Payment gateway integration is an important module in building an eCommerce website. For a WooCommerce store, there are several options to integrate a payment gateway.
A payment gateway is to enable an online payment feature at the end of the e-shopping process. There are numerous payment gateway providers that give secured, authentic payment processes via the eCommerce application.
The below list shows some of the examples payment gateway providers for the WooCommerce store.
Stripe is one of the best choices that provides good payment services..
First, we will see why Stripe is the best to have this payment option regardless of WooCommerce. Then, we can see the combined advantages of having Stripe in WooCommerce.
Stripe is one of the most widely used payment gateway providers. It is a worldwide popular solution for card payments. It has several advantages and they are,
Various plugins are there to integrate a Stripe payment gateway. Three of them are listed below.
The following sections describe these plugins and show how to use them to set up the Stripe payment.
Note: Before starting integration, get the Stripe API keys.
This is with the latest possible version and the highest number of active installations. Let’s see its features and advantages below.
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Download this plugin from the official website and unzip it into the WordPress plugin directory. Then, log in to WordPress admin and go to Plugins->Installed Plugins to activate the plugin.
This plugin helps to create a stripe payment in a shopping cart in 2 steps. Click plugin settings and follow the steps below.
Once done with the setup, the front-end shop displays the option to checkout with Stripe. The following screenshot shows the Stripe (card only) option on the WooCommerce place-order page.
It supports card payments, mobile payments, direct electronic payments like ACH and more.
It requires WordPress version 5.6 or higher. The key information on the plugin state is shown in the below table.
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Download plugin and set it up in the WordPress shop. Go to plugin settings to configure the Stripe keys and more directives.
The settings page contains many tabs to group the configurations. Let’s see some of the configurations of the plugin settings.
|API Settings||to choose test or live modes.
to set Stripe API keys and webhook settings.
|Advanced Settings||to switch-on installment-based payments.
to enable event-based tracking. Example: trigger refund on cancellation; put on hold when a dispute is raised.
to enable sending receipts by email.
|Credit / Debit Cards||to configure Stripe credit card element settings.|
Other than the above, the payments tab has configurations related to the different gateways like Apple Pay and all.
This plugin provides many settings to configure. For the first step configure the following settings to confirm that the Stripe payment has been integrated.
It places Stripe’s ‘Buy Now’ button in the UI. It allows purchasing goods or digital products or services. It embeds the Stripe payment element via shortcode.
It requires WordPress version 5.0 or higher and PHP version 5.6 or higher. It is the second recently updated plugin among the three we have taken for comparison.
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Download Accept Stripe Payments plugin from the WordPress official repository. Then activate this plugin and configure it to render the Stripe payment option in the WooCommerce front end.
It allows a WordPress website to sell products without WooCommerce. Follow the below steps to configure a preliminary level of Stripe payment settings.
This plugin has 4 settings tabs classified by having the configurations of Accept Stripe Payments feature.
This tab is used to configure the display element of price, custom fields, terms and more.
This plugin strongly recommends enabling captcha to prevent malicious attacks. It provides two types of captcha services.
Since, Stripe payment is a widely used solution, demonstrating payment integration may guide novice and expert developers.
In this article, we have seen three Stripe plugins to set up the payment gateway. The majority of them are WooCommerce plugins.
Also, we saw how to accept payments via a WordPress store without the WooCommerce plugin.
I hope, these choices help to enable the Stripe payment on your WooCommerce website. The wide scope of customization will help to create a unique Stripe element for WooCommerce.