Support For Optional 'Add-Ons' Have Arrived

We’re pleased to announce that Recurly now supports optional ‘Add-On’ items to be added to any subscription plan. Add-Ons offer a tremendous amount of versatility to your subscription offers because they provide user-level customization resulting in better customer choice. We all know how customers love to choose from a variety...

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Recurly Add-On For Heroku Provides Easy Provisioning Of Subscription Billing

Today we're announcing the availability of our Add-On for Heroku users. This Add-On makes it simple for Ruby developers who are using Heroku to install the Recurly Ruby gem and offer subscription billing for their Heroku hosted applications. Heroku's Add-On catalog is HERE. Documentation for this Add-On is available HERE....

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GMail BCC to Group Emails Does Not Work

Recurly helps you communicate billing information to your customers by automatically emailing them when they sign up for a subscription, upgrade or downgrade, renew, or perform nearly a dozen different actions. We also BCC a copy to your company so you know exactly what we're sending your customers. Some of...

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Improved Hosted Payment Page

At Recurly, our goal is to help our clients professionally manage their subscription billing. That means we want you to look your best. To that end, we are thrilled to announce the latest revision of our Hosted Payment Page. The latest version incorporates dozens of enhancements aimed at giving you more...

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Top Ten Reasons to Use Recurly vs. Payment Gateway Subscription APIs

The short answer is: Flexibility and Total Cost Of Ownership We’re glad you asked - because this could save you many hours of development, and many curse words before learning the hard way – on your own precious company’s dime. Every payment gateway is designed to handle one-time transactions. Some...

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Improved Email Templates

We're excited to announce several new enhancements for our email templates based on all your feedback. First, we have a new default email template that packages the relevant information in much better presentation. Here's the new default New Subscription email: If you customized an existing email template...

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Check out our new Documentation Site

We recently created a new documentation site to make our knowledge base more accessible and discoverable. We want to help our customers get live as quickly as possible. Please let us know if there's anything else you would like to see on this new site. Over the next several weeks, we...

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Don't bill all your customers on the first of the month

Every so often I hear about a company that wants to bill all their subscribers on the first of the month. Sure, a lot of companies bill on the first of the month. This has its roots in the old school manual invoicing days of yore. In the digital age,...

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Pricing Response from the Recurly CEO

Thanks to everyone who has contributed feedback about our pricing. We have been researching our pricing strategy for several months in an effort to build a competitive and sustainable business. During the beta, we reached out to several customers about our new pricing. I strongly believe our new pricing is...

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Immediate One-Time Transactions

I'm happy to announce the latest addition to Recurly's API, immediate one-time transactions. Our API has supported additional one-time charges for a while, but those charges are not actually transmitted to the payment gateway until the next batch of transactions is processed. This new addition to the API allows you...

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