The following will compare Squarespace hosting with hosting. After we break down their similarities and differences, we’ll let you know which host we’d recommend.


  • 24/7 customer support

Major Differences:

  • uses the industry-standard cPanel
  • has WordPress plans readily available
  • has a 30 day money-back guarantee, while Squarespace offers a 14 day free trial
  • Squarespace does not offer phone support
  • Squarespace functions as an all-in-one website builder
  • Squarespace is ideal for designers, portfolios, photographers, boutique businesses, online shops and bloggers
  • Squarespace is known for their aesthetically pleasing design templates


Squarespace hosting:
  • Personal
  • Business
  • Basic
  • Advanced hosting:
  • Shared
  • WordPress

Prices: is the cheaper option, with shared hosting plans start at $4.99/month. Squarespace, on the other hand, has hosting plans starting at $12.00/month.


We are not particularly fond of either of these web hosts, but we’d have to recommend Squarespace over Although Squarespace is more expensive, they are worth the extra money, simply because of how terrible is.’s uptime, page-loading speeds, and technical support have all tested below average.

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