Squarespace + Xero Setup Guide

Pamela Calilung
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Overview of Squarespace + Xero

Connect Squarespace and Xero to start syncing your daily sales transactions.

  • Sales sync
    • On a daily basis, the integration will sync a summary of your previous day’s sales data from Squarespace into Xero generating an invoice.
    • Map transactions to your preferred accounts from the chart of accounts.
    • Capture all payment transactions including gift cards, tips, tax and payment fees.
    • Easily reconcile deposits into the clearing accounts.

Before you start

How to set up Squarespace + Xero integration

  1. Register or sign in the Amaka dashboard to get started.
  2. Click the New integration button and select Squarespace + Xero from the integrations list to commence the setup.
  3. Sign in to your Squarespace account by clicking the Connect new account button underneath Squarespace logo. Follow the guided authentication process to grant all relevant permissions.
  4. Authenticate your Xero account following the same procedure, then click Save + Continue.
  5. Follow the wizard to choose your preferred setup method, mapping and scheduler options to complete the setup of the integration.
  6. Click Save + Continue to finish and activate the integration.

After completing the setup, the new integration will be listed on the app dashboard where you can edit it or start a new one.

Express setup
Every day, an invoice with your daily sales summary will be created into Xero.

The integration will automatically map sales and payments from Squarespace into Xero by creating the following default accounts:

Account mapping
Transaction TypeXero AccountAccount TypeAccount Code
SalesSquarespace SalesRevenueSS-20000
DiscountsSquarespace DiscountsRevenueSS-20001
Shipping/Delivery FeesSquarespace Shipping/Delivery FeesRevenueSS-20002
Shipping Delivery Fees DiscountsSquarespace DiscountsRevenueSS-20002
Squarespace FeesSquarespace FeesExpenseSS-30000
DonationsSquarespace DonationsCurrent LiabilitySS-80001
AdjustmentsSquarespace SalesRevenueSS-20000
Payment mapping
Payment TypeXero AccountAccount TypeAccount Code
StripeSquarespace Stripe ClearingCurrent AssetsSS-60000
PayPalSquarespace PayPal ClearingCurrent AssetsSS-60001
Gift CardSquarespace SalesRevenueSS-20000
All Other Payment TypesSquarespace Other Payment ClearingCurrent AssetsSS-60002
Tax account mapping (for US only)

Setting up with Express, Squarespace taxes are mapped to the preset account called Squarespace Collected Taxes. The total tax amounts for each tax rate are synced into separate line items and mapped to this current liability account.

Xero AccountAccount TypeAccount Code
Squarespace Collected TaxesCurrent LiabilitySS-80002
Advanced setup
The advanced setup will allow you to choose your own custom mapping in relation to sales and payments in Squarespace.
Recommended for professional bookkeepers and accountants.
Guided setup
Schedule a call with one of our integration experts that will guide you through the setup. Schedule a call now

FAQ on how to set up Squarespace + Xero

Yes! Using our free integration, a summary of your previous day’s sales data is automatically synced from Squarespace into Xero as an invoice.
Forever free plan available. Visit our pricing page to find out more about premium features.
Of course! If you would like to request a walkthrough or discuss the capabilities of the integration in more detail, you may schedule a support session with one of our integration experts.
Sure, you can select the date that you wish the data to be synced from through the integration scheduler page.
In case you have revoked the access or changed credentials of an account used for an integration, you can easily reconnect it by expanding the options menu and clicking the Reconnect (or Edit) button in the Connected accounts page.
At any time, you can access your Amaka dashboard and disable an integration by either turning it OFF or deleting it entirely. You can follow the instructions here.

What’s next?

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