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Some Updates For PayPlans 4.0

Some Updates For PayPlans 4.0

About 3 months ago, we acquired PayPlans from ReadyBytes and the team is still adapting to it; trying to understand the fundamentals of PayPlans. Initially, I thought we could quickly revamp the UI within PayPlans but as it turns out, we needed more knowledge and understanding of the product better before being able to do that. 

With EasyBlog 5.2 development still on-going, I believe it is about time that I share some of the upcoming plans we have for PayPlans 4.0.

Brand New Interface

The team of designers had put a lot of effort to completely revamp the interfaces in PayPlans and the overall user experience. PayPlans 4.0 will be equipped with an amazing user interface and user experience that not only similar with the rest of our Joomla extensions, but the usability will be enhanced extensively for both front-end and back-end. 

Our primary goal is to help your site generate better conversions from leads and we have a lot of great ideas in store for PayPlans 4.0. 

Code Refactoring

​Apart from the heavy refactoring of codes and everything in between, PayPlans 4.0 will have the same workflow as the rest of our Joomla extensions. Not only that the codes are being polished, it also opens up new ways for improvements and easier maintenance to step in. 

Joomla 4.0 Compatibility 

As we prepare ourselves for Joomla 4.0 in EasyBlog 5.2, we will also be throwing in all our experience with Joomla 4.0 in PayPlans 4.0. PayPlans 4.0 will continue to work on Joomla 3.7 onwards and Joomla 4.x.

Apps Store

The apps store in PayPlans will be removed altogether in PayPlans 4.0 and all apps would be included into the package by default. Although these apps are included, it isn't installed until you need it and we are looking at the possibility of availing the downloads via a remote service.

New Pricing Page 

​Now that your memberships or services already in placed, all that is left a pretty storefront. We have updated the pricing page in PayPlans 4.0 with a fresh new design along with the new invoices design too. Your customers will now have better and smoother time getting subscribed to your subscriptions or services.

Here are some of the screenshots that we have prepared for you.

Get PayPlans Today!

Last but not least, you can get PayPlans at the discounted rate of 20% using the coupon code PPLANS4 which is only available for the next 2 days. ​This is just the tip of the iceberg, so stay tuned as we bring you more updates soon.

P/S: For those who has been wanting to renew your PayPlans license, you will need to get yourself a new PayPlans subscription with the coupon code. This is because the new PayPlans recurring plans automatically discounts 20% for you, without needing to enter any discount code ever again.

 

Comments (33)

  1. Philippe

We're all going to get rich with such a system !! :)
Excellent UI. Bravo.

Philippe

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  1. Mark    Philippe

Thank you Philippe :)

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  1. Jean

Love it!!!! Cant wait to get my hands on it. Hope you guys get some deserved resting, after all this crazy work... :)

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  1. Mark    Jean

Thank you Jean! There is more.... :)

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  1. Tony Boutemeur

I subscribed today... Thank you so much for all these improvements...

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  1. Mark    Tony Boutemeur

Thank you for the support Tony :)

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  1. Alex Lee

any thing about affiliates? i mean is that a built in feature? all looks great as always guys

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  1. Mark    Alex Lee

Hey Alex,

PayPlans doesn't have a built-in affiliate app. It only has a referral app where it provides discounts to the user if they refer other users.

Apart from that, it has apps for Post Affiliate Pro and IDevAffiliates.

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  1. Mark    Alex Lee

By the way, it looks like someone else has created an app for this, https://www.joomlathat.com/affiliate-tracker/extensions/affiliate-tracking-for-payplans

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  1. Petar Elez

It’s exciting to see you take over the project. I used payplans in the bast and found it dificult to set up and administer and I ended up using another solution. Looks like you’re making many improvements.

Backend remained as it was or have workflows been updated?

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  1. Mark    Petar Elez

Thank you Petar! There are some workflows that would be changed but not entirely because we don't want existing customers to have a steep learning curve all at once. One at a time :)

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  1. Brent Critchfield

Looks like a great facelift! Two things that I've mentioned repeatedly in the forums that would be great (necessary) upgrades are the ability for admins to process payments on the backend, and an option for the "Assign Plan" app to actually bill a user for their new plan rather than applying a 100% discount. Any chance either of these will be included in 4.0?

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  1. Andrew    Brent Critchfield

+1. This is an important facility.

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  1. Marc Bills

Looks very promising
Has the issue of logins via social media been addressed?
Right now we can't use Easysocial Facebook /Twitter registration with PayPlans, which is really hurting us.

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  1. Mark    Marc Bills

It will be addressed in 4.0 :)

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  1. Sean Carney

Can I create a regular shopping cart with PayPlans?

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  1. Mark    Sean Carney

Nope, it isn't a shopping cart.

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  1. James

Nice work. Looks like major improvements have been made here to the older versions so hats off. Would be wonderful to see some billing for specific events built in. I will try and support this and start testing.

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  1. Mark    James

Thanks for the input on this James. May I know what sort of events are you looking for? Do you mean triggers or?

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  1. Sean Carney

I totally plan to use PayPlans one day once we figure a way to monetize our community. :-) Thanks for all the great work from StackIdeas.

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  1. Mark    Sean Carney

Thanks Sean!

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  1. Panagiotis Gazepidis

It looks very nice! Will it be compatible with bootstrap 4?

I would like to see in the next versions the download build in system to connect Plans and download files. Currently, it's done through the apps but I prefer to control it from the Payplans.

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  1. Supporter    Panagiotis Gazepidis

Joomla 4.0 Compatibility

As we prepare ourselves for Joomla 4.0 in EasyBlog 5.2, we will also be throwing in all our experience with Joomla 4.0 in PayPlans 4.0. PayPlans 4.0 will continue to work on Joomla 3.7 onwards and Joomla 4.x.

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  1. Kai Roen

This looks great ... but, it's clearly that this design is based on webshop functionality. But there should be no shipping options in PayPlans? Also, it would be much better if you can change the workflow in Payplans.

Todays solution is not flexible and the payment plugins lacks lots features. I really hope that StackIdeas are not just changing the design, but look more at UI and UX.

And PayPlans should support GDPR and follow the WCAG 2.0 guidelines

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  1. Andrew

Looks promising. PayPlans needs to improve adding offline payments in the back end and give clients the option to choose between single and recurring payment options for a plan, preferably applying a discount for recurring payments to reward client loyalty.

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  1. Mark    Andrew

Thanks for the input on this Andrew.

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  1. Supporter    Mark

+1

recurring payment options for a plan, preferably applying a discount for recurring payments to reward client loyalty.

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  1. Supporter

Good news.
Is the release planned in days / weeks / month, just a hint please...

Please do not remove the "Additional Styling" of plans or the "Configuration Customization"

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  1. Ted

dang, i only just saw this and I need to renew. Any chance I can still get the discount code?

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  1. Mark    Ted

Hey Ted,

Sure, write to us at https://stackideas.com/contact and we'll see what we can do :)

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  1. Dave

Definitely looking forward to v 4 release. Do you have any update on the release date? Thanks

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  1. Andy    Dave

Just came here to ask the same question!

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  1. Mark    Dave

Hey,

We don't have any ETA on PayPlans 4 just yet. We'll announce it on the blog when the time comes :)

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