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The Account component works in conjunction with the Site Manager component and the Shopping Cart component to provide an online account balance facility, to enable your clients to mainintain a currency balance to pay for the web-related services they are using.

The Account component provides the following features:

  • Provides an interface for the client to see their statement and current balance, and to pay.
  • Receives automatic periodic charges from the Site Manager's charging plans.
  • Receives payments from the Shopping Cart.
    • Payment by credit card or PayPal.
  • Allows a credit limit to be defined.
    • Positive amount - allows balance to be overdrawn.
    • Negative amount - requires a 'deposit' in the account at all times.
  • Predicts when the balance will hit the credit limit.
    • Calculates a suggested amount for the client to pay to keep the account running for 30 days.
    • Sends warning emails 7 days before, 1 day before, and when the limit is reached.
    • Suspends clients' websites if the credit limit is reached.
  • Allows ad-hoc charges and payments to be entered.
    • Consultancy fees.
    • Payment by check.
  • Allows charges and payments to be discounted from calculations if they are disputed.


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