How to receive payments on your course website

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With paid courses, you can receive payments via students’ accounts, update payment statuses manually, or add a payment widget to your website.

In this article, we will talk about how to receive payments on your site and enable users to quickly sign up for your paid course.

How to configure pricing settings

Note that you will not be able to change your course price once it's been launched. If you need to change the price of a launched course, you can duplicate its content into a new course and set your new price for it.

Go to the Settings tab, and select Paid in the Pricing options field.

Select a payment method

Select a payment method from Account Settings > Accept Payments. Set a value using the selected currency.

Read more about how to connect different payment methods in the Accept Payments section.

Add a payment confirmation page

To retain users on your website, you can add a page where you will redirect them after payment. You can set up one link for all methods, or add individual links for each method. To do this, select the Add a redirect link checkbox under a method name.

Note that not all payment systems allow you to redirect users to your website after payment.

Create CRM deals

To create deals with a certain deal status automatically, turn on the Create a deal in CRM toggle.

You can set a shared name for all course-related deals or a dynamic one using your linked variables: {course_name}, {date}, {time}, {first_name}, {last_name}.

Once you finish with these settings, start configuring your payment widget. Make sure that you selected the same method in your widget and course settings.

How to add a payment widget to a website

Choose or create a course page

You can edit an existing registration page or create a new one.

In the Courses section, go to the necessary course, click the arrow in the upper right corner, and select Edit website.

To add a new page, go to the Websites section, find the necessary course website, and click Add page.

Read also: How to customize your course registration site.

Also, here you can edit an existing course page, click the three dots icon next to its name, and select Edit.

Add a payment widget

In the Widgets section, select Payment. Place the widget, for example, right after your course program.

Customize your payment buttons

In the Product field, select Courses from the EDU section.

In the next field, select a course for which you want to receive payments from the drop-down list.

The list includes only paid courses. Price and payment methods are the same as in your course settings.

You can also change your course settings if, for example, your course offers several payment methods, and you need to disable some of them.

Read more: Pricing Options.

Customize your form fields — all of them will be required.

Read more: How to add a payment system to your website.

How to add a payment gateway to your pop-up

You can also allow students to pay for your course right in your pop-up and add this widget to your website. Go to the pop-up builder, and select the EDU element.

Select a course for which students need to pay.

Select a payment method.

You can choose a payment method only if you have previously selected it in the course settings.

You can also add promo codes to your courses. Students will be able to use them to get a discount when paying for courses.

Turn on the Ask for a promo code toggle, and enter the text for your checkbox that students will be able to select to enter their promo codes. To display your promo code checkbox as marked, select the Make checked by default option.

Read also: How to manage and use promo codes.

Contacts are saved to your CRM system after each payment. When adding a deal, you can choose its name, pipeline, and deal stage.

How students can pay online

When a user clicks the button, a modal window with a form will open. The personal information they specify will be saved to their CRM contact card and student’s card in EDU that will be created after they click the button.

When the user fills out all the required fields and clicks the button at the bottom of your form, they will be redirected to your payment page, where they can enter their card details and pay for your course.

When users successfully pay for your course, they receive the login and password to their student account to the email address they specified in your form.

If the user filled in your form fields, clicked the button, and did not pay for your course, they will receive an email notification with a link to the payment page.

Once a student successfully pays for your course, they will get access to it for the time specified in the settings. If they repurchase your course, their access to it will be renewed.

How to view a payment status

Instructors can monitor students’ payment statuses (Paid or Not paid). To do this, hover over the dollar sign next to a student's name.

You can learn more in Statistics > Payments. Select a timeframe, and you'll see a graph along with payment details below. These details include student names, course names and links, amounts, currencies, payment methods, applied promo codes and discounts, dates of last status changes, and current payment statuses.

Read also: How to view payment information.

How to send a successful payment webhook

You can also send webhooks to your system notifying that the users have successfully paid for your products.

Go to Account Settings in the API tab. Under the Successful payment webhooks section, click Create Webhook.

Paste the URL you want to send the event to.

You can check the webhook structure and example in the Payment webhooks section.

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