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Stripe Setup

A step-by-step guide detailing how to setup the Stripe Payment Gateway for your free online store from within your Freewebstore Control Panel.
Stripe is a fantastic payment gateway that also allows your customers to pay using different gateways such as Afterpay, Alipay, Apple Pay, Bancontact, Boleto, Cartes Bancaires, Clearpay, EPS, Giropay, Google Pay, GrabPay, iDeal, JCB, Klarna, Konbini, Oxxo, PayNow, Przelewy24, SEPA Direct Debit, FPX, Sofoty, and WeChat Pay.

How do I set up the Stripe Payment Gateway?

  1. 1.
    Login to your Freewebstore Control Panel.
  2. 2.
    Go to Orders > Payment Gateways.
  3. 3.
    Click Setup next to the Stripe icon.
  4. 4.
    Enter your email address into the email text input.
  5. 5.
    Click Connect and you'll be redirected to Stripe to link your Stripe account(or create a new one) to Freewebstore.
  6. 6.
    Once connected, you will be redirected back to the Stripe page in your control panel.
  7. 7.
    Set Stripe Checkout to Active.
  8. 8.
    Set Stripe Checkout Test Mode to Live Mode.
  9. 9.
    Click Save and you are all set up to start taking payments through this gateway.
If you have PayPal Advanced Card Payments enabled as well as your Stripe account, your checkout will automatically default to your PayPal method.
If you wish to use Stripe for the card payments in your checkout, make sure you disable your Advanced Card Payments in the PayPal section.
Note: You can still use PayPal Wallet alongside Stripe.

How do I change the Stripe account attached to my Stripe Payment Gateway?

  1. 1.
    Login to your Freewebstore Control Panel.
  2. 2.
    Go to Orders > Payment Gateways.
  3. 3.
    Click Setup next to the Stripe icon.
  4. 4.
    Click the red Revoke button, and a pop-up will appear.
  5. 5.
    Click Confirm Revoke.
  6. 6.
    Once confirmed, follow the instructions above to set up a new account for your Stripe payment gateway.

How do I enable Stripes additional gateways such as Klarna, Apple Pay, Google Play & more

  1. 1.
    Log into your Stripe Dashboard.
  2. 2.
    Go to: Settings.
  3. 3.
    Go to: Payment Methods.
  4. 4.
    Make sure Freewebstore is selected in the dropdown menu on the Payment Methods page.
  5. 5.
    You should now be able to see a list of all additional gateways.
  6. 6.
    Search for the gateway you wish to enable.
  7. 7.
    Click Turn On, Request, or Enable.
These should then automatically appear on your live checkout.