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Discussion in 'Customization & add-ons' started by inea, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. inea

    inea New Member

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    Hello. What is the difference between the credits plugin and the self service module? They seem to pretty much have the same function. Thanks!
  2. steve_schwartz

    steve_schwartz New Member

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    did you ever get an answer for this? I was thinking of buying one...
    also, didn't see the difference between self service module and the rewards points module.
  3. caesar

    caesar aMember Pro Developer Staff Member

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    Hello,

    Self service
    is ready to use solution. This module allows user to purchase credits and then spend credits to get access to products. You can setup everything in admin interface.

    Credits plugin is intended for developers. It add credits to user account once he purchase configured product and provide API to debit/credit user credits balance. Developer can implement some custom solution based on it.
    Here is one example - sell tickets in built in helpdesk module
    http://www.amember.com/docs/How_to_sell_tickets_in_build_in_Helpdesk_module

    Reward Points is also ready to use solution. It allow to give customer reward point once he purchase some product and then user can use this reward as discount for upcoming purchases.

    Best Regards.

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