A payment gateway is setup to facilitate credit card purchases on your website. It usually involves a plugin which needs to be setup and linked to your own unique merchant account. People will not interact with your website and pay for products online if they don’t see a valid payment gateway that they trust. We at The Web Shack integrate your payment gateway and link it to your relevant merchant account so any and all purchases will go directly to your business bank account.
We at The Web Shack recommend the PayFast payment gateway to our clients as it integrates well with our ecommerce software, however their are numerous types available in South Africa. Listed below are some of the more popular choices: