Have you ever considered setting up Apple Pay on your WooCommerce store? If not, it’s time. As the number of eCommerce customers has grown in recent years, it would be wise to strive to provide the best shopping experience for your customers.
Setting up Apple Pay on your WooCommerce store can be really convenient for your customers, so they don’t have to manually fill in the payment and billing details each time they place an order. In this article, we will show you how to set up Apple Pay on WooCommerce.
Register Domain to Stripe
We will be using the Stripe payment processing service to set up Apple Pay on WooCommerce. Before we begin the setup, we have to register our domain to the Stripe dashboard for enabling Apple Pay.
To register domains to stripe dashboard for Apple Pay:
- Download the domain association file and host it at /.well-known/apple-developer-merchantid-domain-association on your site.
For example, if you’re registering https://eshoppe.com, make that file available at https://eshoppe.com/.well-known/apple-developer-merchantid-domain-association.
- No go to the Apple Pay tab in the account settings of your stripe dashboard and add your domain. Registration is required for all domains, regardless of whether they are in production or testing.
- Test the configuration on a compatible device using an Apple Wallet payment method.
Now that you have registered your domain on the Stripe dashboard let’s set up Apple Pay on your WooCommerce store.
Set up Apple Pay on your devices
To set up Apple Pay on your devices, make sure your country/region supports Apple pay.
You must first add your card to your eligible device in order to use Apple Pay on it. Apple Pay can be used on multiple devices, but you must add your card to each one. With Apple Watch Series 3, iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, you can add up to 12 cards. In earlier models, you can add up to 8 cards.
With Apple Pay on your iPhone or Apple Watch, you can use your card on some Mac models using Safari on the web.
Adding credit/debit cards to iPhone
Open the Wallet app on your iPhone, and click on the + icon.
Choose Debit or Credit card from the menu and click Continue.
Scan your card to automatically add your card details. You can also choose to enter card details manually and proceed with verification.
Depending on your bank or card issuer, you may be asked to provide more information. Your verification code will be sent to you via email, text, or phone call depending on your verification method. Once you have the information, finish the verification process and there you go.
To know more about adding cards to other eligible apple devices like the Apple Watch, Mac, and iPad, read here.
Set up Apple Pay on WooCommerce
Follow the steps below to set up Apple pay on your WooCommerce store.
Step 1: Plugin Installation
Open your WordPress dashboard and navigate to Plugins > Add New.
Search for ‘Stripe Payment Plugin for WooCommerce’ by WebToffee.
Install and activate the plugin.
Step 2: Stripe configuration
Now go to WebTofee Stripe > General settings.
Choose Live mode as the transaction mode and add the publishable key and secret key.
Click on Save changes to proceed.
Step 3: Setting up Apple Pay
Go to the Apple Pay tab under WebTofee Stripe menu.
Enable the Apple Pay checkbox.
Select where you want to show the Apple Pay button.
Provide a separator and a description for Apple Pay button.
Click on Save changes to complete the setup,
Step 4: Previewing the Apple Pay button
To view Apple Pay on your WooCommerce store site you must use HTTPS and a supported browser such as Safari on running macOS Sierra or later and Mobile Safari on iOS 10.1 or later.
The use of digital checkout methods can increase conversions and provide a more convenient shopping experience. Additionally, customers may also find Apple Pay to be a more trustworthy method of payment, so they will be more likely to complete their purchase if it is available in your WooCommerce store.
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