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Likelihood to Recommend

Agility CMS

Agility is well suited for companies that want a balance of control and support. For major global site updates, these can be handled by Agility's support team, while minimal changes and updates can be performed autonomously by the company's own staff with ease. For companies that are interested in flexibility to reconstruct site structure or major global facelifts, Agility is less ideal because these changes must be handled and paid for through Agility support.
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Squarespace

Squarespace is great for a corporate presence website that relies on providing beautiful content. It also allows for nicely flowing landing pages that are easy to design and modify. The system is turn key and you need only to employ a designer and copywriter. No longer is a technical resource needed to fix broken plug-ins or troubleshoot issues during upgrades. Squarespace may not be suitable if you are in need of heavy customization of the .css or code.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Agility CMS
6.0
Squarespace
8.9
Role-based user permissions
Agility CMS
6.0
Squarespace
8.9

Platform & Infrastructure

Agility CMS
5.5
Squarespace
8.0
API
Agility CMS
3.0
Squarespace
7.8
Internationalization / multi-language
Agility CMS
8.0
Squarespace
8.3

Web Content Creation

Agility CMS
5.4
Squarespace
8.6
WYSIWYG editor
Agility CMS
6.0
Squarespace
8.7
Code quality / cleanliness
Agility CMS
9.0
Squarespace
8.4
Admin section
Agility CMS
5.0
Squarespace
8.5
Page templates
Agility CMS
5.0
Squarespace
8.5
Library of website themes
Agility CMS
5.0
Squarespace
8.3
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Agility CMS
4.0
Squarespace
8.9
Publishing workflow
Agility CMS
4.0
Squarespace
8.7
Form generator
Agility CMS
Squarespace
8.7

Web Content Management

Agility CMS
5.0
Squarespace
7.5
Content taxonomy
Agility CMS
5.0
Squarespace
7.9
SEO support
Agility CMS
4.0
Squarespace
7.6
Bulk management
Agility CMS
5.0
Squarespace
7.2
Availability / breadth of extensions
Agility CMS
6.0
Squarespace
7.1
Community / comment management
Agility CMS
5.0
Squarespace
7.8

Pros

  • File management within the CMS is extremely helpful as a hosting/uploading tool local to our web pages and content.
  • Ability to clone web page content across mutli-language websites takes only a few clicks, and translation can be performed easily based on default English content.
  • Ability to post shared content and link content to categories for easy organization of content on the web - post once, and serve the content up on the live site in multiple places.
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  • Squarespace offers a true editor that allows you to see what you are going to get. There's no need to preview or to visit the website. You have a perfect sense of what you are putting together as you edit your pages.
  • Squarespace is turnkey. It has all the security and updating in their hands. It's behind the scenes and Squarespace doesn't need to communicate to us at all about security or updates that we need to apply.
  • Squarespace allows us to design very well laid out content with amazing base templates without being too rigid.
  • Squarespace has had fantastic customer support when we've needed it but we don't often need their support.
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Cons

  • Simplification of uploading files would be ideal - where all files are located in the Media & Documents section rather than uploaded directly to Shared Content modules. One home for all files helps us keep track of what is uploaded and what is not.
  • Better copy/paste handling of content from external programs (cleaning Word document formatting, etc.), similar to handling by Word Press and other simplified CMS would be helpful.
  • Greater control over global content such as headers/footers, multi-language implementation, etc., would allow our developers more flexibility and reduce our time coordinating with Agility support and using BOH.
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  • I'd like to see a few more business-centric templates. They have some good ones but the majority are for consumer websites or design type of businesses.
  • Although we have decent access to the code and can inject our own code, we'd like an easier way to setup events such as tracking buttons being pushed for Analytic goals.
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Likelihood to Renew

Agility CMS5.0
Based on 1 answer
I am not a part of this decision process at our organization.
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Squarespace10.0
Based on 4 answers
Unless our website requires significantly more functionality in the future, I can't see us terminating our contract
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Usability

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No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Squarespace10.0
Based on 3 answers
It's simple to use for someone who is really good with computers as well as those who are not. I've been using my personal squarespace for years and have also helped clients build a starting page which they are later able to manage theirselves.
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Support

Agility CMS9.0
Based on 1 answer
Support is always available and responsive when we email, responding right away that they are on the case, even if they are unable to solve the issue right away. Support will usually find the issue of our problem quickly and require minimal hand-holding, direction, or re-explanation from our team. They are knowledgeable about the platform and our instance and are able to run diagnostics with minimal information from us. When issues are resolved they always request confirmation that things are working as expected before closing out our tickets.
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Squarespace10.0
Based on 2 answers
Easy to find support on their website.
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Alternatives Considered

Agility offers a balance of simplicity and capability that other platforms don't offer. User-friendly platforms like Word Press do not offer our company the ability to fully customize our site based on our goals, but more adaptable programs like Drupal do not offer the support resources to simplify the structure of our site with pre-existing modules or professional development to meet our needs.
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Squarespace is much better than other website builders because it is cleaner, more user-intuitive and advanced than other web page building sites. I used to use Wix and I really didn't like it at all. Wordpress can be too difficult to customize for someone who isn't too savvy on technology. Overall, I love Squarespace's simplicity and the ease of being able to adjust layouts and customize.
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Return on Investment

  • It is fairly simple for our employees to make web updates via Agility CMS, and this greatly optimizes our employee efficiency.
  • We are able to load and host company files easily via Agility CMS Media & Documents, which allows minimal, quick content sharing between departments when other file sharing platforms are not available.
  • Automation platforms and tracking code easily integrate with Agility CMS global headers to allow us to seamlessly acquire analytics on our site visits and content access.
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  • It's my primary platform for design, so hugely impactful!
  • Improved client satisfaction, word of mouth referrals and return business.
  • Improved project delivery based on ease of use and documentation.
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Pricing Details

Agility CMS

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

Squarespace

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details