What is the best Squarespace 7.1 template?

Stuck on which Squarespace 7.1 template to choose for your new website? We dig into what you need to know—plus watch a video revealing pro tricks for templates!
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Trying to decide which Squarespace 7.1 template is right for your small business website? In this post we share what you need to know about Squarespace 7.1 templates plus discover some tips and tricks in the video. Learn more!

We’re often asked, “Which Squarespace 7.1 template should I use?

The answer isn’t what you think! The secret is that allllll the Squarespace 7.1 (aff) templates are the same—they’re actually just different design iterations of a single template. Remember, Squarespace 7.1 has changed and there’s now one Squarespace template to rule them all.

Watch our video discussion about the right way to pick a Squarespace 7.1 template:

What Squarespace 7.1 template do pro designers start with?

Well, our team goes for the simplest, least styled template possible so we don’t have to remove as much demo content! Our favorite is Essex (referral link), which is a “launch” template, and we’re delighted that Squarespace is now offering a completely blank template, as well.

When I recommend Squarespace 7.1 templates to website DIYers, I usually recommend Noll or Pulaski (referral links). These both are solid frameworks you can use for a good, basic website. Remember, you can change the colors/fonts/pictures and have a whole new look—so don’t let those things distract you!

What to read more about how to pick a Squarespace 7.1 template for your new website?

Our former teammate, Kath, has a great article about how to pick the right one for you—and it’s just two steps!

Interested in a deeper dive into Squarespace 7.1? Watch the replay of our free Crowdcast all about migrating to 7.1 from Squarespace 7.0 right here!

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