What are the limitations of the subscription app?

Known limitations
There are some limitations that you need to be aware of:

  • Scripts that discount subscription price or shipping rates apply to the first payment only.
  • Gift cards used to pay for subscriptions only apply to the first payment.
  • To use subscriptions, the merchant needs to be using Shopify PaymentsPayPal Express, or Authorize.net as a payment gateway.
  • Customers can’t use accelerated checkouts or local payment methods to purchase subscriptions.
  • Subscriptions don’t support local delivery or local pickup options.
  • Merchants can’t sell subscriptions through Shopify POS yet, but we’re planning to add support for this later in the year.
  • Subscriptions don’t support “Buy X get Y” discounts.
  • Selling plan titles don’t support translations for multi-language storefronts.
  • Selling subscriptions using draft orders is not supported, but is planned for later this year.
  • The Order Edits API doesn’t support subscriptions.