How you process payments is one of the most important parts of any ecommerce site. After all, getting paid is essential to the e-commerce model.
However, e-commerce payment processing goes far beyond the revenue received and can have a wide range of impacts on other areas of your website, including user experience, site security, and overall site ownership and control. .
Given this critical role, it’s important to ensure your site benefits from a trusted end-to-end payment platform when building or updating your ecommerce experience.
The good news is that it’s not difficult. In fact, WP Engine makes it easier than ever. Ecommerce hosting is now stripe connect.
part of stripe In addition to its portfolio of products, Stripe Connect offers the same world-class payment gateway that Stripe is known for, but optimized for larger and broader transactions between users on a single platform. It has been.
Stripe Connect is easy to set up and configure, not only provides greater security for your WooCommerce transactions, but it also gives you greater ownership of your transactions and data.
Want to learn more? Read on or check out the video below to find out.
- Why WP Engine’s Stripe Connect integration is a better option than other WordPress Stripe integrations.
- How to connect to an existing Stripe account in less than a minute using a streamlined developer or seller workflow without sharing keys or account login credentials.
Benefits of WP Engine’s Stripe integration
You already know how important a payment processing platform is to your ecommerce site, but why should you choose WP Engine’s Stripe Connect integration when setting up payments?
First of all, it’s faster and easier than most alternatives. Our Stripe Connect integration is included in the process of building and managing your WooCommerce store, so you don’t have to look for or pay for add-ons. Preconfigured to work.
Second, it’s safer. Our deep integration of our e-commerce solutions with payment providers eliminates the need for merchants to copy and paste security keys or provide login credentials to developers and maintainers, ultimately helping merchants and agencies protect both.
Instead, the key is passed securely between Stripe and your website, without anyone needing to see or paste it.
moreover, OAuth authentication Ensures enhanced security. Any changes made to payment settings will be tracked and notified to the developer.
In addition, sites on WP Engine’s platform securely process millions of dollars in transactions every day, so Stripe’s best-in-class security features protect billions in global e-commerce activity. Enhanced with unique platform security.
Third, the Stripe Connect integration streamlines your workflow. Whether you’re connecting an existing Stripe account or creating a new merchant account, built-in workflows handle all communication between merchants and developers.
Last but not least, the Stripe Connect integration also provides unified control. Developers can also regenerate keys and access sandbox or test mode from within the portal.
By moving these controls to the portal, developers can maintain access to the tools they need and have an extra layer of security to protect user or client Stripe credentials.
And when combined with the performance upgrades built into WP Engine’s ecommerce hosting, such as live carts, instant search, and Evercache, the Stripe Connect integration completes the seamless user experience your customers can expect throughout the purchase process. increase. , ultimately reducing cart abandonment and increasing store conversions.
As a bonus, the Stripe Connect integration is easy to set up. Check out how to do that in the next section.
How to use WP Engine’s Stripe integration
The Stripe Connect integration is turned on by default whenever you create a new store with the WP Engine eCommerce plan.
[サイトの概要]from the page[管理]agree to the terms, then on the next screen select[Stripe アカウントの設定]Click the button.
Here you can choose to:
- Create a new Stripe account: This is for merchants or developers who want to set up new accounts for their clients.
- Invite clients to create accounts: Click this option to facilitate new account setup through email invitations, which will automatically connect to new Stripe accounts once set up by merchants.
- Connect client’s existing Stripe account: This option connects the merchant’s existing account without sharing login credentials.
This tutorial uses the option to connect an existing client account.
To do this, enter the client’s email address and click[クライアントを招待]Click. Clients or merchants will receive an email inviting them to set up or connect their accounts.
select an account[接続]Clicking will automatically connect your account and notify the developer or agency that your site is now connected.
with this,[管理]Click to switch the test mode or[詳細]You can also use the button to regenerate the key. In the near future, we will provide additional controls for managing other payment processing tools such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.
It’s that easy!
Launch your online store faster with WooCommerce’s secure global payments powered by WP Engine eCommerce, an end-to-end commerce solution for WordPress.