Squarespace vs Webflow

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Squarespace vs Webflow: What are the differences?

What is Squarespace? Everything You Need To Create An Exceptional Website. Whether you need simple pages, sophisticated galleries, a professional blog, or want to sell online, it all comes standard with your Squarespace website. Squarespace starts you with beautiful designs right out of the box — each handcrafted by our award-winning design team to make your content stand out.

What is Webflow? Build responsive websites visually. Webflow is a responsive design tool that lets you design, build, and publish websites in an intuitive interface. Clean code included!.

Squarespace can be classified as a tool in the "Website Builder" category, while Webflow is grouped under "Static Web Hosting".

Some of the features offered by Squarespace are:

  • SELL ANYTHING- Easily add a store to any Squarespace website and start selling physical and digital goods immediately.
  • PAINLESS STORE MANAGEMENT- Manage your inventory, process customer orders, print packing slips, and customize emails all in one intuitive interface.
  • BUILD BETTER PAGES WITH LAYOUTENGINE- LayoutEngine technology gives you the freedom to create visually rich pages with any configuration of text, images, products, and content blocks. Simply drag and drop your content exactly where you want and we'll automatically align them in a perfect grid.

On the other hand, Webflow provides the following key features:

  • Build responsive websites
  • PIxel perfect control
  • Publish and host in minutes

"Easy setup" is the top reason why over 32 developers like Squarespace, while over 5 developers mention "Interactions and Animations" as the leading cause for choosing Webflow.

According to the StackShare community, Squarespace has a broader approval, being mentioned in 419 company stacks & 23 developers stacks; compared to Webflow, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of Squarespace
Pros of Webflow
  • 36
    Easy setup
  • 31
    Clean designs
  • 8
    Beautiful responsive themes
  • 6
    Easy ongoing maintenance
  • 3
    Live chat & 24/7 support team
  • 1
    No coding necessary
  • 13
    Interactions and Animations
  • 7
    Builds clean code in the background
  • 7
    Free plan
  • 6
    Fast development of html and css layouts/design
  • 4
    Fully Customizable
  • 3
    Prototype
  • 3
    Simple
  • 2
    Next Gen
  • 1
    Built on web standards

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Cons of Squarespace
Cons of Webflow
  • 1
    Hard to use custom code
  • 1
    Freemium
  • 1
    No Audio Support

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What is Squarespace?

Whether you need simple pages, sophisticated galleries, a professional blog, or want to sell online, it all comes standard with your Squarespace website. Squarespace starts you with beautiful designs right out of the box — each handcrafted by our award-winning design team to make your content stand out.

What is Webflow?

Webflow is a responsive design tool that lets you design, build, and publish websites in an intuitive interface. Clean code included!

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What are some alternatives to Squarespace and Webflow?
Wix
Creating your stunning website for free is easier than ever. No tech skills needed. Just pick a template, change anything you want, add your images, videos, text and more to get online instantly.
GoDaddy
Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable. It is a trusted domain registrar that empowers people with creative ideas to succeed online.
Joomla!
Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
Weebly
Weebly is an AJAX website creator that allows you to create pages with template skins and content widgets. Users can easily drag-and-drop content widgets like pictures, text, video and Google Maps in WYSIWYG-fashion.
WordPress
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
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