Invoicing Automation

Schedule invoices to be sent automatically to your customers with a link to Pay Now.

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Enable an Online Method of Payment

There must be at least one Credit Card Payment Method enabled, such as Stripe, Authorize.net, PayPal Express or PayPal Pro in Settings > Payment Methods.

Creating an Invoicing Automation Rule

In your Control Panel, go to Orders > Settings > Invoicing Automation. Here you can add rules which create and sends Invoices automatically.

You can have multiple rules, each added by clicking Add Rule, which will send/create an invoice based on Event and Payment Method.

Configure a Rule

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Creating an Invoice Automation rule is easy!

Read on to learn how you can create rules to send your invoices in step with your order process.

Create Invoice Immediately

An invoice can be sent to the customer immediately when the order is placed. List the payment

Create Invoice Immediately will give you the option to invoice at the time the Order is Placed or Shipped.

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You can choose whether creating the invoice will send your customer an email.

When the invoice is created, the Net Terms period begins. This sets the due date and allows payment to be made at any time. Customers must pay their invoices with your company offline, or through the Pay Now link included on the Invoice email.

When Order Is PlacedAn invoice with a link to pay will be emailed to the Customer at the time the Order is submitted.
When Order Is ShippedAn invoice with a link to pay will be emailed to the Customer at the time the Order is shipped.
When Order is DueAn invoice with a link to pay will be emailed to the Customer at the time the Order payment is due. This setting is for Net Terms only.
Order Payment MethodOrders with the selected Payment Methods will have Automated Invoicing applied. Orders that have Payment Methods not selected, will not receive Automated Invoicing emails. When Order is Due will not have a Payment Method Selection.

Create Invoice Later

Create Invoice Later will give you the option to send at a selected number of days After the Order is Placed, Shipped or its invoice Due. Or a selected number of days Before the Invoice is Due.

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Automating an additional invoice to be sent after a current invoice has past its due date is a great way to automate payment request follow-up.

After the Order Is PlacedSelect the number of days after to Create Invoice with a link to Pay Now, After the Order Is Placed.
After the Order Is ShippedSelect the number of days after to Create Invoice with a link to Pay Now, After the Order Is Shipped.
After the Order Is DueSelect the number of days after to Create Invoice with a link to Pay Now, After the Order Is Due. This setting is for Net Terms Orders Only.
Before the Order Is DueSelect the number of days before to Create Invoice with a link to Pay Now, Before the Order Is Due. This setting is for Net Terms Orders Only.
Order Payment MethodOrders with the selected Payment Methods will have Automated Invoicing applied. Orders that have Payment Methods not selected, will not receive Automated Invoicing emails. When Order is Due will not have a Payment Method Selection.

When Order is Shipped

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You can set up your Invoicing Automation rule to run after items are shipped.

  • The Order is Shipped For All Items
    Order will be Invoiced for All Order Items when the Order is Shipped.
  • The Order is Shipped For Shipped Items
    Only Shipped Items will be invoiced by this rule.

Add a Message

Add a message to the email your customers receive to Pay Now.

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Pay Now

Your Customers will have a link to Pay Now using the Credit Card Payment Method(s) you have enabled for their Account.

Net Terms Orders

Orders with Net Terms as the Payment Method will display the Due Date on the Automated Bill email.

Orders placed with Net X/Y terms will display the discount amount and when the invoice must be paid by. You can configure these email templates in Settings > Emails