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How to Accept Digital Wallet Payments in WordPress



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Do you want to start accepting digital wallet payments on your WordPress site?

The usage of digital wallets continues to grow in popularity because they offer convenient and secure contactless payments. To stay competitive as an online business, you’ll need to offer your customers digital wallet options.

In this article, we’ll share how you can easily add digital wallets to your available payment method options.

Accepting Digital Wallet Payments in WordPress

The easiest way to accept digital wallet payments is to use a WordPress payments plugin that supports them.

WP Simple Pay is the #1 Stripe payments plugin for WordPress that lets you collect payments directly on your site without having to set up a shopping cart or implement a complicated eCommerce solution.

It lets you accept the most popular digital wallet payments, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, Microsoft Pay, Cash App Pay, Alipay, and GrabPay.

wp simple pay homepage

Some of WP Simple Pay’s additional features and benefits include:

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How to Accept Digital Wallet Payments

For the purpose of this tutorial, we’re going to create the following digital wallet payment form using WP Simple Pay.

digital wallet payments

Step 1: Download and Activate WP Simple Pay

To create a payment form for digital wallets, you’ll first need to download WP Simple Pay on your WordPress site and activate it.

First, head over to the pricing page and choose the best plan for your specific needs. If you need help with this step, see our WP Simple Pay review to learn more about the different options available.

Next, download the plugin from your WP Simple Pay account or your payment confirmation e-mail. Then, simply install it in WordPress.

For more details, see our detailed guide on how to install WP Simple Pay.

Once you’ve finished activating the plugin, you’ll be directed to the setup wizard. The setup wizard allows you to set up a Stripe account if you don’t already have one and connect it to your site without having to enter your API keys manually.

WP Simple Pay setup wizard

If you didn’t see the setup wizard, simply head over to WP Simple Pay » Settings » Advanced tab and click the Launch Setup Wizard button.

Step 2: Connect WordPress to Stripe  

To connect your WordPress site to Stripe, click Connect with Stripe.

WP Simple Pay connect with Stripe

Next up, enter the email address you use for your Stripe account and connect it with your site. If you don’t have a Stripe account, you can easily create one by entering your email address and completing registration.

WP Simple Pay Connect with Stripe

Upon completing this process, you’ll be shown a success page that says Setup Complete. Next, to create a payment form, click on the Create a Payment Form button.

setup complete

Step 3: Create a Digital Wallet Payment Form

You should have landed on the payment form templates library page. Go ahead and choose the basic Payment Form template.

stripe payment form template

From the General tab, enter the title and description of your form and choose On-site payment form for the form Type. This will ensure that your customers or donors can complete their payments without having to leave your site, reducing checkout abandonment.

digital wallet payments

Next, click on the Payment tab. Here is where you’ll need to enter the price amount and choose the digital wallet options you want to offer.

digital wallet payments

For Cash App Pay and Alipay digital wallets, you can simply check the boxes. If you want to offer Apple Pay / Google Pay / Microsoft Pay, be sure to click on the Configure icon for the Card method.

digital wallet payments

Then, check the box for Mobile Wallets.

digital wallet payments

Next, go ahead and click on the Form Fields tab. Here is where you can add, edit, and remove custom form fields to ensure that you collect the needed information from your customers or donors.

Feel free to schedule when your form starts and stops accepting payments from the Purchase Restrictions tab.

You can also create a personalized payment confirmation message and email using the Confirmation Page and Email Notifications Tabs.

Once you’ve finished, be sure to click on Save.

Step 4: Publish Your Digital Wallet Payment Form

Now that you’ve created your digital wallet payment form, it’s time to publish it on your site. Go ahead and click on the Publish button.

Then, to embed the form, go to the post or page you want your form on. Click on the + icon to add the WP Simple Pay block. Then choose the form you just created and click Publish or Update.  

add wp simple pay block to page

There you have it! We hope this article has helped you learn how to accept digital wallet payments on your WordPress site.

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