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?”

Some reasons why a valid credit card is rejected at membership checkout or membership renewal

We occasionally hear that a customer cannot complete checkout on their site using a valid credit card. The card is declined at checkout, or the card is declined when a recurring payment is processed. In some cases, the site owner can process the card directly through the virtual terminal, so its clear the card is valid. So why is the payment gateway rejecting the card?