ShopWired is rated 4.8/5.0 by reviewers on Trustpilot - the best rated ecommerce platform in the world.
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ShopWired is the best UK alternative to Squarespace

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Why we're the only Alternative to Squarespace worth considering

How ShopWired performs on the things that matter to your business...


No transaction fees

Squarespace charges an additional 3% transaction fee for each card transaction processed on some of their packages. ShopWired doesn't charge any fees.


UK platform, UK support

ShopWired is a platform built and developed in the UK and supported by a UK team. Squarespace does not offer UK support.


Best rated ecommerce platform

We pride ourselves on the support we offer, ShopWired is the best rated ecommerce platform on Trustpilot.


Dispatch with Click & Drop

Send orders automatically to Royal Mail's Click & Drop service. Save time with dispatch and label printing.


Sell on eBay

Connect your eBay store to your ShopWired account to create listings, import products, manage orders and sync stock levels.


Sell on Etsy

Import products from Etsy into ShopWired or create new Etsy listings from your ShopWired account.


Sell on Facebook

Use Facebook's ecommerce features, import your product listings from ShopWired and find a new audience on Facebook.


Sell on Instagram

Tag Instagram posts with products you've imported from ShopWired and use the power of social media to grow your business.


Quickbooks integration

Connect your ShopWired account to your Quickbooks account to automatically sync customers and orders between platforms.


Xero integration

Connect your ShopWired account to your Xero account to automatically sync customers and orders between platforms.


Advanced B2B features

Set tiered pricing, bulk discounts, trade pricing, trade-only categories and products and min/max order quantities.


Advanced VAT features

Offer VAT relief on eligible products, set custom VAT rates and thresholds for selling into the EU, and more.


Mobile commerce

All of ShopWired's available themes are fully responsive, built and optimised for use on mobile and tablet devices.



Connect with Printful to offer print-on-demand products on your ShopWired website and increase sales.


Insightful reports

Gain powerful insights into the performance of your online store to analyse the data and optimise for success.


Trade/wholesale customers

Allow visitors to apply for trade/wholesale accounts, offer credit account status and enable offline payment.


Dropship with AliExpress

Use DropWired to import products, sync stock levels and dispatch orders from the AliExpress marketplace.

Squarespace vs ShopWired

A like for like comparison of ShopWired’s Essentials package and Squarespace’s Advanced Ecommerce package.

Monthly cost
£34.95 + VATShopwired£37.00Squarespace
Review rating on TrustPilot for customer support
Customer help and support team
Based in the UKShopwiredBased in the USASquarespace
Wholesale/trade/business to business features
YesShopwiredNot presentSquarespace
Customers can store cards
YesShopwiredNot availableSquarespace
Product filters
YesShopwiredNot availableSquarespace
Monthly cost£34.95 + VAT£37.00
Review rating on TrustPilot for customer support4.8/51.6/5
Customer help and support teamBased in the UKNot based in the UK
Wholesale/trade/business to business featuresYesNot present
Customers can store cardsYesNot available
Product filtersYesNot available

Squarespace and ShopWired pricing packages

Correct as of 1st February 2023


  • £34.95 + VAT pcm
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  • Squarespace Price: £37.00


  • £79.95 + VAT pcm
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  • Squarespace: No equivalent package


  • £149.95 + VAT pcm
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  • Squarespace: No equivalent package


  • from £149.95 + VAT pcm
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  • Squarespace: No equivalent package

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