Shopify

This page describes how to install and configure Zapper as a payment provider for the Shopify eCommerce platform.

Overview

The Zapper payment provider for Shopify facilitates easy payments by providing customers with an interactive dynamic QR code at checkout, allowing them to use the Zapper app to scan and pay for their order. Real time payment updates are pushed to the merchants store. Learn more about the payments flow here.

Pre-requisites

  1. The merchant must be registered as a Zapper Merchant to use the Zapper plugin in production.

  2. The merchant must have their Zapper Merchant ID and Site ID and POS token (can be retrieved at the Zapper Merchant Portal).

Installation

The Zapper payment provider for Shopify is available via this link: https://www.shopify.com/login?redirect=authorize_gateway%2F1030428

After clicking this link, you will be required to log into your Shopify store to install the Zapper payment provider.

Zapper Payment Gateway Installation

Configuration

Once installed, configure the Zapper payment provider as follows:

  1. Go to Settings > Payments

  2. Under "Alternative payment methods", click the "Edit" button next to "Zapper is active":

If Zapper is not listed as active, it may need to be activated by clicking on "Choose alternative payment" and then selecting Zapper.

Configuring the plugin

Configure the Zapper plugin as follows:

  1. Enter your Zapper Shopify ID in the format: {merchant_id}-{site_id}, e.g. 1234-5678

  2. Enter your unique POS Token

  3. Save updates by clicking the Save or Activate Zapper button.

The Merchant ID, Site ID and POS token may be retrieved from the Zapper Merchant Portal

Zapper Payment Provider Configuration

Do not use the ID's in this example. Retrieve your ID's from the Zapper Merchant Portal

Make sure to leave the Use test mode option unchecked

Checkout and Payments

This section describes the user experience when checking out and making a payment using the Zapper payment method.

Checkout

Checkout page may differ slightly based on the Shopify theme.

On Checkout the user will be provided with Zapper as a payment provider option. The following image is a snippet of the payment options on the Shopify checkout page:

Zapper Payment Provider on Shopify Checkout

Payments

The payment process is as follows:

  1. When a user selects the Zapper payment option and proceeds to complete the order, the user will be redirected to the Zapper payment gateway.

  2. The user will use the mobile app to scan the QR Code on screen and pay.

  3. On successful payment, the user will see a tick and then be redirected back to the store's default payment confirmation page.

Zapper Payment Gateway Page
Zapper Payment Gateway Page - Successful Payment

The order on the merchants store will automatically, be updated with payment complete.

Snippet of Shopify Order Confirmation Page