If you find yourself looking to downgrade to a different plan, but you aren't sure of all of the ramifications of that, you've come to the right place!

We would never want you to feel blindsided so we've put together this comprehensive list of what happens when you downgrade to a lower plan!

In addition to this article, when you downgrade your plan, you should also be able to see all of the implications of your new plan and how it will affect your account directly from our billing modal:

Here's an overview of the changes you would experience when changing your Podia plan:


Earthquaker to Shaker

When you downgrade from Earthquaker to Shaker, the following changes are made to your account:

  • Any third-party code that you've added to your site via the site settings will be disabled.

  • Any additional teammates that have been added to your account will shift from being included in your base price to being billed at a rate of $20/month per team member.


Earthquaker to Mover

When you downgrade from Earthquaker to Mover, the following changes are made to your account:

  • Any third-party code that you've added to your site via the site settings will be disabled.

  • Any additional teammates that have been added to your account will shift from being included in your base price to being billed at a rate of $20/month per team member.

  • Course certificates are disabled on all products.

  • Webinar products will be set to draft.

  • Bundle products will be set to draft

  • Affiliate links will stop generating commissions and your affiliate program will be closed.

  • Checkouts that are embedded externally will convert into links to your Podia sales page.

  • Any actions set through Zapier will no longer connect or execute.

  • Any removed Podia labels & branding will show up again across your website and community area.

  • Product sign-up limits will be removed


Shaker to Mover

When you downgrade from Shaker to Mover, the following changes are made to your account:

  • Course certificates are disabled on all products.

  • Affiliate links will stop generating commissions and your affiliate program will be closed.

  • Checkouts that are embedded externally will convert into links to your Podia sales page.

  • Webinar products will be set to draft.

  • Bundle products will be set to draft.

  • Any actions set through Zapier will no longer connect or execute.

  • Any removed Podia labels & branding will show up again across your website and community area.

  • Product sign-up limits will be removed


Downgrading to the Free Plan

When you downgrade to our Free Plan, only the free features would be available to you. Here's what would happen to your account:

  • Any third-party code that you've added to your site via the site settings will be disabled.

  • Any additional teammates that have been added to your account will shift from being included in your base price to being billed at a rate of $20/month per team member.

  • Course certificates are disabled for all products.

  • Online courses will be set to draft.

  • Webinar products will be set to draft.

  • Bundle products will be set to draft.

  • Affiliate links will stop generating commissions and your affiliate program will be closed.

  • Checkouts that are embedded externally will convert into links to your Podia sales page.

  • Any actions set through Zapier will no longer connect or execute.

  • Any removed Podia labels & branding will show up again across your website and community area.

  • You'll be able to publish just 1 (one) coaching product and/or 1 (one) digital download product. All other products will be unpublished and set to draft.

  • Customers won't be able to access unpublished products

  • You will lose the search feature for your community

  • You won't be able to upload videos to sales pages or community posts.

  • PayPal will be disconnected from your account

  • If you are using a custom domain, it will be disconnected from your account.


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