Stripe payment method

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  1. HALTON

    HALTON Well-Known Member
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    As title says any one use stripe payment gateway on there website ?
     
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    Never heard of it - what is it?
     
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    I use it - and highly recommend it.

    The downside is that you need and SSL cert for your domain,so it costs £50ish a year depending on which one you go for - but the system works very smoothly.
     
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    HALTON Well-Known Member
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    Thanks nat how do I set it up to take card payments from customers .
    Isn't it like PayPal were you can add a pay now button and customer can add there customer number and payment amount ?
     
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    Stripe works a little differently - they don't offer any way to generate payment buttons - but instead rely on 3rd party addons.
    The way I use it on my website is using the WooCommerce system (Free) which handles the financials & then added to that I have the "Stripe Payment Gateway plugin" ($79 I think) which processes the transactions. There is another plugin you'd probably need which allows the user to set their payment amount:Name your price - WooThemes


     
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    Cheers nat thought it was a bit like PayPal
    Is there any other gateways like PayPal buttons as some customers may not like using PayPal ( not trust them) plus's any with lower fees than PayPal would be good.
    Only need for accepting cards online
    Cheers
     
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    I really like GoCardless - it puts you in control & really helps cashflow if you get all your slow payers to sign up...
     
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    Yes have go card less already and have izettle for on the spot card payments but wanted some sort of web payment
    Happy new year
     
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    Strip is a lot of hassle to setup - but I've tried a few & its the best one I've found personally - I use it on my own website.
     
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    #10 HALTON, Jan 1, 2016
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