Wix vs Squarespace vs Payhip: Which Is Better For You?

Want to have a beautiful website without breaking the bank? Payhip is the Wix and Squarespace alternative you've been waiting for. Enjoy Payhip's all-in-one solution to sell digital and physical products, with pricing plans that support small businesses - no monthly fees

All-in-one platform

Everything you need to start, scale and manage your business.

Digital downloads

Sell any type of digital download such as ebooks, software, design assets, templates, video, music and more. If you can save it, you can sell it.

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Online courses

Create online courses with rich features such as videos, digital files, quizzes and assignments. Publish drip courses and provide completion certificates.

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Sell your expertise through 1:1 coaching sessions. Easily set up online meetings with clients using integrations with Zoom, Calendly and more.

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Allow your customers to pay you on a recurring basis to access your digital downloads or membership group. Manage your members easily.

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Physical products

Sell and manage inventory for any physical products. Manage your store, fulfill orders, run promotions and more.

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Wix versusSquarespace versus Payhip

Wix vs Squarespace vs Payhip Feature Comparison

Payhip Squarespace Wix
Lowest Pricing Plan Forever-free with 5% fees $33/month + 3% fee $27/month
Unlimited Revenue Yes Yes
Unlimited Products Yes Yes
Products You Can Sell
Digital Downloads - -
Online Courses - -
Coaching Services - -
Memberships & Subscriptions
Physical Products Yes Yes
Free Fully-hosted Storefront - Yes
Fully Customizeable Store Builder Yes Yes
Website Themes Yes Yes
Blog CMS Yes Yes
Custom Domain Yes Yes
Easy Embed To Any Ecommerce Sites - -
Instant Payouts Yes Yes
Multiple Currencies Yes
Automatic UK & EU VAT Handling - -
Marketing Tools
Affiliate Marketing - -
Email Marketing Yes Yes
Coupon Code Yes Yes
Cross-sell and Upsell - -
Referral System - -

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Free Forever

$ 0 /mo
+5% transaction fee
  • All features
  • Unlimited products
  • Unlimited revenue


$ 99 /mo
No transaction fee
  • All features
  • Unlimited products
  • Unlimited revenue

Why creators choose Payhip over Wix or Squarespace

Here are some reasons creators choose Payhip to power their online business.

All-in-one Platform

Payhip has everything you need to sell any types of product, whether it's digital downloads, online courses, coaching services, subscriptions, or physical products. Whether you're starting a business from scratch with no experience or growing a multi-million dollar brand, Payhip has the tools you need.

Most Affordable Platform in The Market

Our goal is to make our pricing plans as simple and transparent as possible. There are no features gated behind a paywall; you get access to all of our amazing features regardless of whether you're on the free plan or one of the monthly options. Our pricing plans are created solely for the benefit of managing your transaction fees as your store grows in revenue.

A Support Team that's Here For You

Our support team is here to help you with any questions or issues you may have. Whether it's troubleshooting the platform or just general questions, our team is here to ensure your success.

Fully Customizeable Store Editor & Store Themes

Payhip's intuitive store builder makes it easy to add, customize, and rearrange sections to create the perfect online shopping experience for your customers without any coding or design experience. With our store themes, you can easily set up your online store within minutes!

Marketing Tools to Drive More Traffic

Payhip provides all the tools you need to set up successful marketing campaigns that will drive traffic to your online store. With our easy-to-use marketing tools, you can create coupon codes, build a mailing list, and even launch your own affiliate program. All the growth tools you need in one place. All the growth tools you need in one place.

Sell Internationally

Have a peace of mind selling internationally knowing that Payhip supports various local currencies. Payhip also takes care of UK & EU VAT on your behalf so you can focus on growing your business.

Trusted by over 130,000 creators

We help creators grow their business and turn their passion into profit.

Payhip is fantastic. The interface is simple, the integration easy and the customer service has been top notch. I'm really glad I chose Payhip and will continue to do so in the future.

Stephen Follows
Film industry data researcher

I absolutely love Payhip, it's such a user-friendly platform that literally anyone can use. Having launched my first ever eBook with Payhip, everything has gone by a breeze, I couldn't be happier with how easy it is.

Cherie Tu
Vegan lifestyle advocate

We needed a company that handled VAT of the eBooks we sell. After a little research, we found Payhip to be the best fit. We're now using Payhip. We love the way they handle VAT and are easy to work with!

Alberto & Iosune
Vegan recipes bloggers

Frequently asked questions

Useful things to know from our helpful customer support team

What is better Squarespace or Wix?

The answer depends on your website niche. If you own a blog and would like to have more robust blogging CMS features, Squarespace is the way to go. However, Wix provides a more beginner friendly website builder with a simple drag and drop. You may also want to consider Payhip as it is the most affordable of the three options with equally powerful website builder features.

Is Squarespace or Wix better for selling?

Wix provides better eCommerce tools compared to Squarespace. However, you'll most likely need to install additional third party apps on either platform. Consider using platforms like Payhip which comes with built-in eCommerce functionalities to sell various product types.

Why do all the pricing plans have the same features?

At Payhip, our goal is to make pricing as simple and transparent as possible. So, no feature-gating here! You'll get access to all of our amazing features to help you grow your business, even on our free plan.

Is Wix or Squarespace more expensive?

Wix might end up being more expensive as it has imposed limitations on things like storage size. A platform like Payhip would be a great alternative as you get to sell unlimited products and have unlimited revenue for free.

Is there anything better than Wix?

Payhip is a powerful alternative to Wix as it is completely free and comes with built-in eCommerce functionalities. It also provides a simple drag and drop website builder to create beautiful websites without coding skills.

How can I contact you?

Just shoot us an email at contact@payhip.com or reach out to us on Twitter. Our friendly support team would love to chat!

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