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Selling Plan API now supports pre-orders and try before you buy

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We’re excited to share with you that as part of the 2022-07 API release, Shopify is adding new functionality to the Selling Plan API, which currently supports subscriptions, to also support  deferred purchase options including pre-orders, try before you buy, and more.


With deferred purchase options, you can build functionality for merchants that want to allow payment and fulfillment to happen at different times. You can enable taking deposits. Shopify will store a customer's payment method and enable merchants to collect the remaining balance amount without contacting the customer.


Start building with our Selling Plan APIs 

If you want your app to support deferred purchase orders, update to the latest version to use the GraphQL Admin API's sellingPlanGroupCreate mutation. You can use Liquid and JavaScript to integrate subscriptions, pre-orders, and try before you buy into your app. 

For more information on how to update your app, visit our developer documentation.

Jacqui | Community Moderator @ Shopify 
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