WooCommerce Stripe Payment Gateway Plugin accept Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Alipay and Apple Pay payments directly on your website via Stripe payment gateway. Stripe payment gateway is really growing in popularity with WooCommerce stores. In this article we will take a look at the main features of Stripe that makes it so popular as a payment gateway.
Reason to Use Stripe plugin
Stripe Overview Page: You can do one click capture and refund.
Full and Partial Refunds: You can perform refunds from individual order from admin page as well as Stripe Overview page.
Currency Conversion: After enable of currency conversion, Customers will be able to convert the total amount to their preferred currency while checkout.
Email Receipt: After enabling this option, transaction receipt of a successful transaction will be sent to your customer by Stripe.
Shipping Flat Rates for Apple Pay: You will be able to enable shipping flat rates options with Apple Pay. Customer will pay charge while checking out using Apple Pay.
Customization Options: You can customize the logo, payment method name, description, button text and more.
Restrict Cards: You can choose the card types which you want to accept on your store. Restrict payments other from preferred card types.
Save Cards: Save customer’s card details to your Stripe account for further use.
Display Product Details on Stripe Dashboard: On the Stripe overview page/dashboard product name is also displayed along with the order number. Stripe will receive a meta value of product details for this.
WooCommerce Stripe allows your customers to make payments directly on your store via Stripe’s API. It is available in countries like United States, Canada, the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, etc. Here you can found the complete list supported by Stripe.
A PCI compliant checkout
WooCommerce Stripe Plugin supports the Hidden Authorization. The Hidden Authorization gives you the advantage that customers no longer have to leave your shop in order to enter their credit card data. No credit card data is saved by default. Requires only PCI DSS SAQ A-EP Certification. In addition to Hidden Authorization, it also support some other authorization methods that are fully PCI DSS compliant (Payment Page, Widget, Iframe, etc.).
Apple and Google Pay integration
WooCommerce Stripe plugin support Apple Pay, Google Pay and the Payment Request API to speed up checkout on desktop and mobile. Apple Pay helps customers to pay conveniently and safely using their Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch. Stripe enables friction less credit card payments and eliminates the need to manually type card or shipping details. The enhanced security details, with integrated Touch ID and a complex pass code architecture, makes it really efficient too.
Support 3D Secure
The Stripe WooCommerce Plugin supports all Credit cards including 3-D Secure (also known as Verified by Visa and Mastercard Secure). 3D Secure adds an additional layer for fraud protection and provides a liability for certain types of charge-backs. You can enable 3D Secure option in your WooCommerce settings. Read more about 3D Secure.
Support Local payment methods
WooCommerce stripe support local payment methods to reach customers everywhere. From your Stripe Dashboard you have to activate a payment method and update your WooCommerce Checkout settings to list the payment method on your checkout page.
Read more to discover and select the right payment methods for your customers.
Easy monitoring and reporting
By using Stripe Dashboard you can see, manage and action all your Stripe data and account balances. You can monitor everything from bank transfers to HTTP request logs and instantly search all of your data.
There is a built in Reporting features in Stripe and you can also use it. You can get Monthly report, Payout report and Transaction-level balance breakdown from this features.
Quick installation and setup
For Installation and set up you can read this article: How to Setup Stripe on WooCommerce