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Mandatory product info

Last updated: 29-Feb-2024
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To configure your products, make sure you have the mandatory information on hand, including name, recurring billing plan, pricing.

Mandatory product details 

Product details Description


Use unique names to identify your products. Localize product names to increase conversion in different markets.

Product code

Map product identifiers in your system with products in 2Checkout. If you do not supply a product code, 2Checkout generates a random string instead.

Product type

Regular - standalone product.

Bundle - the item is part of a bundle you sell as a standalone product. You need to create at least 2 products before setting up your first bundle.

Default currency

2Checkout defaults to this currency during the purchase process. Note that localized payment methods generally only support a limited number of currencies.

Price type

  • Dynamic pricing (with a base price - you do not check 'This product does not have a base price') - Dynamic pricing (with base price) is a basic charge configuration. 2Checkout supports both one-time and recurring dynamic pricing and offers the possibility to control various cost components through product options pricing. 

  • Static pricing (without base price) This product does not have a base price' - Static pricing (without base price) configurations enable you to control product costs for each possible combination of options available to shoppers in the cart.


Product price per billing cycle. Available only when you don't check the 'This product does not have a base price' option. 

Billing cycle

The interval of time (in days or months) at the end of which either 2Checkout renews the subscription automatically through a recurring charge or the subscriber purchases a renewal manually.  

Currency conversion

  •  Let 2Checkout auto-convert to other currencies during the ordering process.
  • Or set the price manually per currency.

Net vs. Gross

  • 2Checkout adds VAT or sales tax on top of the product prices during the ordering process. 
  • 2Checkout deducts VAT or sales tax from the total costs of orders. 
Product Tax Category Product attribute that allows merchants to assign newly created products to specific product tax categories.

Optional product details

Product details Description


Your product's version number.

Product group

Assign a specific cart design to a product group and all the products it includes will use the template during the purchase process.


You can limit the number of units sold to only one, preventing shoppers from purchasing more.

Short description

Visible to customers on the Product page, during Up-selling campaigns and to affiliates in their Control Panel.

Long description

Visible to customers on the Product page(web version), during Up-selling campaigns and to affiliates in their affiliate XML feed.

System requirements Display info for shoppers about system requirements.


Visible to your affiliates in the Affiliate Panel, allowing them to search for products belonging to specific categories.
Platforms Display info for shoppers about supported platforms.

Trial URL

Configure the URL from where shoppers can download free trials of your products by providing their email address.

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