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Troublemaker

Using Squarespace to build a squarespace circle

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Hi there,

I have been asked to build a website that allows users to add postings, threads and generally communicate - much like Squarespace circle forum. It would included memberships and other members to add comments - a community site.

It is largely for the sharing of information. Is Squarespace even capable of such a site? Or is there a 3rd party add-on?

It is possible to do in Wordpress (groan) but even then with various plug-ins.

Any help appreciated. Many thanks.

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Specialist discussion forum products are better for this. That’s why Squarespace built the Circle using Invision Community rather than Squarespace. Other popular choices include Discourse and Insided.


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Thanks @paul2009 - That's just what I was after. Is it worth integrating these within a SQSP shell, or is it too advanced without a specific integration?

If I can use something out of the box, it will get it started sooner.

Thanks for your help.

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I'd recommend that you build it on the discussion platform and then use a subdomain of your Squarespace site's domain name to host it - just like this forum.


World-class Squarespace Developer and Squarespace Circle Leader with a strong reputation on the Squarespace Forum.
I'm trusted by hundreds of Squarespace users worldwide, including designers, freelancers, business owners and big agencies.

I can tackle anything from small tweaks to full websites and I'm available for short and long bookings (min. 1 hour).
Book via my website giving as much notice as possible. Note that I'm currently booked until the end of May 2020.
Prebuilt Squarespace Extensions for Squarespace 7.0 and 7.1: Enquiry Form ExtensionDate Picker Extension and Age Verification Extension 
Custom Squarespace Extensions: Tell me about the functionality you need

**NEW** Our popular Wishlist extension is now Squarespace 7.1 compatible.

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