Coupon To Give First Month Free = No Customer Profile Created in Stripe

Hi –

I made a test coupon to give a certain dollar amount off the membership price (coupon was for $10, I was curious if the rest would turn into an account credit for a $6.99/month membership).

The checkout process was for $0.00 and there was a message that “you will be charged $0.00 every month”. No prompt to enter credit card information came up, and no customer object was created in Stripe.

So I’m not really sure how the coupon codes work – it’s obviously not useful to give someone their first month free but have them not enter their payment information. Does this mean I have to charge something – like $1? And will the customer be charged the proper amount every month even though the checkout process doesn’t reflect the correct monthly pricing?