Migrations to Bold Subscriptions V2 on Shopify Checkout are just about ready. Before we are able to migrate you, we need some information to identify whether you are eligible to migrate.
It's important to note that Bold Subscriptions V2 is not an upgrade from V1, it's a completely different app. For more information, please visit our Bold Subscriptions V1 & V2 Comparison article. We will continue supporting V1 for the foreseeable future, and will not require merchants to migrate to V2. For others who want to migrate to V2, our goal is to help with that.
The benefits of migrating to V2 are:
- You won’t have to manage two different checkouts
- You’ll be able to take advantage of Shopify Payments’ potentially lower transaction fees for new subscriptions, as well other benefits.
- You’ll be able to use other apps that rely on the Shopify Checkout.
We want to be clear, however, that some of the functionality supported in V1 is not yet supported in V2. For some of our merchants, these limitations are not critical, and the benefits of the new app far outweigh any downsides. For others, it might be best to wait until more features have been added to V2 before migrating. To learn more about the differences between versions, check out this V1 & V2 Comparison article.
We have a limited capacity for migrations to Bold Subscriptions V2 on Shopify.
As our capacity grows, we will be gradually reaching out to those who have submitted their store to this list. If you have yet to sign up, it’s not too late! Simply provide us with your information here and we will contact you when migrations are possible for your store.
As the availability to migrate increases, we will be gradually reaching out to those who have submitted their store to this list. To be added to the list, provide us with your information here and we will contact you when migrations are possible for your store.
We will be prioritizing contacting merchants that have signed up via the blog post, using the email that was provided to us.
Yes - if you are eligible to migrate and understand potential limitations of V2, you can register to be migrated as soon as possible. We will contact registered merchants as soon as we are able to begin your migration process.
It's important to keep in mind, Bold Subscriptions V1 will continue to be supported. There is no urgency to migrate, nor is there even a requirement to migrate. For some stores, V1 is a better solution right now, for others V2 might be the right choice. So if you are using V1, rest assured you are using a fully supported app that will continue to be supported.
Bold Subscriptions V1 w/ Bold Checkout - This is our original version, and generally has more "out-of-the-box" features.
Pricing: Bold 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.
Pricing: Bold Subscriptions V2 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 Bold Subscriptions Version 2 Overview.
Setup & Features: Version 1 of Bold Subscriptions allows you to manage your customer information directly within the app. 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.
Setup & Features: Version 2 of Bold Subscriptions allows you to manage your customer information through Shopify. This includes pausing, cancelling, and adjusting order information.
Payment Gateways: Version 2 of Bold Subscription relies on the Shopify checkout. This means that the payment gateway that is required to process subscription payments on your store is Shopify Payments.
Subscription Types: Use the Bold Subscriptions app to create different offers on your store. This is done by navigating through a list of settings to determine the order frequency, discount, and products that will be offered within each subscription group.
Subscription Types: Build a standard subscription, with the additional ability to create custom recurrence rules (RRULES) coming soon. This is generally used for calendars.
Bold Subscriptions V2 w/ Shopify Checkout - Slightly fewer "out-of-the-box" features (for now, more are coming) but extremely robust APIs, designed to be very customizable and developer friendly. This version was built from the ground up to be the subscription app of choice for any customization possible, or to extend the subscription experience & data anywhere through APIs.
The migration process can take anywhere from days to weeks, and is largely dependent on the time it takes to configure the new app on your store. Some of the steps involved include:
- Confirming that you are eligible to migrate
- Installing and configuring the V2 app
- Customizing your storefront widget, emails, and other settings
- Testing the new app
- Migrating data from V1
Our migration specialists will help guide you along the way, and strive to complete migrations as quickly as possible.
There is no cost to migrate to Bold Subscriptions V2 on Shopify. We are happy to provide the service and migration support free of charge.
If you currently have Bold Subscriptions V1 installed on your store, please request a migration via our Migrating to Bold Subscriptions V1 article.