Activate Live Payments

Enable Billing page for real payments

It's time to take our test billing pages and start using them for real payments!

Go Live

Toggle the Test/Live mode switch to take the billing page live.

Switch billing page live

If you have not already subscribed, a pop up will appear asking you to subscribe. You must subscribe to create a Live Mode billing page.

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You need to have Stripe Products in both Test and Live mode in order to have billing pages in both modes. Servicebot can automatically create those for you in live mode. They can also be added directly in Stripe, just ensure that the appropriate metadata described in earlier steps is added.

Multiple Environments Process

Do you have multiple environments and want to have a billing page for your development/test environment and one for production? Follow along below for the best practice.

Step 1: Duplicate Billing Page

Click the option menu on the billing page that has been created, then select Duplicate Page

Duplicate a billing page

Name it something descriptive to your environment, like 'Live' or 'Prod' ... then click Duplicate

Naming Billing Page

Step 2: Switch to Live mode

Next we can toggle the Test/Live mode switch to take the billing page live.

Switch billing page live

If you have not already subscribed, a pop up will appear asking you to subscribe. You must subscribe to create a Live Mode billing page.

Upgrade Account

You need to have Stripe Products in both Test and Live mode in order to have billing pages in both modes. Servicebot can automatically create those for you in live mode. They can also be added directly in Stripe, just ensure that the appropriate metadata described in earlier steps is added.

Step 3: Embed Live Mode Page

Now we are ready to embed the live mode page. If you have separate environments for development and production. You will just use the Billing Page ID of the Live Mode page in your production. If you have a single environment, simply embed the appropriate snippet again with the one provided from the newly created billing page. Or, you can just change the billing page ID to point to the new one.

Done!

You are now ready to use Servicebot with real customers and real $$!

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