Getting started with subscriptions

A subscription is a business model that allows customers to pay a recurring price at scheduled intervals for goods or services. With subscription APIs, you can sell goods and services in multiple ways. For example, you can sell a product as a one-time purchase or as a recurring subscription.

This guide provides an overview of how subscriptions work in Shopify and explains our approach to building support for subscriptions. It also introduces the developer tools and resources that can be used to build and manage subscriptions in your app.