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You can purchase a domain through Squarespace if you sign up for one of their website plans. Customers who sign up for any of their annual plans are entitled to one free domain.
Yes, you can connect your Squarespace website to a third-party domain.
At this time it's not possible to transfer an existing website over to Squarespace. The only content that can be imported is blog content from platforms like WordPress, Blogger, and Tumblr or products from Shopify and Big Cartel.
Squarespace doesn't provide email hosting but you can sign up for G Suite (formerly Google Apps) using their platform. Customers who purchase Website Business, Basic Commerce, and Advanced Commerce plans are eligible for a free year of G Suite apps for one user.
Their ecommerce features include inventory tracking, order management, tax, shipping, coupon controls, and more. You can accept payments through Stripe and PayPal and you can also accept credit card payments directly to your bank account.
Squarespace doesn't allow uploading third-party templates to websites hosted on their platform. You can, however, activate the Developer's platform to get full access to the template's code which you can modify if you have coding knowledge.
No, Squarespace's services are not free, but their cheapest plans are reasonably priced.
They accept all major credit cards. Monthly and annual plans are available and you get a small discount if you sign up for an annual plan.
If you sign up for an annual plan, you can request a refund within 14 days of your purchase. Monthly plans aren't eligible for a refund.
There is no specific mention of an uptime guarantee, however the company claims to use a high-availability and high-capacity infrastructure.
No, Squarespace is a fully hosted platform.
Yes, each plan includes a free SSL certificate.
Yes, all Squarespace plans include unlimited storage and bandwidth.
You can upload and host audio files directly on your website. Videos have to be embedded from a video hosting website like YouTube or Vimeo.
You can change the primary domain associated with your account at any time once you've registered it. Simply log into your Squarespace account, add the domain in the Domains screen, select it, and select the option to make it the primary domain. Once that's done, Squarespace will show that domain as the main domain for your site. You can leave your old domain as a custom domain, and visitors will be redirected to the new primary domain, or you can remove it if you prefer.
Trials can be extended at the discretion of customer services. After your first 14-day trial is over, one extension of 7 days is allowed. You can extend your trial by clicking the link in the email notification when your original 14-day trial expires.
Transactions fees vary between zero and 3%, depending on the Squarespace plan you've chosen. You'll find a full guide to transaction fees on the Squarespace website.
In your Squarespace Settings, locate the Billing & Account screen. Click Cancel Trial. Or, if you want to cancel a paid account, select Subscriptions, then Website, and select the one you want to cancel from the list. Squarespace does not provide refunds for cancelled accounts after the first 14 days of paid service.