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DataCash Payment Gateway

DataCash is a credit card processor that allows you accept credit card payments on your WooCommerce site.

Requirements ↑ Back to top

  • An SSL certificate – see SSL and HTTPS for free and low-cost options
  • A DataCash account – sign up for a new gateway account or sign into your existing one at datacash.com

Installation ↑ Back to top

  1. Download the .zip file from your WooCommerce account.
  2. Go to: WordPress Admin > Plugins > Add New and Upload Plugin with the file you downloaded with Choose File.
  3. Install Now and Activate the extension.

More information at: Installing and Managing Plugins.

Setup and Configuration ↑ Back to top

  1. Go to: WooCommerce > Settings > Payments.
    Note: ‘Payments’ formerly called ‘Checkout’ prior to WooCommerce 3.4.
  2. Select DataCash. This takes you to the Settings screen.
  3. Configure your settings:
    • Enable/Disable
    • Enable/Disable – Enable to use. Disable to turn off.
    • Title – Choose the title shown to customers during checkout
    • Description – Add info shown to customers if they use DataCash, e.g., Types of cards you accept
    • DataCash Vtid – Number provided by DataCash
    • Password – Supplied by DataCash for accessing their site
    • URL Endpoint – Select Test for testing transactions. Select Production for live transactions.
    • Transaction Mode – Authorize Only to verify funds are available; you must manually capture. Authorize and Capture to obtain authorization and capture payment (recommended).
    • Enable Debugging  and enter an address for Debugging Email if troubleshooting your site/store. Otherwise, leave disabled.
  4. Save changes.

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