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Go to 'Product Availability' and click on 'ACTIVE' & 'EXPIRED' for this product
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Go to 'Product Availability', select the 'Disallow ordering of this product if user has' and click on 'ACTIVE' & 'EXPIRED' for this product
  
 
[[File:Trialavail.png|frameless|600px]]
 
[[File:Trialavail.png|frameless|600px]]
  
 
[[File:Trialstop.png|frameless|600px]]
 
[[File:Trialstop.png|frameless|600px]]
 
[[File:Trialstopped.png|frameless|600px]]
 
  
 
You will see something like the following
 
You will see something like the following
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[[File:Trialstopped.png|frameless|600px]]
  
 
When all set click the 'Save' button
 
When all set click the 'Save' button
  
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=== Subsequent Order ===
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If a client uses a free trial and cancels if you lock them out using the [[#Multiple Trials|Multiple Trials]] option, then you need to create a second product which does not have the trial period, you would then set in 'Product Availability', the 'To order this product user must have an' and click on 'ACTIVE' & 'EXPIRED' for the trial product. The non-trial product will only then appear if they have made use of the trial product.
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[[File:Trialnofree.png|frameless|600px]]
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How you setup this additional product will depend on your policy for the product. If only one subscription is allowed you will need to set both products restrictions to suit.
  
 
=== Warning ===
 
=== Warning ===
 
Some payment processors will not allow differing periods, normally the trial period should be the same length as the recurring one. If you are direct billing credit cards using a processor like eWay you can set up periods as you desire.
 
Some payment processors will not allow differing periods, normally the trial period should be the same length as the recurring one. If you are direct billing credit cards using a processor like eWay you can set up periods as you desire.

Revision as of 19:33, 5 December 2016

Contents

Product Billing :: Trial Period with Subsequent Recurring Payments

Introduction

This example will show you how to implement a product that will grant a 'Free Trial' after the trial the recurring payments will be implemented/

Method

From your aMember Control Panel select 'Manage Products' then 'New Product'

Fourstep1.png

Complete your normal details, Title, Description etc and in the billing plan input something like;

Trial.png

Don't forget to set the 'Terms Text' so that it shows the information that you need, the default generated is probably not what you want to show your clients.

When all set click the 'Save' button

Multiple Trials

Normally you would want to only allow one free trial per client to disallow multiple free trials you will need to do the following after saving your trial product, select the free trial product for editing

Trialselect.png


Go to 'Product Availability', select the 'Disallow ordering of this product if user has' and click on 'ACTIVE' & 'EXPIRED' for this product

Trialavail.png

Trialstop.png

You will see something like the following

Trialstopped.png

When all set click the 'Save' button

Subsequent Order

If a client uses a free trial and cancels if you lock them out using the Multiple Trials option, then you need to create a second product which does not have the trial period, you would then set in 'Product Availability', the 'To order this product user must have an' and click on 'ACTIVE' & 'EXPIRED' for the trial product. The non-trial product will only then appear if they have made use of the trial product.

Trialnofree.png

How you setup this additional product will depend on your policy for the product. If only one subscription is allowed you will need to set both products restrictions to suit.

Warning

Some payment processors will not allow differing periods, normally the trial period should be the same length as the recurring one. If you are direct billing credit cards using a processor like eWay you can set up periods as you desire.