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Our free plan offers everything you need to start selling online. Sign up now and then choose the plan that's right for you at any time.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is it really free?

    Yes. With our free plan, you can use the online store builder to create, design and launch your site—all for free. Your only cost comes when you make a sale—just 2.5% per transaction. Not price sensitive? We have plan pricing to suit the needs of any business. If you need more advanced eCommerce features please explore all our online store pricing plans.

  • Is Square Online Store PCI compliant or certified?

    Yes. Square complies with the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), which is a standard put forth by the five largest credit card companies to help reduce costly consumer and bank data breaches.

  • Do I get free web hosting when I open an online store?

    Yes. Our free web hosting platform provides exceptional speed, performance, and security. With Square, you’ll experience no restriction on bandwidth, unlike other hosting providers that may charge for exceeding usage caps, you get unlimited bandwidth at no extra cost. In addition, Square Online Store includes a free SSL certificate. SSL ensures that visitors navigate your site over a secure 128-bit encrypted connection. Plus, SSL also helps power eCommerce by enabling customers to checkout directly on your domain.

  • Can I use a custom domain?

    Yes. To use a new custom domain name or one you already own you will need to subscribe to an annual paid plan. Support for custom domains is not available on our free plan.

  • Does my online store integrate with my Square POS or Square Reader?

    Yes. Using Square Online Store together with credit card payment hardware like Square reader or POS can help simplify your entire inventory system. Square Online Store works with Square hardware products to provide seamless inventory integration. All online and in-person orders sync automatically to streamline inventory management across your whole business.

  • What kind of payments can I accept on my online store?

    When setting up a website for eCommerce, it’s important to offer your customers plenty of payment options. Square Online Store lets you accept all major credit and debit cards and Square eGift Cards.

  • Can I switch plans?

    You can switch plans whenever you like. You can easily change from a free plan to a Professional, Performance or Premium plan from inside Square Online Store. Plan price differs based on feature offering as well as whether you pay annually or monthly.

  • Can I sell on social media, like Instagram, with Square Online Store?

    Yes, you can sell on social media. Square Online Store integrates with Shopping on Instagram. Just tag products in your posts to let your followers shop right from Instagram. You can also connect your Instagram feed to your homepage. Separate integration with Facebook and Pinterest is also available.

Finally, a free eCommerce website plan for real businesses.

Boost your search ranking with valuable SEO features; connect to Instagram and get selling on social media fast; enjoy inventory management, an online shopping cart, and more—all for no monthly fee. Sign up now and then choose the plan that’s right for you at any time.