Get Started with Square Online
With Square Online, you can create a professional website to showcase your business online, sell your items, share blog-style Stories, and accept payments with Square. With our easy-to-use website builder, spend less time setting up Square Online and more time focusing on what matters most: your business.
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If you need to start processing payments right away, you can skip account verification and complete it later with provisional activation.
To sell individual items without setting up an entire ecommerce website with Square Online, consider Square Online Checkout links. Checkout links allow you to sell items through email, social media, or your blog.
Still not sure if Square Online is a right fit for your business? Learn more about choosing the right online store for your business.
If you’ve already signed up for Square, you can get started with Square Online right from your online Square Dashboard by following these steps:
In your online Square Dashboard, go to Online.
Select Get Started.
Choose to either set up a single online ordering page or a multi-page ecommerce website.
Choose your business type (i.e. what are you selling?), select your preferred order fulfillment method(s) (e.g. shipping, pickup, etc.), and set up other features based on your business needs.
Square Online is a robust platform that covers your website, the items you sell online, online order fulfillment, and much more. You can even purchase a new domain name from Square and set up an email address based on that domain.
To learn more, check out how to navigate the Square Online Overview page in Dashboard in order to access the different features within Square Online, or how to navigate the Square Online site editor to create a website that's as robust as your business.
Square Online Pricing and Fees
Building a website via Square Online is a free service. You can sell unlimited products online, and fulfill 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 or services. Learn more below.
Manage Your Square Online Subscriptions and Services
If you sign up for one of the paid-tier versions of Square Online, or purchase a domain or email address, you can manage your subscriptions and services for Square Online directly from the Account settings area of your Square Online Overview page.
Learn more about how to manage your Square Online subscriptions.
Note: To manage your account settings for your primary Square account, go back to your Account & Settings page in Dashboard. The Account settings area of your Square Online Overview page is for Square Online only, and does not affect your main Square account or other Square products.
Sell Items, Manage Orders, and Accept Payments Online
When you complete initial setup, you can start setting up your website to begin selling online, managing online orders, accepting payments, and sharing your website with others. Learn more details below, or check out the Square Online Platform topic page in our Support Center for even more help topics.
Square Online Domains
A domain, often known as a URL or site address, is what helps users find your website while browsing the internet. If you think of your website as a house, then a domain is the house's address. Once you have a domain, there are several ways to get your domain associated with your website. We even offer a free option.
Learn more about getting started with domains for Square Online.
Square Online Email Addresses
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 right from your Square Online Overview page based on that domain.
Learn more about getting started with Google Workspace for Square Online.
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 may not 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 primary website.
Learn more about how to use Square Online with an existing website.
To learn more about Square Online, check out these FAQ articles.
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.
Square Online and Other Square Products
With Square Online's robust tools, it can integrate directly or be used with several other Square products. Learn more details on how below.