What is the difference between Zoho Subscriptions and Zoho Checkout?
Zoho Subscriptions is a more comprehensive subscription management tool whereas, with Zoho Checkout, we’ve tried to make it a simple, uncomplicated online payments solution.
Zoho Checkout is ideal for businesses who require an easy way to collect one-time and recurring online payments using customizable payment pages. The payment pages can be totally customized from the header at the top to the payment button at the bottom with custom labels, background colors, font sizes, and more with absolutely no coding skills required. Once the pages are created and set up, they can be easily embedded on your website via an iframe or button or shared via email and social media. The payment processing will be done via a supported payment gateway.
Zoho Subscriptions is for someone who’s running a full-fledged subscription management business. It supports subscription billing with different terms and also customizable hosted pages. Along with that, you also get added benefits like subscription trial period, discount coupon support, upfront charges, offline subscriptions, and proration handling. Zoho Subscriptions is integrated with all the payment gateways as Zoho Checkout and also supports offline payments. It features detailed subscription metrics like ARR, Churn Rate and more which give insights to help you keep track of customer retention.
You can also create API hosted pages via Zoho Subscriptions. Kindly take a look at our API documentation for more information.
Zoho Subscriptions has support for the client portal which gives a specialized view to your customers, making it easier for them to make subscription payments. You can get in-depth information about Zoho Subscriptions’ vast feature set by referring to the help documentation and user guide.