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Stripe Integration Guide

Stripe is a powerful tool for processing payments, it provides an efficient method for generating revenue from your clients. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you integrate Stripe with Mixpost Enterprise and get started with processing payments.

1. Create an account

If you haven't already, head to Stripe's website and sign up for an account.

2. Configure webhooks

2.1 Webhook URL

From Stripe's dashboard, go to Developers -> Webhooks and click on Add endpoint.

Enter the following URL:<MIXPOST_CORE_PATH>/payment-webhook

Substitute <MIXPOST_CORE_PATH> with your specified MIXPOST_CORE_PATH. If you have not altered the MIXPOST_CORE_PATH environment variable, use the default value: mixpost.

2.2 Events

  • Choose Listen to to Events on your account.
  • Choose Version to Latest API version (2023-08-16).
  • Add the following events to listen for:
    • customer.subscription.created
    • customer.subscription.updated
    • customer.subscription.deleted
    • customer.updated
    • customer.deleted
    • invoice.payment_succeeded
    • payment_method.automatically_updated
  • Click Add endpoint.

After adding the endpoint, click on Reveal link to expose your Signing secret. You should copy it somewhere safe. We will need it later.

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3. Get credentials

  • From Stripe's dashboard, go to Developers -> API Keys.
  • You will find two keys there: a Publishable Key and a Secret Key. Both are necessary for integration.

Always keep your Secret Key confidential.

Stripe Dashboard get Credentials

4. Copy the credentials to Mixpost

Once you have Publishable Key, Secret Key, and Signing secret, navigate to your Mixpost dashboard and enter these credentials into the Stripe payment platform section. Make sure to select the Enabled option.

Payment platform in the Mixpost dashboard

Navigate to the User Menu at the bottom left, click on Enterprise Console, then select Settings from the left sidebar, and finally click on Payment Platforms.

Mixpost Dashboard Stripe Credentials

5. Add pricing plans

We are adding all the necessary pricing plans in both Stripe and Mixpost dashboard.

5.1 Add products in Stripe

  1. Navigate to the Products section in your Stripe Dashboard.
  2. Click the Add product button.
  3. Enter a plan name, e.g Starter.
  4. Move to the Price information section.
  5. Choose the Standard pricing model.
  6. Set the plan price, for example, $9.00.
  7. Choose Recurring for the type of payment.
  8. Select the Billing period. Mixpost supports only Monthly or Yearly billing periods.
  9. If you want to offer both Monthly and Yearly billing options for your plan, click on Add another price to set up additional pricing.
  10. Save the product.
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5.2 Sync Stripe products with Mixpost plans

After the product has been created in your Stripe dashboard. You should copy the API ID of each product price to your created plans in the Mixpost Dashboard. See the instructions.

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6. Testing

  • Try to register a user and subscribe to a plan.
  • Use Stripe's test card numbers to make sure the subscription is done correctly.

7. Go live

Once you're confident in the integration:

  1. Switch from using Stripe's test mode to live mode.
  2. Ensure you've added any necessary pricing plans in both Stripe and your Mixpost dashboard.
  3. Start onboarding users and generating revenue!
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