In This Chapter
Signing up for an account
Choosing a pricing plan
Logging in to your account
Deciding on a Developer account
Squarespace has been referred to as the Apple of the website builder industry for its beautiful interfaces and attention to detail. Other platforms boast thousands of widgets and features, but many of these are buggy and not properly supported or updated. At Squarespace, platform changes and new features are built, tested, and debugged internally to ensure the quality of the product.
Signing Up for a Squarespace Account
Signing up for your Squarespace account is easy. You don’t need to worry about purchasing your account up front because you can create a trial account for free. Simply choose a template, provide your first and last name, use a valid e-mail address, enter a password, and — voila — you have a website ready for customization.
Signing up is so quick and easy that I don’t mind waiting for you to do it right now. Here’s how:
You arrive at the Squarespace home page, as shown in Figure 3-1.