Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up Stripe payments with an extension, part of WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads.
Easy Digital Downloads comes with a PayPal payment gateway out of the box, but…you can add on additional payment gateways by adding extensions to the plugin.…One such additional gateway that's gaining popularity is one called Stripe.…Stripe is a solution created by developers for developers to create a more…streamlined payment process for people who are taking payments through credit cards.…Just like PayPal, it costs a bit of money to use it. As you can see here, the…pricing is 2.9% + 30 cents per successful charge, which is marginally more than…what PayPal charges, by a very small margin.…
What you get with Stripe that you don't have with PayPal is that the payment…actually happens on your site. You never leave the site; you just get this nice…little box that shows up and people can make the payment directly.…On the other hand, if you're using Stripe, you must have an SSL certificate on…your site; otherwise, this transaction will not be secure.…So while Stripe might cost almost the same as PayPal, to ensure a secure…
Want to learn more about ecommerce with WordPress before jumping in? Check out the first course in this series where Morten explores other WordPress solutions, WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts.
- What is Easy Digital Downloads?
- Installing Easy Digital Downloads
- Setting up your store
- Configuring payment options
- Adding product data
- Testing the customer experience
- Receiving and managing orders
- Creating reports and discount codes