Applies to Version(s): 3.9.x  Series

Complexity Level: Easy

Estimated Time for Completion: 5 minutes 


Payment Methods are one of the cornerstones of having a functioning eCommerce site. Next to products and Front-end, payment methods are the third thing required to allow you to transact. This article gives you the basics about where and how to get started with setting up payment methods.

Note: This will also work for older versions of the cart, but the look of the cart will definitely be different. If you have questions, you can call Support for assistance.

How to Set up Payment Methods

  1. In your control panel, go to Settings > Payments & taxes > Payment Methods.
  2. Under Third-Party Payment Providers, select a payment method from the drop-down menu, then click Setup. You will need your account details to activate a payment method
  3. At the bottom of the list, there's also an option to add Custom Payment. This option can be used for a test payment option or non-live transaction types like Money Order or In-Store Pick-Up.

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Note: After enabling payment methods, you can disable them by clicking the checkbox. You can also click Edit to add additional information, credentials, payment options, etc.

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