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    How do I set up an initial payment, with a different recurring payment for web design?

    Asked by LC3 on December 16, 2014 at 04:14 PM

    How do I set up a initial payment, with a different recurring payment for a web design service? Using a form embedded in my website, is it possible to...

     

    Collect an initial payment for the cost of a web design project?

    Collect a recurring mo fee for hosting...  for a different amount than the initial payment mind you?

    Place a limit upon (or in other words quantify) service availability over a given period so I'm not overrun with new clients?

    Automatically respond after a payment is made to collect the information necessary to start a new project?

     

    Furthermore, if all this is possible could you please provide a working example?

    different initial payment web design fee
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    Answered by Ben on December 16, 2014 at 05:25 PM

    Hi,

    From my understanding you want to make a recurring payment available to your clients with an initial payment being different than the rest of the payments.

    For this I would recommend taking a look at the following guides:

    How to setup a recurring payment option

    Is it possible to have a paypal recurring payment based on a calculated field?

    If you happen to have any additional questions as you go through the steps, please let us know and we would be happy to answer them.

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by LC3 on December 17, 2014 at 02:42 PM

    Thanks for your response Ben, but a very important part of the question was not responded to. Does Jotform enable users to create a "specific quantity" of a product or service, and if so how. For example, let's say that I had only "10" widgets to sell... can I make my form reflect the number of widgets that are available, so that once those "10" are gone, those widgets are no longer available?

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    Answered by Ben on December 17, 2014 at 04:08 PM

    Hi,

    I apologize, I did not see that.

    Yes, you can do that by using our Inventory widget. You could also use Ticket Purchases.

    One thing when using these is that you would need to use the Form Calculation widget to collect the amount to charge the person filling out the jotform and pass it to the payment processing widget - this goes together with the second guide above, but can not be used with the first.

    I would then suggest these guides:

    How to pass a calculation to a payment field

    Is it possible to have a paypal recurring payment based on a calculated field?

    Do let us know if you have any further questions.

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by LC3 on December 18, 2014 at 05:44 AM

    Good stuff Bro.. Thx!

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    Answered by Ben on December 18, 2014 at 09:39 AM

    Hi,

    You are welcome.

    Do let us know if you have any questions along the way and we would be happy to answer them.

    Best Regards,
    Ben