Weebly Payment Options for Online Store Cart Checkout
Weebly business plan helps users to create an online ecommerce store with all required features like digital downloads, coupons, inventory management, etc. One of the important aspects of selling goods online is to accept payments from the customers. Weebly allows the following four payment gateway options for users:
We will discuss all the four payment options in detail. Payment gateway needs to be enabled in Weebly site editor under “Store > Checkout” menu.
Stripe Payment Gateway
Stripe is one of the first payment gateways offered by Weebly for store owners to accept payment from online customers. It allows integrated checkout on your online store and all Weebly users can enable it including free plan users.
In order to use Stripe gateway you should have to create a Stripe account. All credit cards can be accepted immediately once enabled the payment gateway successfully on your Weebly site. You need to pay 2.9% plus 30¢ for each transaction as commission and the fund may reach your account after 7 days from the transaction.
Square Payment Gateway
Square is one of the payment gateways offered by Weebly for business plan users to accept payment from customers. It allows integrated checkout on your online store and allows to accept credit cards instantly.
Square is the payment gateway from Squareup.com and deducts 2.9% plus 30¢ for each transaction. Square offers integrated Point of Sale (POS) and shopping cart for a mobile site which helps store owners to collect payment easily from mobile devices.
Authorize.Net is also the payment gateways offered by Weebly only for business plan users. Authorize.Net allows integrated checkout on your online store and needs separate merchant account to be created outside Weebly.
Store owners needs to share 2.4% plus 30¢ for each transaction which is lower than the standard rate of 2.9%+30¢ for other users. In addition to commission on transactions, you also need to pay additional setup fee of $49 and a monthly gateway fee of $25.
PayPal is the most simple payment gateway offered for all Weebly users including free plan users. This option is not recommended for online stores since the customers will be redirected to PayPal site for checkout. Similar to other options, you need to have a separate PayPal account and pay the transaction fee of 2.9%+30¢ per transaction.
You can just click on the enable button and add PayPal email address to your Weebly site.
Comparison of Weebly Checkout Options
Below is the comparison of all four checkout options:
|Checkout||On your own site.||On your own site.||On your own site.||On PayPal site.|
|Additional Fee||30¢ per transaction||30¢ per transaction||30¢ per transaction||30¢ per transaction|
|Third Party Account||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Weebly Plan||All plans including free users.||Only for business plan users.||Only for business plan users.||All plans including free users.|