Product Positioning and Function Introduction
WeChat Mini Game is a category of Mini Program. When the user completes the Mini Program registration, he can select the "game" category and start developing and debugging the Mini Game.
Mini Game Registration
Register Mini Program Account
Click the "Register Now" button in the upper right corner on the official website of the Wechat Official Account Platform (mp.weixin.qq.com).
Select the Registered Account Type
Select "Mini Programs" and click "View Type Differences" to see the differences and advantages of different types of accounts.
Fill in Email and Password
Please fill in the email address that have not been registered for any WeChat related accounts including, but not limited to Official Account Platform, open platform (developer accounts), enterprise accounts, and personal accounts.
Log in the mailbox, check the activation email, and click the activation link.
Fill in the Entity Information
Click the activation link, and continue with the registration process. Please choose the entity type selection to complete the entity information and administrator information.
Select the Entity Type
The Entity types are described as follows:
|Individuals||Chinese citizens with their WeChat account certified with real-name authentication.|
|Enterprises||enterprises, branches, and enterprise related brands.|
|Enterprises (individual business)||Individual business.|
|Government||Domestic, all levels, various government agencies, institutions, and social organizations with administrative functions. At present, it mainly covers public security agencies, party organizations, judicial institutions, transportation agencies, tourism agencies, industrial and commercial tax authorities, and municipal institutions.|
|Media||Newspapers, magazines, television, radio, news agencies, and more.|
|Other organizations||Types that are not government, media, enterprise or individuals.|
Fill in the Entity Information and Select the Verification Method
- Enterprise type account can choose two main entity verification methods.
- Method Ⅰ: You need to use the company's corporate bank account to pay Tencent to verify the identity of the entity. The detailed wire transfer information can be viewed after submitting the entity information.
- Method Ⅱ: Verify the identity of the entity through WeChat authentication, and a 300 yuan certification fee is needed. Some functions of the Mini Program are temporarily unavailable before the verification process is finished.
- For entities like Government, media, and other organization types, accounts must be verified through WeChat authentication. Some functions of the Mini Program are temporarily unavailable before the verification process is finished.
- WeChat Authentication Portal: Login Mini Program - Settings - WeChat Authentication Details
Fill in the Administrator Information
Entity Information cannot be Changed after Confirmed
Click to Confirm the Completion of the Registration Process
If you choose to pay through corporate bank account, please follow the instructions on the page to remit the specified amount into the designated payment account.
Note: Please complete the wire transfer within 10 days, otherwise the registration will be expired.
For users who select WeChat Authentication portal to verify entity identity, please perform WeChat authentication as soon as possible after completing the registration process. Some functions are temporarily not available until the authentication is completed.
Information Perfection and Preparation before Development of Mini Games
Login Mini Program Management Platform
After completing the registration, log in through WeChat Official Account Platform (mp.weixin.qq.com)
Information Perfection of Mini Program
After the registration is completed, the WeChat Mini Program information perfection steps and development can be performed simultaneously.
Users who choose to pay through corporate bank account can add the Mini Program name information, upload the Mini Program profile photo, fill in the Mini Program introduction and select the service type after completing wire transfer and the validation process.
Users who choose to verify the identity of the entity through WeChat authentication must complete the WeChat authentication before they can add the Mini Program name information, upload the Mini Program profile photo, fill in the Mini Program introduction and select the service type.
The Open Capability of Mini Game Category
Mini Games are open to individuals, businesses, media, government and other organizations. Among them, the Mini Game with personal developer entity does not support the opening of virtual payment currently.
Preparation before Development
Bind Project Members
Log in the WeChat Official Account Platform to your Mini Program to go to the user identity - bind the Mini Program project members, including developers, explorers and other members.
Go to "Settings - Development Settings" and get the AppID information.
Code Verification and Release
Submit for Verification
Log in to the Mini Program of WeChat Official Account Platform and go to Development Management. The uploaded code will be displayed on Developed Version, and the administrator can submit it for Verification or delete the code.
Fill in Verification Information
Game Qualification Submission and Category Confirmation
Confirm the game category and submit a qualification document.
Non-individual entities are required to submit: "Approval of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television Edition Number", "Record Information of the Ministry of Culture", "Computer Software Copyright Registration Certificate", "Game Self-review and Self-examination Report"
Individual entities need to submit: "Computer Software Copyright Registration Certificate" and "Game Self-review and Self-examination Report"
When a sandbox account is required for the review process, the first submission of the MIni Program will be rejected. Please request the submission again, and the system will show up a new portal with requests for sandbox account details. Sandbox account details are used by reviewers for reviewing and testing purposes.
After the submission for verification is completed, the verification progress will be displayed in the verifying version module on the development management page.
- Developers can refer to "WeChat Mini Program Platform Common Rejection Situation" to learn more about the verification criteria.
After the code is approved, the developer needs to manually click on the Release, and the Mini Program will be published online to provide services.
The code release button is not clickable during the internal test.
Mini Game Application for WeChat Certification
For entities of Government, media, and other organization type accounts must be verified through WeChat authentication. For enterprise type accounts, you can determine whether to apply for WeChat authentication as needed. WeChat Pay permission is available for authenticated accounts.
WeChat authentication is not supported for personal account types currently.
Authentication Portal: Login Mini Program - Settings - Basic Settings - WeChat Authentication - Details
Mini Game Application for Virtual Payment
Open WeChat Pay
The entity type is an individual business or enterprise certified game
Open WeChat Pay
Open Virtual Payment
Sign the Payment Agreement
Make sure to read the payment agreement carefully and sign the agreement
Set Deposit Withdraw Account
The transaction amount completed by the user in the Mini Game will be withdrawn to the developer's bank account after settlement.
Game Coin Management
In the game category, the game coin needs to be managed by the platform
- Administrator authorization
- Fill in the name of the game coin and the exchange rate
- Game partition configuration
- Joint debug and release
- Application online application must be approved after submission
Payment Order Inquiry
After the virtual payment is opened, the payment order can be queried.
Associate Official Account with Mini Program
After the Official Account is associated with the Mini Program, the Mini Program can be used in functions such as graphic messages, custom menus, and template messages.
- All Official Accounts can be associated with Mini Programs.
- An Official Account can be associated with up to 10 Mini Programs of the same entity, and up to 3 Mini Programs of different entities.
- A Mini Program can be associated with up to 500 Official Accounts.
- The Official Account can be added to the associated Mini Program 13 times a month, and the Mini Program can be added with association 500 times in a month.
Login to the Official Account background - Mini Program- Mini Program Management - Add - Associate Mini Program