Category: Payments

Easy Digital Downloads 2.7 Review

Today we’re taking a look at a new version of Easy Digital Downloads to see what’s new in version 2.7. Version 2.6 add improvements to product and payments import / export processes, refunds via PayPal Standard, and an improved mobile...

/ February 15, 2017

Using PAAY to Reduce Payment Fraud and Shift Liability

Payment fraud affects eCommerce stores at far greater rates than physical stores, and the rate of eCommerce fraud is currently increasing each year. eCommerce payment fraud also represents a decent chunk of online revenue: Out of every $100 in turnover,...

/ August 17, 2016

Beginner’s Guide to eCommerce Payment Processing

One of the most complex areas of launching an eCommerce business is getting set up with payment processing services so that you can accept payments online. While merchants with existing brick-and-mortar businesses are familiar with some of the ins-and-outs of...

/ November 16, 2015
WooCommerce Subscriptions Review

WooCommerce Subscriptions Review: version 2.0

One of my favorite plugins got an update last week, so today I’ll be taking a look at the changes and what’s new. WooCommerce Subscriptions 2.0 came out last Monday, and it completely re-architects the plugin to improve support for...

/ October 14, 2015
Easy Digital Downloads Payment Gateways

Easy Digital Downloads Payment Gateways

Easy Digital Downloads offers tons of flexibility with regard to accepting payments in your digital goods store. There are over 70 payment processing options for sale to integrate your payment processor with Easy Digital Downloads. If you don’t already use...

/ September 15, 2014
PayPal comparison

PayPal Comparison: Which PayPal Service is for you?

PayPal is not my favorite processor – Stripe is. However, that doesn’t mean that excluding PayPal from your eCommerce site’s payment methods is the best choice for you. While PayPal may not always be the most merchant friendly payment processor...

/ September 8, 2014
Sell with WordPress | Shopp Plugin Review

Top 10 Shopp Payment Gateways

Most eCommerce plugins have a few payment gateway options built into the core plugin, and Shopp is no exception. By default, users can enable an “Offline” payment gateway, such as a Check gateway, 2Checkout, and PayPal Standard (a test gateway...

/ July 2, 2014
Which Authorize.net Version for WordPress eCommerce

Which Authorize.net Version Should I Use with WordPress?

We’re not surprised that we get asked about Authorize.net for WordPress eCommerce frequently, as it provides a lot of flexibility in processing options and integrates easily with many merchant accounts. However, there are several options and we get this question...

/ May 26, 2014
Ask Sell with WP | sellwithwp

Ask Sell with WP: Authorize vs Authorize and Capture

This week’s question comes from Joe: What’s the difference between authorizing a charge versus authorizing and capturing a charge with a payment processor or a gateway integration? Authorize vs. authorize and capture is a topic that many eCommerce merchants aren’t...

/ March 27, 2014
WooCommerce Payment Gateways

WooCommerce Payment Gateways Comparison

While WooCommerce has various payment options built into the core plugin, such as PayPal Standard, most stores will need another payment option for payment or credit card processing. If you’re not locked-in to a particular payment processor, you may want...

/ January 6, 2014
Sell with WordPress | eCommerce Platforms / Plugins for WordPress

Launching an eCommerce site

This is post 8 of 8 in the series “Launch an eCommerce Site” (Click to expand) We’ve had a theme for our articles over the past couple weeks. If you haven’t been keeping up with them, we’ve basically been covering a...

/ November 18, 2013
Sell with WordPress | Why Use Stripe for Payments

Why Everyone Should Use Stripe

This is post 5 of 8 in the series “Launch an eCommerce Site” (Click to expand) People will choose a payment gateway for a variety of reasons including transaction fees, ease of setup, cards/payment methods accepted, support, and of course “coolness”....

/ November 7, 2013