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  1. Squarespace vs WordPress: Which One is Better Choice (2023)
  2. INTRODUCTION Squarespace was first released in 2004 as a blog-hosting business. It has since developed to become one of the most well-known website builders. It is currently fuelling approximately 2 million websites across the globe. Squarespace is indeed less widely known than its opponent WordPress. Besides, it is now used by some of the world's most well-known websites. They are Shutterstock, Sciencemag, Skyscanner, etc.
  3. WHAT IS WORDPRESS Since its initial release in 2003, WordPress has evolved into an edge CMS for people and businesses. WordPress powers more than 30 million websites worldwide, making it almost certainly the most famous CMS in the sector. You may have visited some beautiful websites built on WordPress, such as The New York Times, SoundCloud, etc. WordPress is available in two different variants: and The first is a hosted solution, whereas the second is a self-hosted, open-source solution.
  4. DIFFERENCES Squarespace is a drag-and-drop website builder. It comes with templates, features, and security precautions pre-installed. WordPress is an open-source CMS with typically more sophisticated blogging attributes. They are more than just a site builder.You will have greater authority as a WordPress customer. You can select a theme for routine updates and handle your site's safety. Although it requires more hard graft, it has the benefits of versatility and personalization. THE SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS
  5. WordPress is the most popular option for customers wanting to create a blog or for owners of small businesses making a DIY website. EASE OF USE BETWEEN SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS WordPress is the market's top web builder. Although WordPress is reasonably user- friendly and straightforward, there is a slight learning experience. Beginners must become familiar with the terms and ideas of WordPress. They distinguish between posts and pages, categories and tags, and themes and plugins.
  6. WORDPRESS The standard WordPress content editor is straightforward. You can create stunning layouts with media-rich content by using the blocks included in it to add common content elements to your pages. Despite the subtle skill, most users rapidly get used to WordPress. You can use drag-and-drop page builder plugins with WordPress. You can do this to generate original unique designs without writing additional code.
  7. SQUARESPACE Squarespace offers fewer options than WordPress does. Due to the lack of options, it is very straightforward and user-friendly. Even complete newbies can publish their stuff faster. Like WordPress, Squarespace also employs a block editor. Adding images, videos, and audio files is much easier than WordPress.There are many content blocks and various layout control options for every block. Using a visual editor, Squarespace's templates and pages can be modified.Still, your options are restricted to those offered there. It is because the customizer is a controlled environment.
  8. PRICING BETWEEN SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS SQUARESPACE PRICE There is no free plan available for Squarespace. Its entry-level plan charges $12 per month. It includes unlimited bandwidth and storage. And also has a great free domain for an entire year, and templates for creating a unique website instantly. You'll need to upgrade to the business tier. This costs $18 per month because it doesn't support having over two different individuals on your website, top-quality system integration, innovative web analytics, or greater integration with the platform's e-commerce features.
  9. You must get one of Squarespace’s commerce plans to create and maintain a perfectly functioning online store that sends consumers to a safe checkout process and supports multiple currencies. These plans cost between $26 and $40 a month." It's crucial to remember that all these prices pertain if you buy a plan with an annual term. Rates rise to $16, $26, $30, and $46 per month if you pay monthly. Squarespace is among the most costly website builders in the business at such price ranges. SQUARESPACE PRICE
  10. WORDPRESS PRICE It costs nothing to install and use WordPress software. But you'll need to spend for the web host and a unique domain name to launch your website. You should also spend money on premium WordPress themes and plugins to create a website that functions and appears how you want. Creating and maintaining a WordPress website could cost hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars. It is due to the cost of hosting, domain registration, themes, and pluButowever. These typical costs are only moderate. Creating a WordPress website costs approximately $200. Maintaining it can run anywhere from $11 to $40 per 30 days.
  11. TEMPLATES AND THEMES - SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS This platform establishes a positive reputation by offering sophisticated, mobile- friendly templates. Even better, you can use one of its pre-engineered designs as a starting point and make changes as you see fit. Once you've chosen your Squarespace template, you can personalize it by adding images and videos. Also, you can change the fonts, backgrounds, and colors. SQUARESPACE TEMPLATES
  12. WordPress outperforms Squarespace in terms of the number of themes it offers. WordPress offers its users a good selection of themes; to be more precise, 9037 themes. You can look through pre-made themes or even upload your own for WordPress hosting. THEMES FOR WORDPRESS
  13. Yet, WordPress's enormous theme selection can occasionally be a two-sided weapon. Many themes have varying degrees of reliability. In the real sense, some WordPress themes from years ago were designed with something other than mobile devices in mind. Therefore, before making a sale, always carefully verify that your theme is compatible with all browsers. STORE FOR WORDPRESS THEMES
  14. Squarespace has its apps, such as a data analysis app, a blog app, a memo app, and an investment app. You can use Squarespace Extensions. That is a different app market if you must have more sophisticated functionality. Although they are few, some of these Squarespace applications cover most of them. The Squarespace apps Outfy, Shippo, and EZ Texting are a few to note. APPS AND PLUGINS BETWEEN SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS APPS ON SQUARESPACE
  15. WordPress is an open-source platform that anyone can access and personalize. Any software developer or programmer can make one's toolkits. They are like themes and plugins and distribute them for free or charge money to other WordPress users. WordPress plugins are available for both free and money, and the number is growing daily. Generally, your site always requires logistical support, brand management, or online payments. PLUGINS FOR WORDPRESS
  16. ECOMMERCE OPTIONS FOR SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS Squarespace has a small selection of e-commerce features. For processing payments, there are only two options: Stripe and PayPal. These are both only accessible in a few nations. You cannot accept payments from a wider global audience because there is no alternative payment system.There are better ideas than starting with such restrictions for expanding business. SQUARESPACE
  17. You can use and incorporate any payment platform with WordPress. Thanks to several WordPress plugins, you can accept online payments quickly and effortlessly using credit cards through PayPal, Google Checkout, 2Checkout, Skrill, and even Bitcoin.WooCommerce allows WordPress users to sell products. WordPress offers a variety of eCommerce plugins that can quickly transform your website into an online store. WooCommerce, the world's most widely used eCommerce platform, is a WordPress plugin. There are thousands of WooCommerce- ready themes included with WooCommerce. It also has an ecosystem of add-ons. WORDPRESS
  18. SECURITY FOR SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS SECURITY FOR SQUARESPACE Squarespace handles the safety activities on your behalf because it is a hosted solution. The platform is responsible for ensuring your website is secure from cyber-attacks and that all data is regularly backed. Free Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates protect every domain connected to Squarespace. Additionally, Squarespace presents two authorizations. This increases the safety of your private and business data.
  19. SECURITY FOR SQUARESPACE VS WORDPRESS SECURITY FOR WORDPRESS While using WordPress, the majority of the responsibility for security rests with you. Put another way; you are responsible for maintaining your SSL certificate and performing regular WordPress updates. Additionally, remember that untrusted third-party plugins could pose a security risk to WordPress. Because there are so many WordPress plugins, ensuring they all adhere to the appropriate safety norms is impossible. As a result, you must be very selective about which ones you add to your online store.