How to create a subscription plan

Here’s how to create a subscription plan, starting from the “Account” tab of your Dashboard. Step-by-step instructions are below:

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Step-by-Step Guide:

Step 1. Click on the “Stripe” tab on the left side bar.

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Step 2. Click the “Create New Payment Plan” button.

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Step 3. Fill out your plan details, and click on “Show Advanced” for additional settings.

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advanced options
Each field is explained below:

  • Name: Enter the title of the subscription — Example: $40 per Month Plan
  • Plan ID (Optional): Enter a custom ID for the plan in Stripe — spaces are NOT allowed. We recommend leaving this one blank so the Plan ID can be auto-generated.
  • Amount: Choose the currency and how much to charge at each billing cycle.
  • Interval: Set up how often you will charge the client be entering the number and time interval (days, weeks, months, years).
  • Trial Period (Optional): Enter the number of days to offer a free trial period when someone signs up for this subscription.
  • Statement Descriptor (Optional): Customize how the charge will display on Bank Statements– Example: Monthly Subscription


  • Billing Cycle Anchor (Optional): This allows you to bill only on specific days of the week or month. If someone signs up on a different date, they will be charged a pro-rated amount on that day, then the full amount on the designated billing date.
  • End Subscription After (Optional): This allows you to collect a set number of payments before cancelling the subscription automatically.

Click the “Save” button to save your new plan.

Now you can create subscription plans!

Updated on February 17, 2021

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