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Shopify vs Squarespace - Comparison [Side by Side] [Dec 2018]
shopify vs squarespace

Shopify vs Squarespace

Builder LogoBuilder NameMore InfoPricingDemo VideoExample SitesSupport: PhoneSupport: Live ChatSupport: Email/Help DeskSupport: ForumBuilt-in Credit Card ProcessorsPayment ProcessorsNo Transaction FeesMobile App to Manage StoreExtensions or Add-onsThemes (All Mobile Ready)Drag & Drop BuilderHostingUnlimited ProductsDigital ProductsPoint of Sale SystemMarketing: Email/NewsletterMarketing: Discount Codes & CouponsMarketing: External Store IntegrationMarketing: Affiliate Program for your StoreMisc
ShopifyVisit Site
Special Offers
Monthly: $9, $29, $79, $179Watch
Example Site 1Example Site 2Example Site 324/7YesYesPaypal, Authorize.net, +70 moreYes, only w/ Shopify PaymentsYesYes, Paid & FreeYes, with Shogun AppYes, IncludedYes Yes, via an ExtensionYes Yes, via an ExtensionYes + Gift CardsFacebook Store, Pinterest Buyable Pins & Twitter Buy Tweets

Yes, Paid & Free Extensions

Abandoned Cart Reminder w/ Pro & above

SquarespaceVisit Site
Monthly: $26, $40Watch
Example Site 1Example Site 2Example Site 3NoYes, only Mon-Fri 3AM and 8PM Eastern TimeYesOnly StripeNo, Fee starts at 3%Yes, iOS only Yes, Paid & FreeNoYes, IncludedYesYesNoYesYesFacebook Tab

No, but OSI has a solution

Abandoned Cart Reminder

Pros and Cons Scoreboard

Support Phone:shopify logo
Support Live Chat:shopify logo
Support Email/Help Desk: Tie
Support Forum: Tie
Built-in Credit Card Processors: Tie
Payment Processors:shopify logo
No Transaction Fees:shopify logo
Mobile App to Manage Store:shopify logo
Extensions or Add-ons: Tie
Themes (all have mobile ready themes): Tie
Drag & Drop Builder:shopify logo
Hosting: Tie
Unlimited Products: Tie
Digital Products:squarespace-logo-small(for having it built-in)
Point of Sale System:shopify logo
Marketing: Email/Newsletter: squarespace-logo-small(for having it built-in)
Marketing: Discount Codes & Coupons: Tie
Marketing: External Store Integration: shopify logo
Marketing: Affiliate Program for your Store:shopify logo
Misc:squarespace-logo-small(For offering it at any level)

Ties: 7

Squarespace wins: 5

Shopify wins: 9


Try Shopify for free

There is absolutely no competition here. Shopify offers way more support to their customers. Also, giving your customers the ability to pay for your products in any way they are capable.


Shopify Tutorial Video



Visit Squarespace

Check out the rest of the eCommerce website builders. Where you can compare more shopping carts like: Bigcommerce, Volusion, Wix, and Woocommerce.