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How to create a subscription with plan type Pay as you go?

Articles on: SubBox

The Pay as you go plan is suitable for using when you want to automatically charge your subscribers for the period time such as every month, every week, every 2 days,...

Follow following steps to set up Pay as you go plan type
Visit Apps > SubBox > Subscription > Plan tab > click on the Create a Plan button

Plan types

Click the dropdown menu and select Pay as you go

Order Frequency

Fill out the day between two continuous purchases with the time unit is days/weeks/months/years

Eg. 1 day means delivery once a day, 2 days means delivery every 2 days.

Display Name

Please enter the name’s plan that will be visible to your customers. Let’s make it understandable to your customers

Eg. If you enter 1 day in Order Frequency, the Display Name can be "Delivery everyday"

Subscription can only be cancelled after those order (optional):

The smallest number of orders is required to be purchased before the customer can cancel the subscription. This is a potential way to hold your customers longer. The default setting is 1.

Eg. 5 orders means at least five purchases is compulsory to made in order to cancel the subscription.

Subscriptions expire after those order (optional)

The highest number of orders that customers can place, and after the maximum number is reached, it automatically cancels subscriptions. If you blank this field, customers will need to cancel it manually if they want to stop it.

Eg. 10 orders means the subscription will be automatically canceled when the 10th order completes.


Once you set a discount for the subscription plan, it cannot be disabled. If you want to remove the discount for the subscription plan, you need to remove this subscription plan and create a new one without the discount offer.

There are 3 options to set the discount:
- None
- Fixed amount: You can set the amount of money that you give a discount per variant
- Percentage: You can set the percentage that you give a discount per variant

Please click Add more plan option to add more frequency for a subscription plan

You can preview the subscription widget how showing on your product page with the Preview feature before click the Save button to save your subscription plan.

For more details, please refer to this article: HERE

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Updated on: 31/12/2023

Updated on: 16/04/2024

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