Google and Squarespace sign an agreement legally on June 15, 2023, under which Squarespace would buy all domain registrations and associate customer accounts from Google Domains. They are all being sold to Squarespace if your.com or other domain is host by Google. That number includes 10 million domains, including those that were acquire when Google Workspace subscriptions were create.
The various business of digital identities depend on domains, which are a vital component of the web development. Our domain products have serve millions of users. Look forward to ensuring a seamless transition for these new customers. “We are exceptionally proud to be chosen to serve the customers of the Google Domains business,” said Anthony Casalena, Founder & CEO of Squarespace.
Matt Madrigal, a vice president at Google, said – “Their top attention, with the assistance of the Google Domains team, is to support clients during the upcoming months of the transition. Squarespace offers a one-stop shop for purchasing and maintaining domain names in addition to other tools that clients may require to create websites. Squarespace can provide an all-in-one experience for buying domain names.”
In what way does this impact me as a customer and as well to Domain?
If you have a domain register with Google Domains, no immediate impact, there is no need to take any action and Squarespace will be in touch if more action is require.
If you purchase your domain directly from Google Domains, you will continue to manage your domains in your Google Domains account for now. During the process period, customer. Billing information will be migrate to Squarespace. Gradually, your domain management will be handle in a Squarespace account dashboard. This includes DNS and WHOIS settings and domain name renewals. If you have a Google Workspace subscription bill by Google Domains, billing. Support services for your subscription will be process to Squarespace. Squarespace and Google will work together to make the process as soon as possible for customers. In the third quarter of 2023, the process for the transaction will be expect to be complete.