Prevent Card Fraud by Matching IP Address to Billing Country

While not all card fraud can be prevented, there are a few steps you can take to protect your checkout process from misuse and prevent card fraud. This recipe stops cases where a card is being used outside the owner’s home country, whether to obtain your products fraudulently or as part of a card testing…

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Restrict Checkout for Users with a History of Refunds

Let’s face it, dealing with refunds is an unavoidable part of your membership business. Some number of your refunds will be from legitimate users that realize they do not need or want your membership any more.

Some refunds, though, may be from abusive users who know that they can sign up, consume your membership product (whether that’s support, premium content or guides, downloads and more), then cancel and request a refund right away. If you are seeing this become a widespread problem, check out the code recipes below.

Require a Discount Code to Checkout for a Certain Level

Some membership sites want to restrict signups to specific members that are “approved” to join. This method of restricting signups will allow you to send prospective members a specific discount code that is required for membership checkout. For more flexibility in restricting registrations, check out our Approval Process for Membership Add On.

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