Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to install and enable the HitPay plugin on WooCommerce for accepting in-person payments using a card reader.
Ideal setup for this plugin
- If you have an existing WooCommerce store and your customers wish to make in-person card payments.
- If you are using a POS plugin for your WooCommerce and want to integrate a card reader. Works well with plugins like wePOS and WooCommerce POS.
Before you can start using this plugin, ensure you have the following:
- Create a HitPay Account.
- Activate card payment methods.
- Order and set up your WisePOS-E wifi card reader.
Install HitPay WooCommerce Plugin
Search for HitPay in the keyword search field and install the plugin.
Configure Plugin Settings
WooCommerce > Settings > Payments > Manage next to the HitPay payment method.
Enter API Keys
Copy your API keys from your HitPay dashboard and paste them in the respective fields.
Connect Card Reader
Link the card reader to your WooCommerce plugin by copying the terminal ID from your HitPay dashboard and pasting it into your WooCommerce plugin.
Enable POS payments in your WooCommerce plugin settings.
Copy the terminal ID under
Point of Sale > Terminals from your hitpay dashboard.
Paste the terminal ID in the Terminal Reader ID section and click
Use the Card Reader for Checkout
Card Reader option will now appear in the payments section of your checkout page. Select this option and click
Place Order to complete the transaction.
Congratulations! Your setup is complete, and your WooCommerce store is now integrated with the card reader. Customers can enjoy a seamless checkout experience, and you can manage payments through your HitPay dashboard.