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Stripe Setup – Connecting your Stripe Account

Assuming you’ve installed WP Simple Pay and activated your license, you’ll now need to connect to your Stripe account. If you don’t have an account, you can sign up for a free account at Stripe.com. See Stripe’s business information requirements.

In your WordPress admin, go to Simple Pay → Settings → Stripe → Account. Click the Connect with Stripe button to connect WP Simple Pay to your Stripe account.

You’ll be taken to Stripe.com where you’ll be prompted to either create a new Stripe account or log in to your existing one.

Once you complete this process, you’ll be taken back to your website’s Stripe Setup tab.

On the same tab is the Test mode toggle. We highly recommend staying in Test mode until you’ve completed setting up your payment forms. Read more about using Test mode.

Now it’s time to create your first payment form.

Read more about Stripe Connect.

Disconnecting from your Stripe Account

If you need to disconnect from Stripe for whatever reason (to connect to a different Stripe account perhaps), in your WordPress admin go to Simple Pay Pro → Settings → Stripe → Account.

Find Connection Status then click disconnect this account. You should see something very similar to this:

Once you have done that, you should once again see the Connect with Stripe button and are free to connect to another Stripe Account.

Updated on February 10, 2021

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