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Subscriptions Setup Checklist - Control Center 2.0

Quickly setup your subscription offerings with our Subscriptions Setup Checklist.

Use our list below to guide the setup of your Subscription offerings. Honeycommb offers Community and Group subscriptions, allowing for monetization of community access and the monetization of access to groups.
When following the guide below, use Control Center 2.0, accessible via the Control Center link in the slide-out menu of your community. If you do not have access to Subscriptions in Control Center 2.0, please email Success@honeycommb.com to request access.

  1. Create a Stripe Account - Stripe Standard account is recommended
  2. Login to your community using your Community Leader account. Your community leader account is the account you use to Feature posts from within your community.
  3. Open the slide-out menu in your community and click the Control Center menu link. This will open Control Center 2.0.
  4. Click the tab button in the top right of your screen, this will open up the slide-out menu of your Control Center. In the slide-out menu, click Subscriptions to expand the menu.
  5. Connect your Stripe account via Subscriptions -> Subscription Settings
  6. Update the following on the Subscription Settings page
    1. Update your Subscription Settings with text and media for your in-App Subscription Promotion Window and in-App Subscription Gate.
      - Subscription Asset Creation Resource

    2. Create design graphics or video for your Subscription Promotion Media, the media shown to members when viewing your Subscription Promotion window. 
      - Suggested Graphic Dimensions: 500 x 500px

    3. Create design graphics or video for your Subscription Gate Media, the media shown to members when they try to view or access something that requires a paid subscription to access.
      - Suggested Graphic Dimensions: 500 x 500px
  7. Create new offerings in Subscription Products, choose to offer Community and/or Group Subscriptions
    1. Create Subscription Products:
      Each Subscription Product requires a Name, Description, Product Art (Suggested Res:1024x1024 px), Product Media (image or video)
  8. Once finished adding Subscription Products, each product must be activated by clicking the Activate Product action for each subscription you plan to offer.
  9. Create promotion codes (discount or free offer codes) in Promotions, create a new promotion and set your preferred discount, duration, and if there are any restrictions on redemption.
    1. Add a Promotion Product Restriction if you would like to restrict the promo code to only be used for specific subscription products.
  10. After creating the Promotion and still in the edit screen, click View Promo Codes from the three-dots button at the top of the edit promotion page. Create Promo Code, the code used at Checkout. Save & Activate Promo Code
  11. Use your Promo Code. Visit your community with an account you'd like to give access, open the slide-out menu and click Subscription Options, choose the Product you'd like to subscribe to, and use your Promo Code at checkout.
  12. Optional: To force users to see a Subscription Paywall immediately after joining the community, update your Community Settings in Control Center 1.0 and click the "Pay By User" checkbox, then click Update Community.