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Customizable Dunning is Here!

If you haven’t noticed yet, Chargify Dunning strategies just got a whole lot more customizable! Our latest release gives you more control over how long failed renewals are retried, and what action to take at every step along the way. How it used to be… The old Chargify dunning strategies lacked the ability to truly…

Does Chargify Support a Metered Billing Pricing Model?

Yes, Chargify supports a metered billing pricing model.  Chargify gives you the ability to charge for your product on a per-usage basis. For metered components, you tell us every time one of your customers uses some unit or units of your “widget”. The usage of these metered components will be tallied throughout the billing cycle…

API Change – Credit Adjustments

We’re making a small change to the Chargify API and we wanted you to know about it.  If you use the API to pull Transactions or create Credits, then you’ll want to read on to see what’s changing.  If you don’t do either of these things, you shouldn’t need to change anything.  Here are the…

Chargify Hosted Pages Overview

UPDATE: On December, 2, 2014, we announced “Hosted Signup Pages Get Renamed And Improved.” Hosted Signup Pages were renamed “Public Signup Pages.” Check out “Public Pages Intro” to learn more.  Original 2010 blog post: Since last week was Thanksgiving, the volume of questions that came into our support center was low.  We figured for this…

Our Promise And The New Launch Plan Pricing Option

NOTE: The information below related to Chargify’s 2010 pricing and business model. Please contact Chargify for up-to-date pricing. A few days ago, we changed our pricing so that we could provide better care and additional features to thousands of Chargify customers. Although the change in pricing was the result of careful analysis of the way…

Chargify News: New Pricing, Features & More

Note: The information below reflects information related to Chargify’s 2010 pricing and business model. For up-to-date pricing information please contact Chargify. UPDATE Over the last few hours we’ve received a ton of feedback from our merchants based on the Chargify pricing announcement. We want you to know that it has not gone unheard. As an…

Does Chargify Support My Pricing Model?

For most businesses and non-profit organizations, Chargify supports the pricing model and schedule they need. Here are just 6 examples of different recurring billing scenarios that Chargify merchants are using: 1. Flat-Rate Billing, Every 17 Days 2. Flat-Rate Billing, Monthly & Yearly, with a 30-day Free Trial 3. Metered Billing, Every 3 Days 4. Billing for User…

Introducing PayPal Gateway Support

2014 UPDATE: If you use Braintree as the payment gateway for your Chargify Site, your customers can pay with a credit card or with their PayPal account. See our Braintree & PayPal support documentation for up-to-date information. Since we entered private beta, one of the most requested features has been PayPal merchant services support. PayPal’s…

Hosted Page URLs Get Some Love

As a developer, I tend to like clean, concise URLs that map directly to my RESTful resources.  Want to view a subscription? GET /subscriptions/77 Want to edit it? GET /subscriptions/77/edit The URLs for Chargify hosted pages followed this convention.  Updating credit card details loosely maps to editing the subscription to change the payment information.  So,…

New Feature! – Quantity Based Components

We’ve just released a new feature that allows you to add “components” to your products which your customers can purchase and be charged according to the quantity chosen.  This is great for offering things like the following to your products: IP Addresses – say your basic service offers 1 custom IP address for free, and…

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