Get Started with Square Online
With Square Online, getting online has never been easier. Show the world who you are, what you sell or the problems you’re here to solve, all while seamlessly accepting payments with Square. With our easy-to-use website builder, spend less time setting up your website and more time focusing on what matters most: your business.
Square Online is a robust platform that covers your website, items, order fulfilment, customers and much more. To learn more, check out the Square Online Platform topic page or get informed on pricing and features. You can even purchase a domain from Square and set up an email address based on that domain.
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Note: To sell individual items without setting up a complete ecommerce website, consider Square Online Checkout. Online Checkout links allow you to quickly sell items through email, social media or your blog. Learn more about getting started with Square Online Checkout links.
Start Selling Online
To get started with Square Online:
From your online Square Dashboard, go to Online > Online.
Click the button to get started.
Choose one of multiple themes to quickly design your new site.
Enter any applicable business and fulfilment information, and complete the setup steps to finish.
When complete, you can navigate the Square Online Overview page in Dashboard in order to access the different features within Square Online, or navigate the Square Online site editor to start building your website.
Pricing and Fees
Building a website with Square Online is a free service. You can sell unlimited products online and fulfil your orders electronically – all without a subscription fee. You can even host your site with a free Square subdomain (e.g. “mybusiness.square.site”).
You’ll only pay the transaction fee for orders placed on your website or for any optional upgrades and services.
Manage Square Online Subscriptions and Services
If you upgrade your Square Online subscription, or purchase a domain or email address, you can manage your subscriptions and services for Square Online directly from your Square account. Learn more about how to manage your Square Online subscriptions.
Set Up Your Website
When you complete initial setup, start setting up your website to sell online, manage online orders, accept payments and share your website with others.
A domain, often known as a URL or site address, is what helps customers and visitors find your website while browsing the internet. There are several ways to get a domain associated with your website, and we even offer a free option to make setup easy. Learn more about getting started with domains for Square Online.
Square partners with Google to provide a complete email solution for domain names known as Google Workspace. When you have a domain name associated with your website, you can create an email address based on that domain. Learn more about getting started with Google Workspace for Square Online.
Manage Square Online from Square Point of Sale
You can manage your website with Square Online directly from your Square Point of Sale. Whether you’re at your store or on the go, edit and manage your website with the Online add-on directly from your Square Point Of Sale app. Learn more about managing Square Online from Square Point of Sale.
Use Square Online with Other Square Products
With robust features in Square Online, your website can integrate directly or be used with several other Square products. Create a powerful site that takes advantage of Square’s suite of tools and services to streamline everything your business needs. Learn more about how to use Square Online with other Square products.
Use Square Online with an Existing Website
Many sellers who learn about Square Online may have a site already built with a different website host (e.g. GoDaddy, WiX, Google, etc.), but mightn’t necessarily have a simple way to display the products they sell on their primary website. With our robust tools, you can create a simple page to display your products and link to it within your existing website. Learn more about how to use Square Online with an existing website.
Domains: If you don’t see your Square Online site online for any reason, there are several troubleshooting measures you can take related to your domain. Learn more about how to troubleshoot your domain to bring your website back online.
Items: If your items display as Unavailable or don’t appear at all on your Square Online site, there are a few things to consider that could be the cause. Learn more about troubleshooting non-visible items in Square Online.
To learn more about Square Online, check out these FAQs articles.