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Identify Your Version of Bold Subscriptions

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Bold has two versions of Bold Subscriptions: Subscriptions V1 and Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout. This article will help you identify which version you have installed on your store.

Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout was released November 2nd, 2020. If you installed Bold Subscriptions before November 2nd, 2020, you likely have Subscriptions V1. 

Alert: Subscriptions V1 is no longer available for new installations.

If you are interested in migrating from Subscriptions V1 to Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout, please visit Migrating to Bold Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout. It's important to note that Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout is not an upgrade from Subscriptions V1 — it's a completely different app.



Determine your store's version

Within Bold Subscriptions, the version information will appear on the top left corner. This will be displayed above the Dashboard section of the sidebar menu.

To determine the version your store is currently on for Bold Subscriptions, please follow the steps below.

  1. From the Shopify admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Bold Subscriptions.
  3. On the top left corner, view the header of the menu.
  4. The version will be displayed here:

    Bold Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout



Version differences

Subscriptions V1

Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout

Pricing: Subscriptions V1 has two built-in price plans for different types of offers being created.

Essentials - $39.99/Month + 1% Transaction Fee

Advanced - $199/Month + 1% Transaction Fee

These two plans allow you to offer different types of Subscriptions on your store. The Advanced plan also provides priority support, Full API's and webhooks, and Build-A-Box functionality.

For more information on the price plans included, please visit our Bold Subscriptions Version 1 Overview.

Pricing: Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout has one price plan for all the included features.

Essentials - $49.99/Month + 1% transaction Fee

This plan has everything that your store will need to create Subscriptions built right in.

For more information on the price plan and what it includes, please visit our Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout Overview.

Setup & Features: Subscriptions V1 allows you to manage your customer information directly within the app. This includes pausing, cancelling, and adjusting order information.

Setup & Features: Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout allows you to manage your customer information in Shopify. This includes pausing, cancelling, and adjusting order information.

Payment Gateways: Has a list of third party payment gateways that can be connected through Bold Subscriptions, such as Stripe and Braintree.

For more information, please visit Connect a Payment Gateway to Bold Subscriptions V1.

Payment Gateways: Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout relies on the Shopify checkout.

Your store must use Shopify Payments, PayPal Express, or to process your customer's payments.

For more information, please visit Payment Options and Eligibility in Subscriptions for Shopify Checkout.