June 1, 2024
Mate Karolyi

Squarespace vs Webflow: Comparing Website Builder Platforms

In this article, you will learn:

  • Which platform offers more free templates
  • Which is easier to use for beginners
  • Which platform offers better customization options

Let's dive into the details!

Templates and Customization

Squarespace

Squarespace offers a wide range of free templates that can be filtered by categories such as art, design, photography, personal CV, fashion, and food. These templates are available for free on all plans, so there’s no need to upgrade to use them.

Squrespace's template library
Squrespace's template library

Webflow

Webflow also offers templates, but the selection is smaller and many are paid. There are fewer than 50 free templates, making it harder to find the right one. Paid templates range from $34 to $79.

Webflow's template library
Webflow's template library

Usability

Squarespace

Squarespace's interface is easy to use, with clickable and customizable blocks. Elements can be moved using drag-and-drop, simplifying the editing process.

Squarespace's editor
Squarespace's editor

Webflow

Webflow offers more advanced options but is harder for beginners to use. The editor is more complex, with many options hidden in the right-side menu, making editing more challenging.

webflow's editor
Webflow's editor

Pricing

Squarespace

Squarespace's monthly subscription fees range from $12 to $38. You can create multiple websites simultaneously, even on the basic plan.

Squarespace's pricing
Squarespace's pricing

Webflow

Webflow's prices range from $14 to $39 per month. There are five different plans available, each offering different features.

Webflow's pricing
Webflow's pricing

Conclusion

Both Squarespace and Webflow are excellent platforms but are suitable for different purposes. If you want to create a simple website, Squarespace is the right choice. If you need more advanced editing options, Webflow might be better. Choose according to your goals!

About the author

Mate Karolyi

I'm Mate Karolyi, the founder and CEO of TRAVLRD. My days are largely filled with strategic business development and sales tasks, as well as project management. Alongside my passion for the startup world, I have a love for award-winning web design, which is why I also serve as a jury member for the Top Design King Award. In my free time, I enjoy playing chess, playing guitar, or windsurfing.

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