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User Upgrade Trials

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by Onimua, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I want to be able to create user upgrades that are actual trials. Right now I can create a user upgrade that last a short amount of time but it doesn't look like there's anything that prevents them from being able to order it again.

    Basically, I want to offer subscriptions to users, and users who haven't purchased one yet can try it out for however long I want the trial to be before it expires and they are demoted. When the trial ends, I don't want them to be able to get the trial again; the option shouldn't be available to them any more, only the options to buy a full subscription.
  2. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    Great suggestion! +1 for this.
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  3. Mr_Bob

    Mr_Bob Well-Known Member

    Great idea! It's not something I would use, given the nature of my site, however I can certainly see this as being very useful with subscription based sites.
  4. Hornstar

    Hornstar Well-Known Member

    I can see users creating multiple accounts so they can keep getting the free subscription trial after it expires, but it is still a good idea if used right.
  5. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    If someone is willing to keep doing that over and over again (new account, create the account, confirm it, get the subscription only to have it expire in a few days), well I think they just willingly put themselves into their own purgatory. :p
  6. giorgino

    giorgino Well-Known Member

    The trial shoud be a "free upgrade" option also...
  7. Hornstar

    Hornstar Well-Known Member


    The way I would have this work tho, is only allow certain usergroups to purchase that subscription. That way it stops new accounts from getting it over and over if the free trial is really good. Which I suppose brings up a new idea/suggestion. Have the ability to set which usergroups can or can not purchase which subscriptions.
  8. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    This would be awesome :D

    It should be an option per item.
  9. Fufu

    Fufu Well-Known Member

    User trials would help with paid subscriptions and also moderating new registered users.
  10. Blue

    Blue Well-Known Member

    You can manually upgrade the account.
  11. Jake Hakoda Shirley

    Jake Hakoda Shirley Active Member

    Doesn't help when there are tons of people that are trying things out. I would REALLY love to see an addon that gave this option.
  12. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    Agree with giorgino...
  13. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    This would be very useful. Either in the core or as an addon.

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