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What’s up with webhooks?

Webhooks are used extensively at Stripe and are a great way to make sure your database is up to date with Stripe. They take care, amongst others, to let you know a trial is over (first charge of their credit card), a subscription is renewed or a charge has failed (after Stripe’s retried)—thus the subscription should be canceled. To test a webhooks locally you can use a service like, or (free).

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