Prepaid and Gift Subscriptions Setup

Recurring Orders provides a way for your subscribers to prepay for orders. These orders are still generated in Shopify for you to fulfill and ship, the only difference is they are prepaid. For more detailed information about this feature, visit Prepaid and Gift Subscriptions in Recurring Orders.

To set up your prepaid and gift subscription options, follow these steps:

  1. From "Shopify Admin", select Apps.

    Select Apps 

  2. Select Recurring Orders & Subscriptions by Bold.

    Select Recurring Orders & Subscriptions by Bold 

  3. Select Subscriptions -> Subscriptions.

    Select Subscriptions 

  4. Select Edit, next to the subscription group you would like to make a Prepaid or Gift Subscription.

    Note:  If you have not set up a subscription yet, Create a Subscription Group.

    Select Edit 

  5. Scroll down to Maximum Subscription Length.

    Maximum Subscription Length 

  6. Select Set max numbers of recurring orders to.

    Set maximum numbers of recurring orders to 

  7. Select Allow customers to prepay for subscriptions.

    Allow customers to prepay for subscriptions 

  8. Enter a Number of orders you would like to offer for prepayment.

    Enter a number 

  9. Enter a % Off (optional) incentive for prepaying.

    Enter a % off 

  10. Select Add another prepaid option if you would like to offer another option.

    Add another prepaid option 

  11. Repeat steps 8-10 for all the prepayment options you would like to offer.

    Repeat steps 8-10 

  12. Under "After subscription ends", select Continue Charging or Expire.

    Note: Choosing to continue charging will extend the subscription after the prepaid time has lapsed. Choosing to expire will automatically end the subscription after the prepaid times has lapsed. Gift subscriptions will automatically expire regardless of what you choose here.

    After subscription ends 

  13. Select the Allow gift subscriptions? checkbox.

    Allow gift subscriptions 

  14. Under "Minimal Fulfilled Order Requirement", select:
    • Off; or
    • Customer can cancel after at least XX orders.
      • Enter a number.

    Minimal Fulfilled Order Requirement 

  15. Select Save.

    Select Save 

That's it!