints.
Images contain proper alt and title tags, improving search engine indexing. All meta tags for pages and link tags for RSS feeds are automatically generated. Image descriptions are properly converted to alt tags.
Squarespace generates proper rel="canonical" tags that ensure search engines are picking up the proper versions of your pages when content exists at more than one URL.
All primary pages on your Squarespace site contain clean URLs that are easily indexed and read.
Squarespace is a paid service that aggressively fights spam. If you are using a free service that is a target for spammers, you potentially run the risk of being falsely grouped with other spam sites.
View your traffic, visitor geography, and sales. See how your visits, unique visitors, and pageviews trend over time. Track how key performance metrics, such as Revenue, Units Sold, Orders, Visits, Conversion Rate, Average Order Volume, and Revenue Per Visit, change over time. Gain insight into the top traffic sources, products, device types, browsers and operating systems by visits. Get insight into where you have the most visitors or customers, where you should focus your next marketing efforts, and how your site or business's reach is growing.Learn More
Understand exactly how your business is doing by tracking revenue, orders, units sold, and much more. Get commerce-specific analytics for sales by product, purchase funnel, and abandoned cart. Understand your customer base with insights such as total spend, average order value, and more about each customer. Easily sort your customers to identify your best customers, ones that haven’t purchased in a while, and more.
Get insights into traffic sources, and the keywords that drive traffic to your site from Google and other search engines.
Track engagement with an activity log, form & button conversions, popular content, site search keywords, and RSS subscribers.
Currently available for iOS and Android devices at no extra cost, Squarespace Analytics presents site traffic, sales, popular content and more. Monitor your KPIs and follow the metrics that matter to you, from Page Views and unique visitors to top traffic sources and trend charts, so you can keep a pulse on your site even when you’re on-the-go. Use traffic alerts to monitor traffic spikes on iOS.
Third-party tools to help you reconcile sales transactions, file sales taxes, manage accounting, and streamline bookkeeping.
Inventory and Product Extensions
Third-Party tools to help you manage inventory, SKUs, and stock levels, and offer new products.
Marketing and Sales Extensions
Third-Party tools to help you promote products across selling channels and incentivize shoppers.
Shipping and Fulfillment Extensions
Third-Party tools to help you fulfill orders, ship products, manage returns, and keep customers informed with branded tracking and notifications.
Add social links to display social icons to your visitors, helping them find you wherever you maintain a presence on the web. Connect with a wider audience and increase your site’s reach by taking advantage of Squarespace’s social sharing tools and integrations.Learn More
Pull in content from Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram, 500px, Bandsintown, Soundcloud, or Flickr directly into your site.
Easily display social network profile links, letting your visitors follow you on every major network. A variety of presentation styles help keep your site design consistent.
Squarespace can authenticate with your social profiles, letting you auto-post your content to Twitter, Facebook (personal or brand page), or Tumblr. All post entries and images are optimized and tagged properly, so descriptions and titles will be correctly referenced.
Photo Downloading / Resizing
Squarespace downloads images from any image-based social source (Instagram, Flickr, 500px, etc.) and resizes them.
Smart 3rd Party Service Support
Connect to Google Analytics and Disqus by providing your ID directly – these services are completely integrated, and there is no coding required.
US Amazon Associate Support
Enter an Amazon Associate Tag to generate revenue from your embedded Amazon Product Blocks in the US.
Add an OpenTable block to any page, so visitors can make a reservation for your restaurant directly from your website.Learn More
Add your Acuity Scheduling booking without entering any embed codes through the Appointment Scheduling block. Don't have Scheduling? The Appointment Scheduling Block is a great addition to any appointment or class-based business website.Learn More
Zola for Wedding Websites
Showcase items and dream experiences from a wedding registry, whether they’re home goods, trips, or cash for a down payment. Offer guests a one stop shop for celebrating your big day.Learn More
ChowNow Ordering for Restaurants
Offer online ordering for delivery and pickup from ChowNow on your website. The menu slides in over your homepage without taking customers away from your site, letting your brand shine.Learn More
Custom WYSIWYG Editor
Squarespace’s custom WYSIWYG editing engine supports many content types and complex multi-column layouts.
Automatically Responsive Designs
All LayoutEngine pages are completely responsive and work on any mobile device.
Use your full browser window to edit pages and blog entries in this distraction-and-clutter-free editing mode.
Automatic Image Scaling
Image Blocks automatically scale or fit images to ensure they always look right, irrespective of their placement within your content.
Automatic Text Wrapping
To wrap text around an image, simply drag your Image Block over a Text Block. When the Insert Point turns into a box, drop the Image Block.
Easily embed slideshow strips or image grids with many gallery block presentation styles.Learn More
Present videos from YouTube, Vimeo and Animoto while maintaining your website style using Video Blocks with custom image overlay.Learn More
With Audio Blocks that support podcasting, you can embed audio on your site, and tag the audio for iTunes if the Audio Block is placed into a blog.Learn More
Use Archive Blocks to create organized lists of links to blog posts, events, products, and Gallery Page images. Archive Blocks can display content by tag, category, author, and date. You can use Archive Blocks to add extra navigation to sidebars, footers, and other areas.Learn More
Embed any item from Amazon.com into your site. Enter a custom Amazon Associate ID so you can earn cash for referring buyers to items.Learn More
Create and update your business’ menu using the Menu Block. This is a great alternative to .pdf menus, which aren't always as SEO-friendly as page text.Learn More
Use Summary Blocks to display content from certain collection pages, such as blog posts or products, in a variety of layouts.Learn More
Social Link Blocks
Use Social Links Blocks to add social icons anywhere you can add blocks to your site.Learn More
Great for embedding third-party widgets or enhancing pages with HTML and other custom code.Learn More
Select a plan with a single calendar or multiple calendars for each team member, employee, or locationLearn More
Sync appointments with personal calendars such as Google, Outlook, iCloud, and Office 365.Learn More
Custom Payment Settings
Accept payments from your clients, vault credit cards, accept tips, and take deposits.Learn More
Automatic Email Reminders
Reach your clients at every point in the scheduling funnel with customized confirmation, reminder, and follow-up emails.Learn More
Send text message reminders to clients and receive notifications on the go.Learn More
Packages, Gift Certificates, and Subscriptions
Clients can purchase several appointments at once or recurring appointments with bundled deals. Gain new clients with giftable options.Learn More
Clients can book appointments right from your Instagram profile. Integrate your Scheduling profile with your Instagram account to add a booking button to your business’ Instagram account.
Multiple Time Zones for Staff/Locations
Each staff member or location will see appointment times in their own time zone.Learn More
Custom API & CSS
Build a deeper integration through the API or customize your client scheduler to fit your brand more seamlessly through custom CSS.
For U.S. based accounts: You can sign a BAA with Squarespace Scheduling to help satisfy your requirements to be a HIPAA compliant business, and also have your account marked as HIPAA to help ensure safe handling of data.
Create beautiful stories for social platforms like Instagram and Snapchat. Access basic template collections and editing tools including standard fonts, filters, stickers, and more.
Access all template collections to create your story. Get access to advanced editing tools including premium fonts, filters, stickers, and more. Get early access to new template collections before they’re released to all users.
Unfold for Brands
Get access to all Unfold+ features and create brand-level content from anywhere. Upload and manage your brand assets (logos, colors, fonts, stickers) to a Brand Kit for consistent branding, share stories on the web with a stor.ies link, and manage everything in one place on your web dashboard.
Choose from an array of icons provided by The Noun Project.
You can use the easy-to-use, browser-based design tool to instantly create a basic logo for your business or project.
Preview and Download
Preview your logo in context on a business card, website, or t-shirt. You can download black on white, white on black, and full color version files.
Squarespace Logo is free for customers and $10 (USD) plus applicable taxes per logo for non-customers.
A community of professionals designing websites on Squarespace. Get access to a library of guides and marketing materials to help you launch your design practice and find more clients. Exchange ideas and best practices with other Circle members in the online Forum and at in-person events. Receive exclusive perks, including 20% discounts, extended trials, and personalized support.Learn More
Hire An Expert
Stand out online with the help of an experienced designer or developer. Get matched with an Expert, or browse the directory.Learn More
24/7 Email Support
Squarespace offers email support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All customer care team members are employees in our offices, and typically respond to help requests in about an hour.
Squarespace provides an extensive knowledge base, offering detailed help guides, videos, and workshops.Learn More