Adds support for paid subscriptions through Spreedly.
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= Spreedly Extension for Radiant Adds support for paid subscriptions through Spreedly. == Installation From the target Radiant project: script/extension install spreedly After installing the plugin run the migrations and update: rake radiant:extensions:spreedly:migrate rake radiant:extensions:spreedly:update Start your project, login as an admin, and visit the Extensions page. The Spreedly extension should be listed there. You should also see two new tabs near the top of the page, "Spreedly" and "Subscribers." Subscriber, login, and registration pages are added to your Radiant project during installation. Click on the "Pages" tab to view these. They can be modified as needed so long as the Radius tags and the slug are not disturbed. == Upgrading from v1.0 to v1.1+ Version 1.0 of the Spreedly extension runs against the Spreedly API v3. Version 1.1+ of the extension runs against API v4. To upgrade from 1.0 to 1.1+, remove the old extension completely and install the new one. Then, visit the "Spreedly" tab in the admin and set the "Site Name" to your Spreedly site name. Save and revisit the tab to select a plan from the "Plan" drop-down. All done! Note: There is no longer a drop-down to toggle between your Spreedly production and test sites. This is because v4 of the API uses site names to distinguish between these sites. By configuring with your test site name, you will by definition be using your test site. The same goes for your production site name. == Configuring Spreedly If you haven't registered with Spreedly, go ahead and sign up for an account. Once you've logged in, choose either the testing or production environment based on whether you want to test your subscription service or actually start charging people. Under Configuration, choose or create the subscription plan you want to use. Change its return URL to: http://domain.com/subscriber Where domain.com is your web site URL. Also under Configuration, go into Site URLs and set the Subscribers Changed Notification URL to: http://domain.com/subscriber_actions/changed == Configuring the Spreedly Extension Spreedly must also be configured on your local site. Login as an admin and click the "Spreedly" tab, then click edit. Enter the your Spreedly account name and the ID of the subscription plan you want to use. Mode can be set to "Test" when you're testing your site with Spreedly, but you should change it to "Production" and clear the subscribers out of your database before you actually start charging users for real subscriptions. == Managing Subscribers Login as an admin and click on the Subscribers tab to view a list of subscribers who have registered on your site. You can edit existing subscribers to change their password or email address from this page. New subscribers can also be created if you'd prefer to bypass registration through the site. == Subscription Plans The extension only supports using one subscription plan at a time. Select the subscription plan you would like to use from the "Spreedly" tab. == Protecting Pages To make a page accessible to subscribers only, set its page type to "Paid Subscribers Only." The next time a user visits the page, they will be prompted to login or register. They won't be able to access the protected page until they have registered and paid for a subscription through Spreedly. Using a page type of "Subscribers Only" will only allow registered subscribers to access the page, regardless of whether they have paid through Spreedly or not. == Radius Tags <r:subscriber:username /> Renders the username of the current subscriber. <r:subscriber:logout /> Renders a logout link for the current subscriber. <r:subscriber:subscription /> Renders the status of the current subscriber's Spreedly subscription. <r:subscriber:refresh /> Renders a link to refresh the subscriber's account status from Spreedly. Override the link text using the title attribute (e.g. <r:subscriber:refresh title="Refresh" />) <r:subscriber:login:form /> Renders a login form for subscribers. <r:subscriber:register:link /> Renders a link to register a new subscriber. Override the link text using the title attribute (e.g. <r:subscriber:register:link title="Register" />) <r:subscriber:register:form /> Renders a registration form for new subscribers. <r:flash:notices /> Displays any pertinent user notices. For example, notification that the login failed or that the requested page can only be accessed by paid subscribers. == Future Development See the TODO file. == Resources Repository: http://github.com/pelargir/radiant-spreedly-extension/ Blog: http://matthewbass.com Author: Matthew Bass Extraction work sponsored by Terralien