Billing / Products

The products page displays a list of products and groups and has a set of actions that let you manage them.

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To create a new product or group mouse over the button from the bottom-right side of the page and select your option.

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Product creation

Upon clicking the Create Product button the following page will display where you can set your product details.

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The following fields are available in the product create form:

  • Name - the name of the product
  • Product internal code - internal code of the product
  • Description - an optional description of the product
  • Group - the group this product will be a member of
  • Module - the billing module used with this product
  • Product type - the product type. Available options are: generic, openstack, shared hosting, domain and reseller
  • Status - the product status. Available options are: public, private and retired
  • Price model - The price model for the product free / fixed plus dynamic / dynamic but at least fixed
  • Auto setup - auto setup options for this product. Available options are: ‘free’, ‘fixed plus dynamic’ and ‘dynamic but at least fixed’
  • Apply taxes to this product - check if the product is taxable
  • This product requires a domain - check this if the user must also order a domain when ordering this product
  • Hide services for this product in enduser panel - check if you want to hide services ordered for this product in enduser panel

For more details regarding product options see Fleio billing concepts.

When clicking the edit button for a product a similar page like the above will be displayed where you can edit the same fields. When clicking the delete button, a modal window will popup to confirm the deletion of the product.

Group creation

Upon clicking the Create Group button the following modal will popup where you can set the group details.

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Product details page

Upon clicking on a product you’ll get redirected to the product details page.

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Here you will see detailed information about the product and you can do the same actions described above ( edit / delete ) and can also manage billing cycles. Note that free products(Price model set to ‘free’) do not allow billing cycles. The add/edit billing cycle dialog options depends on product price model and cycle.

The One time billing cycle dialogs looks the same regardless of the selected product price model

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and has the following fields:

  • Cycle - allows you to select the cycle. Available options are: One time, Day, Month, Year
  • Price - the price of the product
  • Currency - the currency for the price
  • Auto calculate price - if the currency is not the default currency the price will be calculated relative to the default currency using the configured exchange rate
  • Status - the status of this cycle. Available options are: public, private and retired

The recurring cycle dialog(for day, year and month cycles differs a little between products with fixed plus dynamic price model

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and products with dynamic but at least fixed price model

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The following fields are new in these dialogs:

  • Cycle multiplier - the multiplier for the current cycle period(e.g. a day cycle with multiplier 7 will charge the user once per week)
  • Setup fee - the setup fee for the cycle - if the user orders a product with this cycle (s)he will be charged this fee at first payment

Note that Price field also changes, becoming Minimum price for dynamic but at least fixed products and Fixed price for fixed plus dynamic products.