The Top 10 Squarespace Templates to get started in 2022

Published by Rob Hope in Squarespace Resources on 28 Dec 2021

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Since 2008 I’ve reviewed over 1000 website templates on One Page Love!

Long-scrolling, side-scrolling, colorful, dark-schemed, busy, minimal – I’ve seen them all.

In my opinion, Squarespace, the all-in-one platform for selling your products or services, offers the best designed templates out of all the website builders currently in the market.

They have also been my most recommended website builder to any One Page Love reader looking for a landing page with content marketing, commerce or SEO optimization functionalities. Squarespace has all of your website building needs covered.

In this round-up I want to share 10 of my favorite Squarespace templates to help you get started with your next personal website or business venture.

Each of these 10 templates resizes gracefully down from big to small screens, ensuring a beautiful mobile optimized reading experience. Each template is also well researched, providing strong starting points your audience will love but remember customization is endless if you want to make the design your own!

Ok, let’s dive straight in.

The Top 10 Squarespace Templates to get started in 2022


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Template Index:

  1. Klipsan (Class Instructor)
  2. Hester (Ecommerce Store)
  3. Crosby (Ecommerce Store)
  4. Alta Loma (Ecommerce Store)
  5. Grow Well (Professional coaching)
  6. Myhra (Professional coaching)
  7. Clove (Consultations)
  8. Zorayda (Launching Soon)
  9. Rey (Events, Wedding)
  10. Manual (Book Launch)

1 – Klipsan (Class Instructor)

Klipsan is a striking template suited for health & fitness businesses wanting to automate their systems. You can list all your upcoming classes and even take bookings with Squarespace Scheduling.

If automated booking is of interest to your business, make sure you check out my articles on how to run remote group classes or how to sell health & fitness consultations – both using Squarespace Scheduling.


FAQ: I’m unsure which template is right for me or my business?

To put you at ease, it’s worth noting this is just a starting point and whichever template you choose, you can have any desired results through the extensive customization options. The goal here is to find a template with functionality closest to your needs, saving you some time. Here is a good article with help finding the right template.


2 – Hester (Ecommerce Store)

Hester is a minimal template suited for an Ecommerce store with a modern design.

Highlights include a gorgeous whitespace allowing the visitor to focus on your product imagery. The product pages also feature big imagery with a neat image slider function to the left.


3 – Crosby (Ecommerce Store)

Crosby is a strong, dark-schemed template suited for any online store.

Highlights include a contemporary design with stylish typography. The product pages are gorgeous too featuring an uncluttered, distraction-free check-out experience. I really like how the dark-schemed design enhances the store imagery in Crosby.


4 – Alta Loma (Ecommerce Store)

Alta Loma is a stylish template suited for an Ecommerce store wanting a unique design.

The typography has character and creates a remarkable first impression to visitors. It’s worth noting at this point, all typography is customizable through easy-to-use design settings that can be applied everywhere on your website, but this is a brilliant starting point if you are after a bit of flair.


FAQ: How much does Squarespace cost?

There are several Squarespace pricing plans depending on your needs. Pricing starts at only $12/month (if paid annually) and includes the use of any website template, uptime, security, unlimited blogs and SEO optimization. There is huge value in not having to worry about any of this!


5 – Grow Well (Professional Coaching)

Grow Well is a template suited for coaching professionals or even educators.

With Squarespace Member Areas you can offer training courses and online classes. If this is of interest to your business check out my article on how to sell an online course using Squarespace.


6 – Myhra (Professional coaching)

Myhra is a template suited for nutritionists or health professionals.

As captured below you can see the exciting potential to promote live events and online courses to your healthy community.


7 – Clove (Consultations)

Clove is a professional template suited for mental health consultants.

Highlights include a classy serif typeface (Adonis), appointment booking (possible through Squarespace Scheduling) and a lovely minimal blog post layout.


8 – Zorayda (Launching Soon)

Zorayda is a “launching soon” template perfect for taking leads while you are building out your bigger website or if you’re launching a brick and mortar store.

It has all the necessary elements you’ll need to get that sign up conversion; clear big image, business overview, social media accounts, contact details and the newsletter sign up form.


9 – Rey (Events, Wedding)

Rey is a beautifully designed template suited for a wedding or event.

Highlights include a long-scrolling format, keeping all the content and imagery in a single page. There is also a lovely UX touch where the RSVP button reappears top-right as you begin to scroll up again.


10 – Manual (Book)

And finally Manual is a bold landing page template perfect to promote a new book release.

Highlights include a big book cover design followed by the author biography. You can experience text and image content slide in as you scroll down, which is one of several animation effects Squarespace websites can use. Also I want to point out the lovely book preview integration as you scroll the product checkout page.


FAQ: What are the benefits of using Squarespace?

Squarespace is a leading online website builder. What sets them apart from the rest is their superior level of design and customer support. They have a huge support team and are available 24/7. Other main benefits are:

  • No Website Hosting Needed - their platform is fast and secure
  • Online Content Management - all edits are done within your browser, no software needed
  • Easily Drag and Drop Images - unlimited galleries with unlimited bandwidth
  • Free Domain Name - when registering for your first website, if you pay annually (renews at standard rate)
  • Beautifully Responsive - all templates work for all devices, so you only have to design your website once. Test and preview how your website will appear on a range of screen sizes.
  • Blog Sections - can easily be added for content marketing and to share your journey
  • Commerce Solutions - are an upgrade away if you want to start selling products
  • Email Marketing - gather email addresses, send marketing emails and analyze the reader email activity
  • Member Areas - create private website sections only accessible to signed up or paying members

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I hope you enjoyed this round-up covering the top Squarespace templates to get started in 2022! Props to Squarespace for creating a platform where we can set this up, with ease. In case you missed it, I recently published a tutorial on How to sell your first online course using Squarespace.

Much love,
Rob

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