ThriveCart integration with Acadle is one of several options for selling your courses.
ThriveCart is a premium service, and at this time don’t offer a free trial. You can use this integration to sell courses at your Acadle Academy.
You need to sign up for a ThriveCart account before you can use this integration.
If you’re looking for a free and/or easier way to accept payments, consider our built-in Stripe integration.
Who Should Use the ThriveCart Integration?
You should consider using the ThriveCart integration if:
✅ you want to use beautiful, pre-built checkout templates
✅ you have one, or only a few, courses to sell
✅ you’re looking for advanced analytics & other conversion-focused eCommerce features
✅ you’re looking to accept recurring payment
✅ you want to provide an invoice on receipt of payments
✅ you’re looking at managing taxes automatically
✅ you’re selling multiple courses inside same academy
You might not want to use the ThriveCart integration if:
❌ you’re on a tight budget
Sign Up for a ThriveCart Account
Navigate to ThriveCart.com and follow the instructions for registering a new account
Once your account is set up, you can navigate to your ThriveCart dashboard to access your account settings, as well as the information you’ll need to set up the Acadle integration.
Integrating ThriveCart with Acadle (Watch Below Video)
Create a Product in ThriveCart
Before you can connect to an Acadle group, you’ll need to create a product in ThriveCart that you can connect it to.
Navigate to ThriveCart.com and click the Log In button
From your dashboard, click on Products
Click the Create Product button
Select Digital on the product type selection pop-up
Click the Create New Product button
Fill in your product details, clicking Next on each tab until all the necessary details are complete
Click Save & Get URL to finish creating your product
For more information on creating your first product, check out ThriveCart’s getting started guide.
Enter a title for your product. In most cases, this should match the title for your Acadle course.
The slug is a unique identifier for this product. It should match your product title, but…
be all lowercase
spaces should be replaced with hyphens
If your product title is My Awesome Course, your slug should be:
ThriveCart Product ID
You can locate your Product ID from the ThriveCart dashboard.
Click on a product to edit it
Look in the URL bar at the top of your browser window
The product ID is the number located after
ThriveCart uses ascending product IDs. In general, if you have 1 product the product ID will be 1.
The Webhook URL is automatically created for you, but you need to provide it to ThriveCart in order to complete the integration.
Navigate to Academy Dashboard > Admin >> Pricing >> Thrivecart
Click on the Settings tab
Copy the URL from the “Webhook URL” box
Navigate to your ThriveCart dashboard
Click on your Profile
Click on Settings
Click on API & Webhooks
Click on Webhooks & Notifications
Click on Add a Webhook
Paste in your webhook URL into the box and save
The Secret Word is automatically generated by ThriveCart from your ThriveCart account. Having the correct Secret Word added to your Acadle academy will ensure that both platforms, ThriveCart and your website, can communicate securely and payments are well-validated. Here is how you can set it up
On your ThriveCart dashboard, navigate to SETTINGS > API & WEBHOOKS > THRIVECART ORDER VALIDATION
Click on View Settings
Copy the generated Secret Word
Go back to your Academy Dashboard >> Admin >> Pricing to paste the secret key admin area
If you’re having problems with the integration, you have the option to generate a new Secret Word from your ThriveCart settings page.
Navigate to Academy Dashboard >> Admin >> Pricing to configure the ThriveCart credentials and add the pricing plans.
Check this video for to watch this again
To locate your ThriveCart product URL, navigate to your Products page from your ThriveCart Dashboard, then, click the “Get URL” button next to the product that you created. It should automatically be copied to your clipboard, otherwise, copy the URL from the box that shows up on the page.
The User Experience
Users can purchase from the login page or inside the academy, by clicking on 'Unlock more courses'
When clicking on purchase, the user will be redirected to the ThriveCart page, email ID will be copied automatically
Once the payment is made, the user will be redirected or an invoice will be shown (as per your setup inside the ThriveCart), you can also redirect to your academy URL
The new course will then be displayed to your users.
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