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How to connect your Online Shop with Payfast

  • Login to the backend of your website by going with your Shop Owner or Manager accountGo to: WooCommerce > Settings > Payments > Payfast.
  • Use the toggle under Enabled to select Payfast.
  • Select Set Up. You are taken to the Payfast settings:
  • Enable/Disable – check the box to enable Payfast as an option on the checkout page.
  • Title, Description – shown to customers at checkout (optional).
  • Payfast Sandbox – check the box if you are developing your website and not ready to accept payments and/or wish to test.
  • Merchant ID, Merchant Key, Passphrase – obtained from your Payfast account as outlined above.
  • Send Debug Emails, Who Receives Debug E-mails? – check the box and enter an address to receive emails for each transaction (optional)
  • Enable Logging – when checked, creates a log under WooCommerce > Status > Logs to record transaction event information, which is useful for troubleshooting.
  • Save changes.
  • The Payfast extension uses the Merchant ID and Merchant Key fields to send cart information to your Payfast account.
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