Tunbosun Ayinla is one Nigerian developer who is doing really useful stuff in pushing e-commerce on the local scene. He is the one who brought us the Voguepay Woocommerce Payment Gateway. Now, he is out with the Paga Woocommerce Payment gateway, available as a plugin for WordPress users.
Paga is a Nigerian online payment processor whose vision is to offer buyers and sellers a secure and easy-to-use means of transacting business online and allows site owners to receive payment for their goods and services on their website without any setup fee. Paga Woocommerce Payment Gateway allows you to accept payment on your Woocommerce store using Nigeria issued Visa Card, Mastercard, Verve Cards and Mypaga accounts.
Anyone running a WordPress-based website can integrate this. You will need:
- Woocomerce plugin
- a Paga merchant account
- Paga Woocommerce Payment Gateway plugin
Features of the plugin include:
- Accept payment via Visa Cards, Mastercards,Verve Cards and Paga accounts.
- Seamless integration into the WooCommerce checkout page.
- Add Naira currency symbol. To select it, go to go to WooCommerce -> Settings from the left hand menu, then click General from the top tab. From Currency select Naira, then click on Save Changes for your changes to be effected.
You can search for the plugin from inside your WordPress installation or download from here.
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