Online Payments Are Changing: What You Need to Know About Strong Customer Authentication (SCA)

Note: Please refer to the SCA Compliance for PMPro updates article for up to date information about compatibility and beta release information. This article will be updated as the SCA deadline for EU approaches and we have new information to share.

If you accept payments online or develop web apps that do, you may have noticed some new acronyms like “SCA”, “PSD2”, and “3DS2.0” floating around. As the world of online payments continues to evolve, new regulations and new technologies to support these regulations, become necessary to understand and comply with. This article aims to clarify what is changing with how you accept payments online.

Paid Memberships Pro - Online Payments

Use WooCommerce to Sell Memberships with Your Payment Gateway of Choice

One of the biggest requests we receive from our members and users alike is “I would like to use [insert payment gateway name]. Do you have an integration for it and if not can you develop it for me?”

Setting up a Developer Account to Test Your Payment Gateway

Using Paid Memberships Pro in your selected payment gateway’s “testing/sandbox” mode allows you to test membership checkout without processing real payments. Sandbox mode requires unique credentials that vary based on the active payment gateway.

This post covers how to set up your test or sandbox account so that you can run tests on a membership checkout.

Offer Multiple Payment Methods to Increase Conversions

Appeal to the highest number of potential customers by offering credit card, PayPal and check/other payment methods at checkout.

This post covers our add ons that extend the checkout payment options and allow you to offer up to three unique payment methods.