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Being able to accept payments online creates breeze-work out of running a business by allowing a computer to automate most of the process. Ideally, when managing your eCommerce store, you have three different options for accepting payment: accepting all major credit cards with Stripe, accepting credits cards and transfers transactions with PayPal, or cash on delivery (C.O.D.).
 
In this article, we will discuss the differences between these methods, as well as how you can add them to your store. 

Primary Payment Methods:

  • Stripe: A service that allows online stores to process major credit cards.
  • PayPal: Sends funds from a customer's account into your store's PayPal account, but can also let you accept credit card transactions.
  • Cash on delivery or C.O.D.: Allows customers to skip paying until you physically deliver a customer's product to them in person.

Additional Payment Methods and Availability:

Paypal - All Countries Supported
  • Aruban Florin
  • Australian Dollar
  • Brazilian Real
  • Canadian Dollar
  • Czech Koruna
  • Danish Kroner
  • Euro
  • Forint
  • Hong Kong Dollar
  • Indian Rupee
  • Japanese Yen
  • Malaysian Ringgit
  • Mexican Peso
  • New Israeli Sheqel
  • New Taiwan Dollar
  • New Zealand Dollar
  • Norwegian Krone
  • Philippine Peso
  • Polish Zloty (złoty)
  • Pound Sterling
  • Singapore Dollar
  • Swedish Krona
  • Swiss Franc
  • Thai Baht
  • US Dollar

Stripe - All currencies
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Mollie - Euros
  • Belgium
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands

PagSeguro - Brazilian Real
  • Brazil

PayUBiz - Indian rupee
  • India

Cash On Delivery - All Currencies Supported
  • All Countries Supported

To set up one of the payment providers:

  1. Begin within your store’s dashboard Home and select Settings from the left.
    Store Dashboard Home
  2. Next, scroll to the Payment Providers section towards the bottom.
    Payment Providers
  3. Select the Edit button to choose the payment provider you would like to activate.
  4. Click the Activate button next to the payment option you would like to enable.
    Click the activate button
  5.  Follow the prompts given to enter your personal information requested by each provider.
    Enter your personal information requested by each provider
  6. Once complete, you will then see the payment provider options change to show which are Enabled and Disabled.
    Payment Provider Options
  7. Once activated, you can manage payment options by clicking the Edit on your Payment Provider’s screen. Note: Once you sell your first product via PayPal, you will receive an email to set up your account through your new PayPal portal. For any issues withheld funds from PayPal after your first order, check out: PayPal Funds from Store Orders Being Held
    Edit PayPal
Once you've selected a payment provider, customers will be able to add products to their shopping cart and choose the option that you've chosen and check out just like they're used to when shopping online.