Billing API capped amount for free plan

mrcnee
Shopify Partner
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Hi everyone, 

we've got 4 plan and one of those is free.

 

while calling the billing api it seems impossible to set a price of 0$ without a capped amount (a minimum of .5$).

this doesn't make sense to me, i've seen other apps with a free plan and other paid plans without these strange behavior.

 

what's the flow to create a free plan and some paid plans without using the capped amount?

 

thanks

Replies 2 (2)

SBD_
Shopify Staff
1829 270 412

Hey @mrcnee 

 

If they're select the free plan, you could skip the recurringApplicationCharge all together.

 

If they select a paid plan, create a recurringApplicationCharge with the plan name and price:

 

{
  "recurring_application_charge": {
    "name": "Super Duper Plan",
    "price": 10.0,
    "return_url": "http://super-duper.shopifyapps.com"
  }
}

 

Scott | Developer Advocate @ Shopify 

Stefan-247APPS
Shopify Partner
79 14 46

Hi, how can you show that a merchant can switch from a paid plan back to the free plan? I guess this must be done by cancelling the charge? https://shopify.dev/docs/api/admin-rest/2023-01/resources/recurringapplicationcharge#delete-recurrin... 

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