Step 2. Create a buy button
Who’s This Best For?
This guide will show you how to add a Shopify store to your Squarespace site. This is a really simple but effective way to get the benefits of Shopify checkout options, taxes, etc, without sacrificing your Squarespace. If blogging and content are important to your business, Squarespace makes your life easy.
Are you trying to build a ‘website’ or an online store?
Shopify vs Squarespace: which is best? In this detailed comparison, I take an in-depth look at which of these leading website building tools is right for your project. Read on to get a list of pros and cons of each platform — and do feel free to leave any thoughts or questions on both products in the comments section below. But they have a different history and started life with different purposes. Squarespace was initially conceived as a solution for building and maintaining content - based websites, whereas Shopify was specifically created as a solution for making an online store. Answering this question starts, helpfully, with another question….
Well, the core challenge with Squarespace Commerce for some users is that Squarespace tightly integrates with Stripe, a payment gateway processor, into its platform. So as a Squarespace user, your only option when building your online store is to use Stripe as your payment processor at least at the moment. At least not with Stripe. You can see an updated list of which countries Stripe is available here. See our full review on Squarespace website builder and its e-commerce tools here. Shopify is a very powerful and flexible online store builder and currently allows you to connect to over 70 different payment gateways versus Squarespace which only offers 1 option.