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New Shopify Integration- Installation Steps

Our new integration for Shopify is now available for all merchants. The new integration is more secure and follows Shopify’s new integration requirements. The checkout process for buyers is the same and nothing changes for either party. The old integration may still be used but Shopify doesn’t allow any updates any more. The update is quick and easy […]

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Starting an eCommerce business in South Africa – Part 2: Payments

In this part we’re going to focus on the various payment methods, things to consider when choosing your payment gateway, integration with your chosen shopping cart system, payment restrictions, security and the payment landscape. What we aren’t going to focus on here are the numerous payment gateways out there and nit-pick between all of them. […]

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Introducing easy eCommerce with Webafrica

At PayFast we strive to encourage and be part of eCommerce growth within South Africa and it is always a great advantage when we can partner with local companies who share the same vision to help accomplish that. One of the key factors in achieving this is by simplifying the entire setup process to enable […]

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We’ve Teamed Up With Quicket!

  We’re proud to announce that we have partnered with Quicket to make receiving payment for your ticketing events even easier than before! Quicket is a ticketing system that allows you to host and sell tickets for your event without having to create a website. By using PayFast as your payment gateway with Quicket you […]

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Ecwid has now integrated with PayFast

Ecwid is a FREE shopping cart solution which allows you to set up shop anywhere and seamlessly integrates into an existing website within minutes.  You are able to sell on any device and on the move with Ecwid such as websites, mobile phones, social media sites and market places (eg. Google Shopping, Yahoo and Shopping.com). There […]

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Sell Event Tickets with CampTix

Are you planning on hosting an event and looking for a cheap (ahem, free) solution? Consider CampTix. It is easy to use, easy to implement and has some great features: Discount coupon codes Mass email attendees Export of attendee data Revenue reports The CampTix plugin was first created and used for WordCamp San Francisco 2012 […]

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Shopping cart spotlight: Shopstar

Cloud-hosted solutions take a lot of the complications (and admittedly, features) out of the picture when setting up your online shop. Shopstar is a very solid contender for those with a limited amount of products, a limited budget and limited design/technical skills (the latter optional). They have some interesting add-ons, such as point-of-sale, local shipping integration […]

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Web forms with 123ContactForm

Earlier this month we announced our free plugin to integrate with the powerful WordPress form builder Gravity Forms. Today we’re happy to mention another company that specialises in forms (and natively integrates with PayFast): 123ContactForm.   Web forms are incredibly useful for websites: they are useful when collecting email addresses when you are under development, they are […]

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Gravity Forms and PayFast

Gravity Forms is one of the best form plugins available for WordPress. It is simple to set up forms (simply drag and drop), it is stacked with features (for the more advanced user) and once a visitor has submitted the form, both you and the visitor can get a custom notification/email. There are some external […]

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