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Language and region settings

Manage your visitor-facing language, measurement standard, country, and time zone in the language & region panel.

Open language and region settings

To open language and region settings:

  1. In the Home menu, click Settings, then click Language & region.
  2. Scroll to see all settings and make changes. To learn more about each setting, see the table below.
  3. Click Save to publish your changes.

Available settings

Learn more about each setting. 


Description and next steps

Site language

Select the language of your site's built-in text from the site language drop-down. We currently support the following languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Dutch (version 7.1 only)
  • Swedish (version 7.1 only)

To learn more about the language setting, visit Changing your account and site language.

Measurement standard

If you sell physical products on your site, use this option to set the measurement standards for product weights and dimensions. You can choose from:

  • Imperial
  • Metric


Select your country. If you select United States, also select your state from the option that appears.

Time zone

Squarespace sets your default location based on the IP address from where you created your site. Review the current setting, or choose a new time zone.

On a computer, you can click anywhere on the map to set your time zone, or select your nearest city from the drop-down menu.

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