Exchange Add-Ons: Recurring Payments

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The '''Recurring Payments''' add-on allows you to add a recurring option to your products.  You can set these to automatically renew or require the customer to purchase the product after the time has expired.
 
The '''Recurring Payments''' add-on allows you to add a recurring option to your products.  You can set these to automatically renew or require the customer to purchase the product after the time has expired.
  
There are three time parameters you can select for your product:  
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To enable Recurring Payments, you'll go into your Advanced settings of your product creation page and find Recurring Options. Check the Enable Recurring Payments box.
  
*'''Forever''':  This means when the customer purchases the product, they will not need to repurchase the product.
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*'''Monthly''':  The product will need to be repurchased each month to have access (unless automatic renewing is activated)
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*'''Yearly''': The product will need to be repurchased each year to have access (unless automatic renewing is activated)
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[[File:RecurringOptions.png|RecurringOptions.png|link=]]
  
 
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[[File:TimeParameters.png|DigitalTimeParameters.png|link=]]
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Once you have enabled the recurring options, you'll be able to set how often the product would recur.  
  
 
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If you select the '''monthly''' or '''yearly''' option, you'll see the recurring icon to the left of the time parameter.
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[[File:RecursEvery.png|RecursEvery.png|link=]]
  
 
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[[File:RecurringIcon.png|RecurringIcon.png|link=]]
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If you want the payment to be charged automatically when it's time to renew, check the Enable Auto-Renewing option.
  
 
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To activate the automatic recurring payments, simply click the icon. Once activated, the icon should show in green.
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[[File:EnableAutoRenew.png|EnableAutoRenew.png|link=]]
  
 
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[[File:RecurringIconOn.png|RecurringIconOn.png|link=]]
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With Auto-Renewing enabled, you can also offer a free trial of the product (for Membership products only). To do so, check the Enable a Trial Period setting and then select how long you'd like for the trial period to be.
  
 
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'''More Links'''
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[[File:FreeTrailFor.png|FreeTrailFor.png|link=]]
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==More Links==
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*[http://ithemes.com/2013/09/18/why-and-how-to-use-recurring-payments-in-your-organization/ Why and How to Use Recurring Payments in Your Organization]
 
*[http://ithemes.com/2013/09/18/why-and-how-to-use-recurring-payments-in-your-organization/ Why and How to Use Recurring Payments in Your Organization]
 
*[http://ithemes.com/2013/09/17/accept-recurring-payments-online-now-with-ithemes-exchange/ Accept Recurring Payments Online Now with iThemes Exchange]
 
*[http://ithemes.com/2013/09/17/accept-recurring-payments-online-now-with-ithemes-exchange/ Accept Recurring Payments Online Now with iThemes Exchange]
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==See Also==
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*[[:Introduction_to_Exchange_Add-Ons|Introduction]]
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*[http://ithemes.com/exchange/add-ons/ Exchange Add-ons on iThemes.com]
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*[[Exchange_Free_Add-Ons|Free Add-Ons]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Basic_Coupons|Basic Coupons]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Basic_Reporting_Dashboard_Widget|Basic Reporting Dashboard Widget]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Billing_Address|Billing Address]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Duplicate_Products|Duplicate Products]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Guest_Checkout|Guest Checkout]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Multi-item_Cart|Multi-item Cart]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Offline_Payments|Offline Payments]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_PayPal_Standard_Basic|PayPal Standard Basic]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_PayPal_Standard_Secure|PayPal Standard Secure]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Product_Categories|Product Categories]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Product_Tags|Product Tags]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Simple_Shipping|Simple Shipping]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Simple_Taxes|Simple Taxes]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Stripe|Stripe]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Switch_Product_Types|Switch Product Types]]
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*[[Exchange_Premium_Add-Ons|Premium Add-Ons]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_bbPress_Membership|bbPress Membership]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Custom_URL_Tracking|Custom URL Tracking]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Customer_Pricing|Customer Pricing]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Easy_Canadian_Sales_Tax|Easy Canadian Sales Tax]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Easy_EU_Value_Added_Taxes|Easy EU Value Added Taxes]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Easy_US_Sales_Tax|Easy U.S. Sales Tax]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Featured_Video|Featured Video]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Free_Offers|Free Offers]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_MailChimp|MailChimp]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Manual_Purchases|Manual Purchases]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Modify_Default_Redirects|Modify Default Redirects]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Product_Variants|Product Variants]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Purchase_Buttons|Purchase Buttons]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Quantity_Discounts|Quantity Discounts]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Recurring_Payments|Recurring Payments]]
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**[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Table_Rate_Shipping|Table Rate Shipping]]
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==Quick Links==__NOEDITSECTION__
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====Resources====__NOEDITSECTION__
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/tutorial/category/ithemes-exchange/ Tutorials]''' - Short video tutorials to help you become an Exchange expert.
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====Support====__NOEDITSECTION__
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/forum/forum/207-exchange-ecommerce-plugin/ Get Basic Help]''' - Get free help on some basics of Exchange.
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/member/signup.php?price_group=250&product_id=315 Get Premium Support]''' - Get premium and priority support for Exchange.
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====Report & Request====__NOEDITSECTION__
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/exchange/bugs/ Report a Bug or Problem]''' - Help us fix an issue that you have found in Exchange
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*'''[http://ithemes.com/exchange/feature-request/ Request a Feature]''' - Help us improve Exchange for everyone
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:20, February 11, 2015

The Recurring Payments add-on allows you to add a recurring option to your products. You can set these to automatically renew or require the customer to purchase the product after the time has expired.

To enable Recurring Payments, you'll go into your Advanced settings of your product creation page and find Recurring Options. Check the Enable Recurring Payments box.


RecurringOptions.png


Once you have enabled the recurring options, you'll be able to set how often the product would recur.


RecursEvery.png


If you want the payment to be charged automatically when it's time to renew, check the Enable Auto-Renewing option.


EnableAutoRenew.png


With Auto-Renewing enabled, you can also offer a free trial of the product (for Membership products only). To do so, check the Enable a Trial Period setting and then select how long you'd like for the trial period to be.


FreeTrailFor.png


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