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Connecting Flutterwave as a payment method

Flutterwave provides multiple Software Development Kits (SDKs) and plugins, and businesses can use Flutterwave payments APIs to build customizable payment applications. In addition, the company's collaboration with PayPal allows users worldwide to make purchases from African merchants using the service.

Important: Payment methods are available on websites with paid and Trial subscriptions.

Connecting Flutterwave to an online store

If you already have a Flutterwave account, log in by following this link.
If you do not have an account, register using this link.

Important: During the first registration, your account will automatically be in test mode, so be sure to complete the registration process to gain access to your business account.

After you register a business account, log in to it. Then go to the Settings section on the left and move to the API keys subsection. You will see your credentials there:

Copy your Secret key here.

In your website settings on Weblium, go to the Your Store section, then to the Payment methods subsection, and click on the Add button next to Flutterwave:

Paste Secret key ① into the appropriate field:

To the Success redirect URL ② and Failure redirect URL ③ fields, you can add links to your custom success and failure pages you had created.

Important: You should paste the links that start from https://.
Tip: To know how to add pages, check this guide. You can also learn how to customize a "Thank you" page in this article.

After all the fields are filled in correctly, save the changes:

Tip: You can find out more about setting up the integration in technical documentation from Flutterwave. In addition, feel free to submit a request to their support team for additional assistance if needed.

Publish your site for the changes to take effect.

Deactivating a payment method

If necessary, you can hide the payment system without deleting it.
For that, return to the Payment methods section, and in the Connected payment methods subsection, turn the switch off:

Connecting Flutterwave to work in test mode

You can connect Flutterwave in test mode to check the payment method's operation without using your bank card.

Log in to your account via this link.

Tip: More information about the test mode can be found in the documentation from Flutterwave.

You can find your Test Secret key in the same way as specified in the previous section of this article.

Go back to Weblium, activate the Test mode, and paste the key to the corresponding field :

Important: The non-test mode fields marked with an asterisk below must also be filled in. You can enter the same sandbox credentials there if you have not entered data for real payments.

Save changes and publish your website.

After setting up the test mode correctly, you will see a payment page similar to this:

Updated on: 06/04/2024

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