What's the Difference Between Points & Rewards And EDD Wallet?

Points and Rewards is an Easy Digital Downloads extension that allows the store owner to give credit to customers in the form of points. Customers can use these points like coupons to discount the prices of products.  Customers may also purchase points. The price of points is set by the store owner, and thus will vary from store to store.

EDD Wallet is an Easy Digital Downloads extension that allows customers to buy credit in the store, and then use that credit for purchases.

Points and Rewards EDD Wallet
Points are used to reduce the price of a product Credit in the Wallet pays full price for a product
Points may be used to pay for a fraction of the price of a product Credit in the Wallet can only be used if the Wallet balance is enough to pay for the entire price
A single point may equate to any amount of money the site owner determines The customer deposits a certain amount of money in the Wallet worth the current value of that money

Summary

Points and Rewards are like discount coupons, given by the site owner and used to lower the price of products.

The EDD Wallet allows customers to deposit their own money in the store for use like normal money.

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