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Hi everyone, I'm building SS sites for new business owners (coaches and other health related services), who only need simple payment options like :
  • pay in full with Stripe or PayPal
  • pay in installments aka payment plans (for bigger coaching packages)
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Right now I'm not satisfied with SS Advanced commerce plan because if you can use the "suscription" option to create some kind of payment plan, SS confirmed that customers can cancel their "suscription" any time, and you won't even get notified.
So basically right now there is no native way to do real payment plans on SS Commerce...
 
What are you using or installing on your clients' sites for payment?
I'm looking for budget friendly options as we're targeting new small business owners, France based .
So far I came across Moonclerk and Acuity, any other suggestions ?
 
Thanks for your help !
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Original Post, June 2020: As you know, Squarespace supports subscriptions, but it doesn't support payment plans and hasn't announced any plans to do so.

If you need payment plans now, you're better off with Shopify (affiliate link) because it offers integrations with popular pay-later services like Klarna, AfterPay, Zip and Sezzle.

Update February 2021: Squarespace added Afterpay as an option in the US, Australia and New Zealand. PayPal Pay-in-3 is available in the UK.

Update December 2021: Squarespace added Clearpay in the UK. Clearpay is the brand name of Afterpay in the United Kingdom.

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