pledge is a recurring donation.
For creators, collecting pledges helps you raise money to support your work.
For patrons, making pledges allows you to support creators on an ongoing basis.
- Perhaps start Stripe#Brainstorming for how to use Stripe to implement pledge support on your own site.
- Liberapay https://liberapay.com/ pledge-only (does not allow rewards), fee-free service for libre content
- MailMate lets users become a Patron by setting up a recurring payment through FastSpring
- Example of a pledge/donation page in the wild: https://drewdevault.com/donate/