Shopify adding checkout app extension for subscriptions

At the 2019 Unite conference, Shopify announced “checkout app extensions” — with the first one being for subscription payment processing:

  • The new feature will no longer require users to exit the Shopify checkout to sign up for subscription products or services.
  • The new feature won’t eliminate the need for subscription apps, but will allow app developers to integrate with the extension for smoother user experience, better security and more.
  • Subscription checkout app extensions will be available later in 2019.