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Understanding Squarespace Commerce

Squarespace Commerce is a set of features for selling products and managing orders online. By connecting a payment processor, you can process credit card transactions, accept PayPal, issue refunds, and receive donations. With templates designed specifically for online commerce, you can create eye-catching arrangements of products, promote sales, and much more.

Commerce and payment processors are Premium features available in Business and Commerce plans.

First steps

Whether you’re new to eCommerce or an experienced online retailer, these guides are helpful for getting to know Squarespace Commerce. Create new products or import inventory from another platform, then connect a payment processor and take your store live.

Tip: Use menu shortcuts to add links to key Commerce panels directly to the Home Menu.

Store setup


Add products to a Products Page, then add variants, images, and other custom details to build out your store.


Use Squarespace's marketing tools to draw customers in and encourage purchasing.

Fulfilling orders

When you receive an order, you can fulfill it through your site's backend, updating customers on their order's progress.

Sell in person with Point of Sale

If you sell products at markets or craft fairs, use our integration with Square to take in-person cash or card payments that integrate with your online store. Using the Squarespace Commerce App with a supported Square Reader, sales you make in person will update your inventory, display in the Orders panel, and factor into your Sales Analytics. To learn more, visit Selling in person with Squarespace Point of Sale.

Measure results

  • With Squarespace Analytics, you can get a clear picture of visitor behavior and revenue. Advanced Commerce Analytics are available for the Commerce Basic and Advanced plans.

More help

  • Learn more about Squarespace Commerce by exploring Commerce guides in the left navigation.
  • Hire a Squarespace Expert to help you set up your online store.
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