Learn how to accept Ecommerce orders that don’t require immediate (or any) customer payment during the Stripe checkout flow.
When setting up your Ecommerce store, most often you’ll want your customers to pay you at checkout. However, you may run into scenarios where you’d prefer that your customers be able to place their order without payment. This could include free digital downloads, accepting payment in person, or other scenarios outlined below.
In this lesson, you’ll learn how to accept Ecommerce orders without payment by using the following:
Depending on how you run your Ecommerce store, what you sell, and how your customers prefer to pay for services or goods, you may want to offer the ability to accept orders without payment (e.g., without going through the traditional Stripe checkout flow).
The following scenarios would benefit from orders without payment:
To enable a checkout flow without payment for an item in your store, keep in mind the following requirements:
Once these requirements are met, a user will only need to enter in their email and billing address at checkout.
To set a product’s price to $0.00:
Repeat the steps above for any additional products whose price you want to set to $0.00.
Note: If applicable, you may want to set up a free shipping option for your users to choose at checkout.