Shopify vs Squarespace

What’s the best ecommerce platform for you?

With over 6,000 apps and a wide range of payment options, Shopify has everything you need to run and grow your business.

Designed to help your business grow

Powerful apps

Do more with your store

The Shopify App Store has over 6,000 apps that integrate directly with Shopify. From email marketing to product returns and reviews, you can completely customize your online store experience.

Look and feel

Customize your design

Build an online store you and your customers love. Choose from over 70 professionally designed themes, and tailor any theme to your preferences with full access to your store’s HTML and CSS.

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More payment options

Offer your customers secure, convenient payment options wherever you sell. Shopify supports a wide range of payment methods, including PayPal, Amazon Pay, Stripe, and many local providers worldwide.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support whenever you need assistance at no extra cost. From setup to checkout, Shopify Support is available 24/7 to help with almost any challenge your business encounters.

Seamless scaling

With unlimited bandwidth, and no fees for increased inventory or traffic, Shopify is designed to support your success today and well into the future.

More features, less hassle

Sell in-store and online

Use the Shopify POS app to keep retail and online sales synchronized. Streamline your billing with your entire business on one platform.

Actionable analytics

Shopify’s built-in analytics delivers timely, actionable insights. Track your sales, learn about your best selling products, and test for success.

Shipping your way

Choose the shipping policies that fit your business. Offer fixed-rate shipping, or vary the price by weight or location and choose which orders are eligible to ship for free.

Sell on social media

Reach new shoppers through Google, Facebook, and Instagram. Shopify’s fully integrated marketing tools help you drive the right shoppers to your store and convert them to customers.

Inventory management

Manage your entire inventory with Shopify. Track stock counts, and automatically stop selling products when you run out of stock.

Integrated dropshipping

Quickly set up and manage your dropshipping business with Oberlo. Find products to sell and add them to your Shopify store in just a few clicks.

Transparent pricing plans

For businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new businesses or online businesses new to in-person selling

$29per month


Best for growing businesses with 1 retail store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for growing businesses with 2+ retail stores

$299per month

Why choose Shopify?

  • Powerful apps
  • Customizable design
  • More payment options
  • Award-winning support
  • Seamless scaling

Learn more about Shopify

Compare Shopify

See how Shopify compares to other platforms

Shopify Community

Learn from business owners on the Shopify forums

Shopify Help Center

Find answers to all your Shopify questions fast

Page last updated July 2019