Apple’s App Store policies now let US developers link to outside payments

Apple has up to date its App Store policies to spell out how developers can link to outside cost platforms, as reported by 9to5Mac. Developers will nonetheless owe Apple a lower in the event that they use an outside cost platform. Apple will take a 27 % lower (as opposed to the 30 % in lots of instances) or 12 % if a developer is a part of the App Store Small Business Program, in accordance to a assist web page about external purchase links.

Section 3.1.1(a) of the App Store Review Guidelines lays down extra of the brand new guidelines for developers who need to link to various cost strategies, like how they’ve to apply for an “entitlement” to allow them. Developers can also’t solely obtain payments from outside Apple’s walled backyard; they’ll even have to provide Apple’s in-app buy system of their apps.

Apple’s template examples for in-app hyperlinks to outside cost choices.
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