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Getting Paid the Right Way: Using CheckoutJoy & Mollie for Your Thinkific Courses

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    Meiring de Wet

Selling online courses is a booming industry, and having a seamless payment process is crucial to ensure a great user experience. For Thinkific users, integrating with a powerful payment gateway can elevate the overall functionality of their platform.

Enter CheckoutJoy and Mollie – a combination that allows course creators to easily accept payments from students across the world. In this blog post, we will explore how you can use CheckoutJoy with Mollie as your payment gateway for your Thinkific online courses.

What is CheckoutJoy?

CheckoutJoy is a third-party tool that helps online course creators seamlessly integrate various payment gateways with platforms that may not natively support them. By acting as a bridge, it allows course creators to offer a wider range of payment options to their students.

What is Mollie?

Mollie is a popular European-based payment gateway that allows businesses to accept payments in a variety of ways, including credit/debit cards, bank transfers, and more. With its flexibility and broad acceptance, Mollie has become a preferred choice for many online entrepreneurs.

Why Integrate CheckoutJoy and Mollie with Thinkific?

  1. Wider Payment Options: By using Mollie, you can offer a variety of payment methods to cater to a global audience.
  2. Automated Enrollment: Once a payment is processed and confirmed, students are automatically enrolled in the course, creating a seamless user experience.
  3. Currency Flexibility: Mollie supports multiple currencies, which means you can easily cater to an international student base.

Step-by-Step Guide to Integration:

  1. Set Up a Mollie Account:
    • If you don't have one already, head to Mollie's official website and sign up.
    • Complete the necessary verification steps to activate your account.
  2. Register with CheckoutJoy:
    • Go to CheckoutJoy's website and create an account.
    • Choose Mollie as your payment gateway during the setup process.
  3. Connect Mollie with CheckoutJoy:
    • In the CheckoutJoy dashboard, navigate to the integrations section.
    • Here, connect your Mollie account by entering the required API keys (found in your Mollie dashboard).
  4. Integrate CheckoutJoy with Thinkific:
    • On the CheckoutJoy dashboard, choose Thinkific as your platform.
    • Follow the prompted steps to link your Thinkific account, which typically involves entering your Thinkific subdomain and API key.
  5. Set Up Payment Options:
    • Once both accounts are linked, you can specify which courses you want to sell using Mollie.
    • Set your pricing, choose the currency, and configure any other necessary settings.
  6. Testing:
    • It's always a good idea to run a few test transactions to ensure everything is functioning correctly.
    • CheckoutJoy generally offers a test mode to help you ensure that the integration is flawless.
  7. Go Live:
    • Once satisfied with the test results, you can switch from test mode to live mode.
    • Congratulations! You are now ready to accept payments using Mollie for your Thinkific courses.


Choosing the right payment gateway for your online courses is a critical decision. By integrating Mollie via CheckoutJoy with Thinkific, you can offer a reliable and diverse range of payment options to your students.

This not only enhances the student experience but also potentially increases your sales by catering to a global audience. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your existing course platform, this combination might just be the solution you've been searching for.

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