PayFast Magento Plugin Updated

We’re happy to announce that the PayFast plugin for the Magento eCommerce Platform has been updated. The updated module is compatible with Magento v1.4, v1.5 and the latest: v1.6. Magento is a feature-rich eCommerce platform built on open source technology that provides online merchants with great flexibility over the look, content and feel of their […]

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mimoney and PayFast

We’re happy to announce that you can now process and purchase mimoney with PayFast. mimoney is a mobile payment method, supported by Standard Bank, which enables you to make online transactions without the need for a debit/credit card or even a bank account. mimoney has partnered with over 20 big stores (including TAKEALOT, Look & […]

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Instant EFT Payments Video

We made this little video to show just how fast our Instant EFT system really is. Customers can make online purchases on your site and pay with their South African bank account, which will get verified by us and saved into your PayFast account. Instantly. Bank clearance? Two days. This video? Two minutes. The actual […]

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CubeCart 5 Module Released

This post is somewhat after the fact, and I’m sure those interested have already seen the module on our site, but just in case, CubeCart 5 has been released and a PayFast payment module for the new version has also been provided free of charge on our site. (more…)

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Protect your business from online fraud pt. 2

As a digital merchant, protecting your online store from fraud is of the utmost importance. There are a number of fraudsters out there just dying to hoodwink you out of your hard-earned cash, and due to the “arm’s length” at which transactions take place, there is little to no recourse an online merchant has if […]

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Protect your business from online fraud pt. 1

As a digital merchant, protecting your online store from fraud is of the utmost importance. There are a number of fraudsters out there just dying to hoodwink you out of your hard-earned cash, and due to the “arms length” at which transactions take place, there is little to no recourse an online merchant has if […]

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Thawte SSL Extended Validation Certificate

PayFast recently acquired an SSL Extended Validation (EV) certificate, so we thought we would share this with you or possibly introduce you to this. SSL is Secure Sockets Layer is a security protocol that provides users with a secure channel between two machines connecting via the internet. What is a standard SSL certificate? With standard […]

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Engage with the World of Social Media Marketing

The Social Media World Forum Africa kicked off on the 1st of June 2011 held at the iconic CTICC. The SMWF provided talks, discussions and presentations by some of the leading thinkers and brands who have been ‘early-adopters’/ fore runners in the newly established social media industry. It also provided attendees with interactive discussions, close […]

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Service Interruption: 14 July 2011

Please be advised that PayFast may experience intermittent interruptions processing credit card payments on 14 July 2011, from 00:00 to 05:00. During this window, one of our suppliers will be performing maintenance on their network. The Instant EFT and Ukash payment methods will be unaffected by this interruption and the maintenance window is scheduled for a […]

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