Introducing Invoicing

Recurly is excited to power even more of your daily billing activities. Introducing our invoicing feature. Until now, Recurly has focused on collecting payments primarily through credit card and PayPal transactions. Today we are excited to offer you tools to send traditional invoices to your customers, empowering you to customize...

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Recurly Product Update – What’s New?

We’ve heard from a number of our merchants that they’d like more visibility not only into what we have been working on at Recurly, but into what features have recently rolled out. We’ll use our blog to regularly update you on the larger features that become available to our merchants....

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Why Bizness Apps Loves Recurly

Guest blog post brought you by Bizness Apps, a Recurly customer providing a fast & easy way for small businesses to make Mobile Apps. Every customer payment we take in over at Bizness Apps is paid using Recurly, so it’s safe to say that Recurly is kind...

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Easily Integrate Subscription Billing on your Drupal Site with Recurly

Drupal integration for Recurly's subscription billing platform delivers a compelling solution for membership-based sites Welcome to our guest blogger series - this post is brought you by Lullabot, an interactive strategy, design, and development company. Drupal is one of the most popular content management systems in the world. With tens...

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Masking Complexity through Progressive Disclosure

Are you looking for a way to improve the usability of your form design, reduce user errors, and increase the speed at which people can fill out a form? One of the most reliable UX techniques is to employ progressive disclosure to mask complexity. While it introduces more clicks, it can actually speed...

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Pro-Tips from GDC / Billing for Game Developers

Recurly exhibited at the Game Developer Conference this year in San Francisco. It was a new experience for us, but we were definitely energized by the game developer community and learned quite a bit about the unique billing challenges faced by game development studios. We...

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e-Commerce is a Continuum

In case you hadn't noticed yet, this year's holiday shopping season just took a definitive turn towards an 'extended dance version' of Cyber Monday. Cyber Monday appears to have just become the '12 Days of Commerce' right under our noses. Clearly, the word is out that the battleground for e-commerce...

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Second Data Center and Disaster Recovery

We’ve made a big investment in the future of Recurly. Recurly is closing out the year having made a tremendous amount of progress. Not all progress has been evident externally, as our entire Engineering organization has been focused on making critical changes to our application architecture and preparing for our...

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Architecting the Future of Recurly

Over the past few weeks, we’ve had dozens of conversations with our customers regarding our hardware outage. We want to make to every attempt to be honest and transparent about the various problems that coalesced into an incident on Labor Day that resulted in our inability to decrypt some stored...

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Summary of today’s events: hardware failure

At approximately 3:30 a.m. (PDT) we experienced an intermittent hardware failure, which prevented some transactions from processing. Our team was alerted and mobilized quickly. We had both failover and extra replacement boxes on hand. Working with our vendor we were able to restore the service and re-rack several replacement boxes....

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