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The above graph displays service status activity for Squarespace.com over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
23:338.31 ms. 
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07:508.13 ms.
10:328.92 ms. 
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15:418.14 ms. 
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* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 02:20

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Having Problems with Accessing Squarespace.com?
Janet Stokes · 1 day 10 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

Sometimes I can access my website and other times it just shows listing of my website pages. Have not been able to access my back office and edit pages via the "Esc" key or any other way. Anyone else having problems with their Squarespace site today?

Russ Hartung · 1 day 11 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

Cant get my page to load or get the Squarespace home page to load. Tried on Safari and Firefox. Another commenter said it wasn't working for him on Chrome. Why does this site say it's up when at least 2 people have found it to be down?

Clay Dreslough · 1 day 16 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I'm fairly sure that it's down because of their Superbowl ad driving too much traffic to the site.


Russ Hartung · 1 day 22 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

Cant get my website to load or connect with Squarespace.com. 2/8/16 at 22:34 EST.

▼ LAST 7 DAYS ...
Natalie Buck · 2 days 6 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

I cant even get the site to load? Is squarespace down right now?

Enrique Romero · 2 days 6 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

I can not upload pictures to my galleries. Please advise when the issue will be resolved.

▼ LAST 30 DAYS ...
Nigel Daly · 3 February 2016 - 20:18
· · Firefox 43.0 on Mac

YEP. It's down. blank screen and no way to work.

Nancy Ogden · 23 January 2016 - 21:36
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

totally messed up - I've built 3 sites easily but not today

Till Könneker · 21 January 2016 - 12:24
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac


Rebekkah Schaubach · 20 January 2016 - 23:10
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

Nothing is loading, not great for client work that was supposed to be done today!

Sally Jansen van Vuuren · 18 January 2016 - 21:39
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

my site is down.

Debbie Gamson DiMaria · 18 January 2016 - 19:22
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

Site down!!

Amy Nichole · 18 January 2016 - 19:20
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

Down right now! Blargh!

Hamza Munir · 18 January 2016 - 19:19
· · Safari 9.0.2 on Mac

Site down

Nirah Lee · 18 January 2016 - 19:19
· · Safari 9.0.1 on Mac

down for me! Not good!

Sean Verdecia · 18 January 2016 - 19:18
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

Down for me

Maciej Prus-Bugayski · 18 January 2016 - 19:15
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

its down right now

Sidewalk and the Sea · 18 January 2016 - 19:14
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

Squarespace is down! nooooooo

Cyndy Andrews Phillips · 13 January 2016 - 20:29
· · Chrome 47.0 on Windows

Down, no server data.

Ken Moskowitz · 13 January 2016 - 20:12
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

This has become a repeat issue. We have had several outages in the last 9 months. Get it together SQSP!

Jake Hicks Photography · 13 January 2016 - 17:24
· · Safari 6.1.6 on Mac

my squarespace site is currelty not responding on multiple platforms and multiple browsers

Dayna Cotter · 5 January 2016 - 17:07
· · Firefox 38.0 on Mac

stuck here:

black screen. any advice?

David J Hinson · 18 December 2015 - 16:44
· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

Was on with customer service, 10 minutes later the whole site is down. Cant access anything.

Liliana Paradiso · 4 December 2015 - 20:17
· · Firefox 42.0 on Mac

no response from customer service over 2 hours. No "live chat" connection or "open a ticket" link appears. Used a customer service e mail address from a friend who has used the site. Awful!!!!

Johann VonSchtappenheimer · 2 December 2015 - 16:57
· · Firefox 42.0 on Mac

Image editor doesn't seem to be working right now. The progress wheel just spins, and spins, and spins, and spinnnnnnnnnnnns...

Lianne Tang · 25 November 2015 - 23:35
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Tried constantly for 3 days and still can't log into my account!!! It's stuck on this empty page with the squarespace logo in the middle with "waiting for Facebook.com" in my loading bar the the bottom!

Annie Caro · 19 November 2015 - 00:26
· · Chrome 44.0 on Android

I can login but can't see any of my sites to edit them, just a blank screen with the Squarespace logo. Hope this is temporary?!

Corey Fields · 17 November 2015 - 07:40
· · Chrome 46.0 on Android

I CANNOT LOGIN nor edit my sites. Squarespace, what the hell are you doing now?

Juan Argil · 16 November 2015 - 05:27
· · Firefox 42.0 on Mac

My url website works but I cannot log in to edit my site through squarespace. I can log in to their support page though, just not the main website.

Zachary Hendel · 16 November 2015 - 04:59
· · Safari 9.0.1 on Mac

unable to login... get stuck on squarespace logo screen.
site works... cover pages wont load... and my homepage is a cover page ;( lol

Nuit&Jour · 16 November 2015 - 04:58
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Who had the disastrous idea of changing the old login page ? Can't get access to my web sites !!!!

St. John Eyre · 16 November 2015 - 04:56
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Unable to log into my account. My site is coming up but user log-in is down......:(

Itoroutibeabasi Nsima Udoko · 11 November 2015 - 17:36
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Currently can't log-in or access edit functions on homepage. Anyone else?

Magaly LaMadrid · 10 November 2015 - 14:51
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Squarespace login screen is displaying the logo on the center of the page. I am unable to get past this.

Ian Kent · 6 November 2015 - 18:48
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Follow-up on my earlier post today, the "spinning circle" problem is happening because the main Squarespace login URL is now only pointing to sites using Squarespace v7. When you use that URL to sign into a v5 site, you get the spinning circle.

When logging in to a v5 site, use the following URL: http://userid.squarespace.com/display/Login
where "userid" is your Squarespace login name.

For info on upgrading your v5 site to v7, see:

Ian Kent · 6 November 2015 - 15:07
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

I'm having the same problem as Gary Moran reports... can't login, only get a spinning circle. Two other people who share access to our site have the same issue. Accessing from Ontario, Canada.

Gary Moran · 5 November 2015 - 19:28
· · Safari 9.0 on Mac

I can't log in to Squarespace. I just get the spinning circle. Anyone else having problems today?

Keith Kurtzer · 5 November 2015 - 13:55
· · Firefox 42.0 on Windows

Customer support, videos, open a ticket, guides, email, etc...ALL DOWN! The customer care # 646 580-3456 refers you to the online support and the online support is not working. This is a real catch 22.

AJ Dutton · 26 October 2015 - 20:33
· · Safari 9.0 on Mac

I am also having similar problems as Mark Jessap..."I can't access the design functionality of my site. It just shows the Squarespace logo in the middle of the page with no other prompts or ways off the page. My actual site is up, but the working pages are inaccessible."

Beth Daghfal · 30 September 2015 - 22:25
· · Safari 8.0.6 on Mac

Website isn't opening... all other websites are opening on my browser (Safari)... not squarespace :(

Kristi Curry Christenson · 1 September 2015 - 17:21
· · Chrome 44.0 on Mac

I am unable to login into Squarespace. I click the login button and the page never loads. I've tried it in two separate browsers.

Alan Mermelstein · 1 September 2015 - 00:00
· · Chrome 44.0 on Mac

As a former IT planning manager inthe 90's, now a photographer though, I gotta ask... who does production changes on a Monday afternoon - start of the work week? Huh???

Site now up.

Jorge Mercado · 31 August 2015 - 23:12
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

My Site is down now. Come on Squarespace. Koditvaddons.com.
No Cable Bill. No Monthly Fee. 1 year Warranty. GET SMART MEDIA WORLDWIDE . C O M

Kevin Landers · 31 August 2015 - 23:06
· · Chrome 44.0 on Mac

The problem with a down site is I am loosing money right now. Hope its fixed soon. Need it back up

Adam Kontras · 31 August 2015 - 23:06
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

You guys are hilarious. Gmail goes down for several hours, what, 3 times a year? Breathe.

Paul Alsop · 31 August 2015 - 23:03
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

Chill out people, it's a website that is down, it's not the first host to crash ever. Squarespace have given me great fast customer service in the recent past. Life could be worse, you could live in Syria.

Nik Mills · 31 August 2015 - 22:59
· · Firefox 40.0 on Mac

Squarespace isn't big on service. Their priority is elegant templates and advertizing.

Julie Wilson Haines · 31 August 2015 - 22:59
· · Chrome 44.0 on Mac

Can't login... this is not reliable at all - I just signed another client up to squarespace and I am bound to get complaints.

Ami Sioux · 31 August 2015 - 22:58
· · Chrome 44.0 on Mac

I just finally finished all the customization on my site and was transferring DNS and then it all went down.....so so upset. My agent will do a major launch of my work tomorrow...help??

Nik Mills · 31 August 2015 - 22:58
· · Firefox 40.0 on Mac

Squarespace's priority is pretty templates, not reliable service. I'm searching for a more reliable host, but surprizingly it's hard to find elegant, simple, easily editable templates anywhere else.

Sing Wong · 31 August 2015 - 22:55
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

They've acknowledged that they're down - http://status.squarespace.com/

Kevin Goryl · 31 August 2015 - 22:52
· · Chrome 42.0 on Mac

our site is down too, wish someone from Squarespace would respond on this thread.

Rachelina Berkowitz · 31 August 2015 - 22:49
· · Safari 8.0.5 on Mac

I have an art show launch tomorrow and really need website up and running ESPECIALLY tonight!

Patrick D Simmons · 31 August 2015 - 22:49
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

My site is down too. Is this what I can expect is my site going down with no warning. I just checked some major sponsored peoples websites and they are down as well.

Dee Iva · 31 August 2015 - 22:48
· · Safari 7.1.8 on Mac

I'm in the UK. Can't log on and their homepage isn't working properly either. WTF?

Cay Bowman · 31 August 2015 - 22:38
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

Down for me too. I had just gone live with my site. Bummer. Hope I didn't make the wrong choice in using Squarespace. The main squarespace.com page won't load either. Hopefully, a fix soon.

Maddy Strauss · 31 August 2015 - 22:37
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

These are service status updates to complement blog.squarespace.com.

31 August 2015 - 5:56pm ET - Service Disruption

We are currently investigating a service interruption related to networking affecting Squarespace sites. Please stand by.

UPDATE 6:09pm ET - We are continuing to investigate the networking issue affecting Squarespace sites.

UPDATE 6:26pm ET - We are continuing to investigate the networking issue affecting Squarespace sites.


Christopher Scrivens · 31 August 2015 - 22:34
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

Awesome, looking for work and my site is down. Guess i'll try wordpress.....

Jaya Todai · 31 August 2015 - 22:33
· · Firefox 40.0 on Windows

We can't login to our Squarespace site--the login page won't even load. I'm launching a new brand in three days, I do not have time for this.

James Troia · 31 August 2015 - 22:31
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows

Thanks for having issues when I am running a major competition on my website, which is tied in with promotions on other platforms.

Thanks a lot.

Anita Katherine · 31 August 2015 - 22:22
· · Safari 6.2.8 on Mac

Safari can't open the page. Grrrr! Launched a new product today - and everyone is trying to get on. This is not ideal timing! :(

The Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm · 31 August 2015 - 22:16
· · Chrome 44.0 on Windows


Paul Garafola · 31 August 2015 - 22:14
· · Safari 5.0.6 on Mac

"The connection was reset.
The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.
The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network connection.
If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web."

Paul Garafola · 31 August 2015 - 22:13
· · Safari 5.0.6 on Mac

*Safari can’t open the page “http://www.nycvideoauditions.com/” because the server unexpectedly dropped the connection. This sometimes occurs when the server is busy. Wait for a few minutes, and then try again.*

Paul Garafola · 31 August 2015 - 22:12
· · Safari 5.0.6 on Mac

Freelancing ONLY right now and I rely on my clients for income. Currently I am losing potential clients when they have no access to my site. They'll simply go elsewhere. This is NOT GOOD. I hope this gets fixed sooner than later.

Ram Shergill · 31 August 2015 - 22:05
· · Firefox 40.0 on Mac

Sqaurespace is down! Losing business as we speak, does anyone know what is going on?

Utah Dacat · 25 July 2014 - 06:37
United States · Frontier Communications · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

My site is down and I can't even login to squarespace; sent a ticket three days ago, no reply!

Jolaoso Pretty Thunder · 10 July 2014 - 14:38
United States · Comcast Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

unable to make changes in my account right now- keeps trying to load

Hugo Domic · 6 June 2014 - 09:38
United Kingdom · NForce Entertainment · Firefox 29.0 on Mac

The Website is down. Forbidden all the time. Squarespace sites also unavailable

Chris Ping · 7 May 2014 - 07:18
Netherlands · Chello

Squarepsace issue login solution: uncheck the "save password" box... seems to be having issues with saving passwords... then you can login...

Taylor Jones · 1 May 2014 - 13:26
United States · Comcast Business Communications

I've been working on it most of today and now all I can get is the spinning wheel. The homepage and the site I'm building load just fine, but the editing and settings interfaces will not. I even tried two other browsers.

Karin Nord · 1 May 2014 - 11:41
United States · Time Warner Cable

Loggin into Squarespace - Nothing happens, I get the wheel spinning forever and not loading the dashboard.

Patricia Echeagaray Balcazar · 17 April 2014 - 21:17
United States · Comcast Cable

i can access a whole lot of sites, except for Squarespace... what's going on???

Sue Grumbir · 9 April 2014 - 12:48
United States · Charter Communications

Unable to log into my account so I can continue building my website... I have spent HOURS trying to get my site up and running and now I can't even log on... the "log on" button shows up at the top of the screen but when I click on it my screen goes dark and nothing happens. Either get the site up or refund my money

Mark Honer · 28 March 2014 - 06:49
United States · SureWest Kansas Operations

have two websites built with squarespace and both are down this morning. when I type the url into a browser I get a page of text jibberish on both and it won't let me log into my account either!

Tamar Rosenthal · 24 March 2014 - 13:18
United States · Time Warner Cable

Same thing is happening to me. No login button on top right. I am in Los Angeles on Time Warner cable internet. Does not seem to be a back door either. Does anyone know of a back door to get in?

Haley Ann Nye · 24 March 2014 - 13:04
United States · CenturyLink

There is no "login" in the top right of the webpage? Not sure what is going on but I really need it fixed soon

Katherine Rose · 24 March 2014 - 12:54
United States · AT&T U-verse

When I go to login to SquareSpace from homepage, the login button (usually in top right corner) is not there. Have tried in both Safari and Chrome..help!!

Jo Reid · 4 March 2014 - 11:56
New Zealand · TelstraClear

When I go to login to SquareSpace from homepage, the login button (usually in top right corner) is not there. Have tried in both Safari and Chrome..help!!

Lardeau River Adventures · 31 January 2014 - 09:12
Canada · Telus Communications

Am I the only one struggling to see my own website and accessing squarespaces help/contact links?

Maile Smith · 28 January 2014 - 13:19
United States · MegaPath Networks

Squarespace appears down for my site: www.sustainableremediation.org. Is this a system-wide issue?

Dan Schmidt · 31 December 2013 - 23:00
United States · Time Warner Cable

i just set up my new website kungfustrike.com it was up and now its temp. unavailable, what the heck???

Kris Hiland · 20 December 2013 - 08:47
United States · Time Warner Cable

NO luck yesterday. Having problems uploading and editing photos - lots of error messages after waiting and waiting. Successful earlier today, but photos are not showing up in the tweets I pushed out... Frustrating, time wasting, but HOPING they are working as quickly as possible to SOLVE this problem! Send them a HELP ticket so they know what's going on out here!

J Sheree Johnson · 19 December 2013 - 17:55
United States · AT&T U-verse

Constant issues with uploading and editing photos. I seem to have this problem a lot with Square Space. Has anyone else had this problem? As well as with the blog.

Rania Amine · 19 December 2013 - 16:30
Canada · Shaw Communications

Squarespace has been barely accessible for almost 3 days now. This is absolutely ridiculous. So many wasted hours. I've almost pulled all my hair our, as I had a deadline to get something done and thats been pretty much impossible. The worst is that they've been telling us its "solved" so many times now, only to post another update a few minutes later that it isn't. Hours I understand. But DAYS?

Enrique Mata · 19 December 2013 - 16:22
United States · Comcast Cable

I need Squarespace up and running like it used too. Please, who ever created this DDOS attack, stop. I have a very important project to complete...

Peter Blomert · 19 December 2013 - 15:34
Germany · Unitymedia NRW

Hell, why does anybody set up these long DDOS attacks against a service-provider like Squarespace - not easy to understand!

Felix Schmitt · 19 December 2013 - 15:06
Canada · Shaw Communications

they're under a DDOS Attack -> status.squarespace.com/

Brad Eric Littleproud · 19 December 2013 - 14:55
Canada · Rogers Cable

Glad I signed for a full year of professional service. So... will I receive a rebate equivalent to the sales I have lost? I'd hold my breath but I think I'd end up passing out before that happened.

I suggest everyone go an blast them on their facebook page www.facebook.com/squarespace

Lauren Lloyd · 19 December 2013 - 14:43
United States · Verizon FiOS

Yikes! It's been on and off this afternoon after being down earlier this week, too. Losing work, time and money here. Hopefully it's back up and solid soon!

Heather Davis Wyancko · 19 December 2013 - 14:36
United States · Integra Telecom

How often does this happen? I'm came back to SP yesterday to launch a new blog - maybe I should reconsider.

Jeffrey Parish · 19 December 2013 - 14:21
United States · Cox Communications

WTF?! I am very close to switching service. Really? down at this time of year? When my customers can't get to my site I stop paying for the service. Sad, because i llike the platform.

Jessica Sherman-Prince · 19 December 2013 - 14:13
United States · Time Warner Cable

I understand the frustrations. I'm also experiencing the connection problems, as well as major formatting disruptions on my Testimonials page. This marks perhaps the 7th or 8th similar formatting issue (let alone repeat connection time-outs in a year's time. I've put so much effort into this site, that I'd much rather Squarespace resolves these recurring issues than rebuild elsewhere.

Wayne Butt · 19 December 2013 - 14:12
Canada · EastLink

I'm one week into a trial. Found isitdownrightnow.com and glad I did! Because after only one week, I know it's not just the squarespace trial... This is too frequent! If I sign with sqarespace, it will be a month to month. Then again, you can add a lot of work in just a month to have to abandon it if this keeps up :(

Chris Creswell · 19 December 2013 - 14:10
United States · BellSouth.net

I have been using squarespace for a couple of years and have never encountered these issues before. Let's hope they can get it fixed permanently soon.

Amy Walsh · 19 December 2013 - 14:02
United States · Cox Communications

does anyone know how long it was down for last time? can i expect this will take a long time?

of course, i just redirected my domain to squarespace today. love this.

Hartman Wong · 19 December 2013 - 13:45
United States · AT&T Internet Services

The site is down for me right now. And it has been slow when it's up.

Gabriel J. Guerrero · 19 December 2013 - 13:37
United States · AT&T Services

Dammit, and I was getting down on a gift blog too:/ I hope it goes back up soon.

Dmitrii Andreyev · 19 December 2013 - 13:22

DEJA VU Its my third day of anual subscribtion and squarespace down again

Gene Guerrero · 19 December 2013 - 13:14
United States · Optimum Online

It's like deja vu all over again. 2000 people were emailed about my client;s website launch yesterday as SQ was reviving. Now, we are back to SQUAREONE.

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