Squarespace template comparison chart (updated for 2018)

 
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UPDATED: July 2018!

You've landed on the most up-to-date and comprehensive free Squarespace template comparison chart on the web!

This Squarespace template comparison chart will be your go-to when deciding on the perfect template for your new website. This chart enables you to see all of Squarespace template abilities side-by-side, making your choice as simple as possible.

In an effort to help you pick the right template for your project, I've created the most up-to-date comparison chart and to keep it current, this chart will always be updated within 7 days when new templates are released.
 

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Squarespace template family Comparison Chart

Chart updated on July, 2018

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Overall flex. Mobile flex. Commerce flex. Fixed nav. Addt. nav. Search in nav. Social in nav. Banner imgs. Sidebar Special blog feat. Index pages Special functions
Adirondak M None S Yes - desk. No - mobi. Footer, Folder No No Yes No No No None
Avenue M S S No No No No No Yes - blog only No Yes None
Aviator (Aubrey, & Encore) S S S Yes -vert. nav. No - horiz. nav. No No Kinda No No No No Horiz./Vert. nav.
Bedford (Anya, Bryant & Hayden) L None S Index pg. only Folder No No Yes* Yes - blog only No Yes Pre-footer
Brine (Aria, Basil, Blend, Burke, Cacao, Clay, Ethan, Fairfield, Feed, Foster, Greenwich, Hatch, Heights, Hunter, Hyde, Impact, Jaunt, Juke, Keene, Kin, Maple, Margot, Marta, Mentor, Mercer, Miller, Mojave, Moksha, Motto, Nueva, Pedro, Polaris, Pursuit, Rally, Rover, Royce, Sofia, Sonny, Sonora, Stella, Thorne, Vow, Wav, West) XL L M Yes - mobi. No - desk. Footer Yes Yes Yes* No Yes* Yes Parallax
Farro (& Haute) XL L M Yes - mobi. No - desk. Footer, 2nd Top, Product Cat Yes Yes Yes - blogs only No Yes* No None
Overall flex. Mobile flex. Commerce flex. Fixed nav. Addt. nav. Search in nav. Social in nav. Banner imgs. Sidebar Special blog feat. Index pages Special functions
Five XL None S No Footer No Yes Yes* Yes No No None
Flatiron M S S Yes - desk. No - mobi. Index No No No No No Yes None
Forte S None S No No No Yes No Yes - blog only No Yes None
Galapagos M M M No Footer No No No Yes - blog only No No None
Ishimoto S None S No No No No No Yes - blog only No No None
Overall flex. Mobile flex. Commerce flex. Fixed nav. Addt. nav. Search in nav. Social in nav. Banner imgs. Sidebar Special blog feat. Index pages Special functions
Momentum S None S Yes - always No No No No No No Yes None
Montauk (Julia, Kent & Om) L None S No Index No No Yes* Yes - blog only No Yes Horiz./Vert. nav.
Native S None S No No No No No No No No None
Pacific (Charlotte, Fulton, Horizon & Naomi) M None S Index pg. only Footer No No Yes* No Yes* Yes Pre-footer
Skye (Foundry, Indigo, Ready & Tudor) L S M Yes - always Footer Yes Yes Yes - blogs only Yes - blog only Yes* No Burger nav.
Supply S S M Yes - desk. always No - mobi. 2nd vert. No No Yes - vert. No No Yes None
Overall flex. Mobile flex. Commerce flex. Fixed nav. Addt. nav. Search in nav. Social in nav. Banner imgs. Sidebar Special blog feat. Index pages Special functions
Tremont (Camino, Carson & Henson) L S M No No No Yes Yes No Yes* Yes Burger nav., page overlay, index hover prev.
Wells M S S Yes - desk. always No - mobi. 2nd vert. No Yes No Yes No No None
Wexley S S S No No No No No Yes - blog only No No None
York (Artesia, Flores, Harris, Jasper, Jones, Lange & Shibori) XL L M Yes - mobi No - desk. Kinda No No Yes* No Yes* Yes Project pages, page animations
 

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Key: 

  • Overall flex. = Overall flexibility of the template
  • Mobile flex. = Mobile design (phone & tablet) flexibility
  • Commerce flex. = Commerce (online store) flexibility
  • Fixed nav. = Fixed navigation (also called a 'sticky navigation')
  • Addt. Nav. = Additional navigation 
  • Search in nav. = Search in navigation
  • Social in nav. = Social icons in navigation
  • Banner imgs. = Banner images
  • Sidebar = Sidebar
  • Special blog feat. = Special blog features
  • Index pages = Index pages
  • Special functions = special functions

*Banner images: 

  • Bedford family - Yes + slideshow + text & buttons
  • Brine family - Yes + slideshow + any block
  • Five - Yes + page title & description or logo & tagline
  • Montauk family - Yes + page title & description
  • Pacific family - Yes + page title & description
  • York family - Yes + page title & description

*Special blog features

  • Brine family - Custom share buttons
  • Farro family - Infinite scroll, author profiles, custom share buttons, related posts
  • Pacific family - Blog category navigation
  • Skye family - Infinite scroll, author profiles, custom share buttons, related posts
  • Tremont family - Custom share buttons
  • York family - Custom share buttons
 

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