This post is a detailed review of Squarespace and it goes into details with pros, cons, pricing, and comparison with other site builders such as WordPress, Wix, Webnode, and several others.
Squarespace is another site builder that is available for free is you want to use a sub-domain. Squarespace, the company behind this web building tool is based in New York and according to Wikipedia, it employs over 700 employees and was founded in January 2004. It is currently headed by the founder, Anthony Casalena.
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Below are the four Squarespace pricing plans you can choose from.
Personal: A good solution if you don’t need an online store.
Business: Includes an online store with a transaction fee of 3%
Online Store (Basic): Sell online without transaction fees.
Online Store (Advanced): Use advanced ecommerce features
Great themes and templates that you can be confident you’ll find one from over 100 available to choose from
It has several features that make it great to be used as a blog such as; rich-commenting feature, multi-author functionality, post-scheduling, AMP support and more.
You can easily set up a mobile app, four currently available.
It does not autosave content as you work on posts
Not very highly rated with loading speed.
Squarespace vs Wix
1. Themes are limited to what the website offers.
1. It has unlimited themes including the option of tailoring your own themes.
2. It has few but better designs and quality templates
2. It has many templates but of average design and quality.
3. In case of a change of templates, the content is not lost as it stays intact.
3. In case of a change in templates, the content that had been created is lost.
4. When selling products online, there is a transaction fee that is charged.
4. When selling products online, there is no transaction fee charged.
5.It does not provide an option of choosing other features except the one it offers.
5. It provides the option of choosing features from other web hosters.