Pico Version 1.17 Documentation

This section holds all of the original documentation for Pico Version 1.17

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Getting Started

Pico Startup Guide - V1

A simple startup guide with easy to follow steps. Let us help you get started with Pico.
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Installing Pico on your website - V1

Steps and helpful tips on how to install Pico on your website.
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Installing the WordPress Plugin - V1

Installing the WordPress Plugin will help you get the most of your Pico account. Learn how to express install or manually install.
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Installing Pico on Your Carrd.co Website - V1

Installation walk through for installing the Pico snippet on Carrd.co as well as how to set up registration walls & tiered paywalls.
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Personalizing how Pico Appears on your Site - V1

Tips on how to personalize the logo, cover photo, and color scheme.
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Create an Audience - V1

Understanding how creating an Audience allows for easy categorization of readers
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Installing Pico on your Squarespace website - V1

Installation tips for installing the custom Pico javascript snippet on a Squarespace site.
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Tier Specific Emails Using Mailchimp Journeys - V1

This article goes over how to set up a tier specific email cadence using Mailchimp's Journey feature.
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Installing Pico on Your Dorik.io Website - V1

Installation walkthrough for setting up the Pico Plugin on Dorik.io with registration wall setup.
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Installing Pico on Your Webflow Website - V1

Installation walkthrough for setting up the Pico Plugin on Webflow with registration wall setup.
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Registration Rules - V1

How to configure the registration process and registered (and unregistered) readers' access.
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Collecting Physical Addresses For Print Subscriptions with Mailchimp - V1

This article goes over how to collect physical mailing addresses using Mailchimp.
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How to quickly bring your studio class community online with Pico - V1

Pico can help you set up paywalled live streams, donations, recurring payments, and more very quickly
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Integrating Mailchimp - V1

How to integrate your Pico CRM data to sync with Mailchimp
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Newsletters - V1

Newsletter Settings: How to manage, restrict access, and edit Opt-In rules
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Setting up Mailchimp for Pico - V1

How to connect your Mailchimp integration to Pico and how merging works
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Essential changes to your Mailchimp template footer content using Pico - V1

Helpful tips on how to edit your footer content in Mailchimp
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How to send a newsletter based on newsletter preferences using Mailchimp - V1

This article goes over how to send newsletters in Mailchimp based on the newsletter preferences users make in Pico.
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Setting up a welcome email with Mailchimp - V1

This article goes over how to set up a welcome email to thank your users for registering using Mailchimp.
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Written by Caleb Kitchen
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Connecting to Stripe - V1

Helpful steps to connect your Pico account to Stripe
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Integrating with Coral - V1

This document details what a general implementation would look like to use Pico and Coral side by side, with Pico managing the accounts
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Written by Caleb Kitchen
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Donation Plans - V1

How to create a donation plan and edit features
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Written by Jason
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A Checklist for Developers and Advanced Users - V1

A helpful list of customizations you can do with HTML and CSS for advanced users
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Written by Julian Charnas
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Creating monetization plans - V1

Helpful steps to how to create different types of monetization plans using Pico
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Tours in Pico - V1

Links to guided tours in the Publisher App
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How Block Club Chicago pre-launched its paywall - V1

Learn how Block Club Chicago pre-launched their paywall to increase reader engagement
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Using Pico

User Privacy Compliance - V1

Compliance with GDPR, CCPA, and other Privacy Legislation
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Tracking User Events - V1

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Managing User Payments in Pico - V1

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What Transactional Emails Does Pico Send - V1

Identifying the transactional emails Pico sends to registered users, subscribers, and other contacts.
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Written by Julian Charnas
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Can I have multiple sites under one Pico login? - V1

How to switch access between multiple sites
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Whitelist a User - V1

Learn how to use the whitelist feature to grant a user free access to a subscription
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Connecting your Pico Account to Zapier - V1

Use Zaps for user registration and payment events
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Adding a new user to your Pico Account - V1

How to add a new user to your account
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Will auto-renewals receive an automatic email reminder before the renewal? - V1

A quick explanation to clarify which readers will receive an automatic notification email before their renewal date.
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Receive Contact Event Notifications with Webhooks - V1

Update your app based on Contact and Payment events in Pico
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Written by Julian Charnas
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Pico CRM merge fields - V1

Pico's CRM merge fields—what they're called, and how they're formatted.
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Changing Subscriptions After a Pricing Update - V1

Pricing Change, live plan editing
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Paywalled Content and SEO considerations for Publishers - V1

SEO impact, Paywall search index
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CRM Information Collected by Pico - V1

What Audience Data does Pico store?
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User wants to cancel subscription auto-renewal - V1

How to help your users cancel their subscription auto-renewal and how to recapture cancellations with Mailchimp campaigns
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Does Pico support other languages or currencies? - V1

Currently, Pico only supports transactions in USD and English
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Can a reader use multiple discount codes? - V1

A reader can use multiple discount codes, but can only have one subscription at a time.
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Best practices for marketing automation - V1

Useful examples of marketing automation triggers and how to use Pico data in Mailchimp
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Menu Shortcuts - V1

How to use Menu Shortcuts to provide intuitive ways for your readers to manage their account.
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Using Pico Signals - V1

How to use Pico Signals to further enhance your site
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Group Subscriptions - V1

How to build a Group Subscription plan
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Can readers have multiple trials? - V1

Readers should only be allowed to use one trial and proceed to renew or cancel after their trial end date.
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Customizing Pico

Customizing the Read More Button - V1

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Signup Links - V1

Convert your existing email subscribers into Pico users using Signup Links
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Setting and customizing content access (registration wall and paywall rules) - V1

Learn how to customize content access
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Tracking Paid Acquisition Campaigns with Pico - V1

Measuring Registrations or New Subscriptions From Paid Social Campaigns
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Custom Triggers - V1

Tips and steps on how to create custom triggers
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Pico Document Object and Lifecycle Events - V1

The Pico Document Object and Tracking User Events With Lifecycle Events
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Pico Interactions with Content Delivery Networks (CDN) - V1

Content delivery Networks, CDN
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Changing statement descriptor - V1

What the customer sees on their statement
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Adding additional domains to Pico - V1

How to add additional domains to your Pico account
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How do I collect other information, like a physical mailing address, from subscribers? - V1

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How are the audience sources defined? - V1

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Can I adjust where the "Read More" button breaks the text? - V1

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Customizing prompt text - V1

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Landing pages (embeddable sign-up/login and payment flows) - V1

Learn about Landing pages and how they affect your readers' sign-up and payment flow.
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Signup Forms - V1

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Reader FAQ

Reader is not receiving a confirmation email - V1

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Do I need a password to log in? - V1

No, but you may for gated content in mobile Facebook and Twitter browsers
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Help! I meant to enter a discount code - V1

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How does a reader manage newsletter preferences? - V1

Easily on site! Or on any Pico-hosted landing page for your community.
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Why is the price $0? - V1

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Updating Your Pico Password - V1

Changing your password used to log in through Pico.
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How do I get a receipt? - V1

Quick steps on how to send your reader a receipt
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How to cancel a monthly subscription or donation - V1

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Payment isn't going through - V1

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Gift Subscriptions - V1

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Changing member's recurring payment plan - V1

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User wants to delete their account - V1

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Reader wants to change their email address - V1

How to help your reader change their email address
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Issuing refunds, canceling an ongoing payment, and re-sending receipts - V1

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Reader receives a 422 error code - V1

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Why do I see a recurring charge after a single payment? - V1

Recurring charges on banking statements are simply to insure that Stripe can store the card for future purchases.
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A reader doesn't want to pay with a credit card. What are the other options? - V1

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Updating Payment Information for Subscription - V1

Changing payment, new credit card
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