18 of the best Squarespace templates for bloggers and beyond

18 of the best Squarespace templates for bloggers and beyond

Odds are you’ve already heard of Squarespace thanks to extensive marketing campaigns via podcasts and website banners. It’s a big name in the web design world now, allowing you to easily construct sites even if you don’t know much about web design or coding. Costing $12 to $40 per month depending on your needs, you get hosting, 24/7 customer support, website metrics, mobile optimization, SSL security, unlimited storage and bandwidth, drag-and-drop page building facilities, and, most importantly, access to dozens of original and modern templates. So, how do you decide what template to use? We’ve taken a look at the best Squarespace templates out there for every need, as well as answered some questions you may have about the service.  Read more…

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BEST FOR BLOGGING

Five

An oldie *and* a goodie for bloggers who value versatility and a sidebar (or two).

  • Family: Five


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BEST FOR E-COMMERCE

Galapagos

Sometimes basic isn’t a bad thing, especially if it takes the fuss out of incorporating interactive design elements.

  • Family: Galapagos


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BEST FOR A PORTFOLIO

Wexley

A simple yet beautiful way to showcase your best creative work that facilitates visitor exploration.

  • Family: Wexley


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BEST FOR VIDEOS

Horizon

  • Family: Pacific


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BEST FOR BUSINESS

Brine

  • Family: Brine


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BEST FOR A PODCAST

Wav

  • Family: Brine


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BEST FOR A PERSONAL WEBSITE

Pursuit

  • Family: Brine


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BEST FOR FREELANCERS

Ready

  • Family: Skye


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BEST FOR MOBILE

Nueva

  • Family: Brine


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BEST FOR A WEDDING WEBSITE

Charlotte

  • Family: Pacific


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BEST FOR FOOD SERVICES

Vance

Focusing on good photos and clear text, Vance is ideal if you want to show people what wonderful food you can provide.


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BEST FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Lusaka

A traditional blog layout that lends itself well to imparting a lot of knowledge quickly.


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BEST FOR A STORE/BLOG HYBRID

Almar

Selling your products is sometimes as much about selling your personality, so Almar combines the two.


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BEST FOR A VISUAL PORTFOLIO

Carson

Bold, full bleed photos displays make this template ideal for those looking to share a portfolio of creative work.

  • Family: Tremont


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BEST FOR BLOGGERS-TURNED-ENTREPRENEURS

Farro

A great template for people who like things in their assigned places and who only need to offer blog posts and a few products.

  • Family: Haute


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BEST FOR MULTI-HYPHENATES

York

Triple threat? This is the template for you.

  • Family: York


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BEST FOR FASHION DESIGNERS

Marta

Shoppers can easily zoom in on products and seamlessly check out.

  • Family: Brine


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BEST FOR SEO

Hayden

Help your site show up on Google.

  • Family: Bedford