Step-by-step guide

Zlick has one of the fastest setup times in the industry – our record time for getting everything ready for payments is 6 minutes and 35 seconds. Can you do it faster?

1. Set up your pricing

Go to Settings → Monetization plan in Zlick

Add a name for your subscription. It will be displayed on the paywall widget as well as transaction statements. Choose a name that is clear and connected with your business.

Subscription pricing is on a monthly basis, single article price is for one time purchases.

2. Customize the paywall widget

Go to Settings → Appearance in Zlick to personalize the paywall widget (the one that your customers will interact with) with your brand identity: change colors, customize texts, provide a link to your terms and conditions.

3. Install Zlick Paywall plugin on your WordPress site

In WordPress, navigate to Plugins → Add new

Search for Zlick

Install and then activate the Zlick Paywall plugin

After activation, access it from the menu on the left (Settings → Zlick)

**You might as well configure your paywall while in there. Preview Paragraphs is the number of paragraphs a visitor can read before the paywall widget is shown. Search Engine Indexing is enabled by default but you can turn it off here if you wish.

4.Connect your Zlick account with your WordPress site

Go to Settings → Integrations in Zlick

Copy Publisher ID and API Key

Navigate to Settings → Zlick in WordPress

Paste the values there

Save

**You might as well configure your paywall while in there. Preview Paragraphs is the number of paragraphs a visitor can read before the paywall widget is shown. Search Engine Indexing is enabled by default but you can turn it off here if you wish.

5. Connect Stripe with your Zlick account

Go to Settings → Integrations in Zlick

Click on Connect with Stripe button

You will be taken through their 4-minute registration process after which you'll be ready for transactions

**Connecting with Stripe is 100% trusted and safe. They are the largest and most used platform for online transactions globally and that’s why we use them.

**Connecting with Stripe is 100% trusted and safe. They are the largest and most used platform for online transactions globally and that’s why we use them.

6. Choose which articles will be monetized

In WordPress, go to the edit post page

Scroll down and find the Zlick Settings area

Select the checkbox to enable the paywall for this article

7. Turn on Live Payment Mode

In Test Payments mode you can test with test credit card data: Name: any; Card number 4242 4242 4242 4242; CVC 242; Expiry 04/24.

Once you are ready for Live payments:

Find the Live Payment Mode button from the Settings

Flick it on and you are ready to accept real money.

You can hop between Testing and Live environment with this switch.

In Test Payments mode you can test with test credit card data: Name: any; Card number 4242 4242 4242 4242; CVC 242; Expiry 04/24.

Once you are ready for Live payments:

It takes 10 minutes to start collecting your first payments

*No credit card required