Recurly delivers agile enterprise-class subscription management to thousands of businesses worldwide, now together with Ninja Forms.
Create Your Recurly Account:
To start using your Ninja Forms + Recurly extension, you will need to have previously created and activated your Recurly account.
You can start the aforementioned processes by visiting: https://info.recurly.com/signup
Recurly will also prompt for creation of a unique subdomain, which will be needed in linking Recurly to Ninja Forms.
Setup your Plan/s:
In order to integrate your Recurly plugin, you must setup a Plan before attempting to link to Ninja Forms.
For further information regarding Plan setup, please see Recurly’s Plan documentation here: https://docs.recurly.com/docs/plans
Linking Your Recurly Account to Ninja Forms:
Obtain both your unique Private and Public API keys. You can do so by visiting your Recurly Account Dashboard -> Developers -> API Credentials
Also make note of your created Recurly subdomain.
You will then take your API keys (both Public & Private) and input them, along with your Recurly subdomain, into your Ninja Forms install’s settings.
You can reach this be going to your WordPress Dashboard -> Forms -> Settings -> Recurly
Don’t forget to Save Settings!
Setting up Your Form:
Go to the form builder, selecting from your WordPress Dashboard -> Forms -> Add New Form
First, ensure that you have First Name, Last Name, and Email fields applied to your form, as these are the minimum which is required for the Recurly extension to function.
Emails and Actions -> Click the blue + to pull out the actions drawer -> Select the Recurly Subscription action.
From there you want to edit the Recurly Subscription action by clicking on the correlating gear symbol from the Emails and Actions Section.
Here you will be able to name your action, and you will need to insert your plan code.
Your plan code can be found in your Recurly Dashboard -> Configuration -> Plans, in the column next to your plan name: labelled Code.
After inserting the plan code into the Plan Code field in Recurly Subscription action, you will then want to apply merge tags, under Basic Actions you will do this for First Name, Last Name, Email.
You can also modify specifics (like Tax Exemption) under the Advanced dropdown.
Lastly, before you publish and test your form, make sure that your address is set in your Recurly account, as this is required.
You can do so by once again visiting your Recurly Account Dashboard -> Configuration -> Site Setting -> Company Location
After completing and publishing your form, it is recommended that you preview or append the form to a new post and visit the Recurly Test Gateway to acquire test credit card numbers for your demonstration submission.
This allows you to start testing Recurly without setting up any payment gateway details.
From your form test, after submitting the initial information, you should then be prompted with a Finalize Subscription pop up, where you will input you test data, as referenced below:
We also encourage you to visit Recurly’s documentation page for additional troubleshooting, located here: https://docs.recurly.com/docs/