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Integrate Payfast with Shopify

Shopify is a complete commerce platform that lets you start, grow, and manage a business.

Over one million merchants across the globe, including South Africa, are using Shopify to sell their products and services online. Shopify is ideal for anyone new to ecommerce or for merchants who want to get up and running fast.

Integrate your Shopify online store with Payfast and give buyers the option of paying with variety of payment methods.

Easy to set up your online store

Sign up for a free Payfast account.

Integrate by copying and pasting your Payfast merchant ID and key.

Start accepting payments on your Shopify store

Key Features

Shopify offers a 3-day free trial, after which there are affordable monthly packages to choose from. Shopify’s intuitive customisation tools allow you to get your online store up and running quickly so that you can start selling your products or services.

With Shopify, you will benefit from:

  • Local app integration: Access to applications tailored for South African businesses.
  • Themes or custom design: Choose from diverse themes or create a unique design that aligns with your brand.
  • Hosting & domain management: Hassle-free hosting solutions and easy domain management directly from your dashboard.
  • CMS Product Management: An efficient system for listing and categorising products.
  • Order Management: Streamline and monitor your orders, from placement to delivery.
  • Level 1 PCI compliant: Ensuring the highest level of transaction and data security for you and your customers.

How does Shopify work in South Africa

In the blossoming ecommerce landscape of South Africa, Shopify has emerged as a leading platform. It provides local merchants with the tools they need to launch and manage an online store, process payments, and scale their business. With the option to integrate with Payfast, merchants can cater to the preferred payment methods of South African consumers, enhancing user experience and trust.

Shopify integration

Visit our knowledge base for comprehensive instructions on how to integrate Payfast with Shopify.

Plugin details

Latest update: Ongoing updates
Supported by: Payfast

Benefits of Using Payfast with Shopify

South Africa’s Leading Payment Processor

Payfast’s credibility in South Africa is unmatched. Its commitment to secure, fast, and reliable transactions makes it the preferred choice for many merchants.

Give Your Customers More Ways to Pay

Payfast supports a wide array of payment methods including Instant EFT, credit cards, Mobicred, Masterpass, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.

Seamless Customer Experience

The integration ensures a smooth and unified checkout process, which can lead to increased trust and lower cart abandonment rates.

No Hidden Fees

Merchants appreciate Payfast’s transparent fee structure. With no setup or monthly fees, you only pay for successful transactions.

FAQs about Payfast integration for Shopify in South Africa

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