How do I activate the latest PayFast integration for Shopify?

How do I activate the latest PayFast integration for Shopify?

Our latest integration for Shopify is now available for all merchants. The integration is more secure and follows Shopify’s integration requirements. The checkout process for buyers is the same and nothing changes for either party. The old integration may still be used but Shopify doesn’t allow any updates anymore.

The update is quick and easy and won’t affect your store.

New PayFast Dashboard 

To activate the latest PayFast integration for Shopify, do the following:
  1. Log in to your Shopify account. 
  2. Deactivate PayFast by navigating to Settings > Payments.
  3. Click Deactivate.
  4. Confirm the PayFast deactivation.
  5. Once you’ve deactivated the old PayFast integration, select the latest PayFast integration under the Accept credit cards module in the Payments tab.
  6. Before you can activate the latest PayFast integration, re-enter your PayFast Merchant ID and Merchant Key. To find these, log in to your PayFast account and navigate to Account > Personal Information. Your Merchant ID and Key are on the top right-hand of the screen.
  7. Enter your Merchant ID and Key in the fields provided and click Activate. You’re now ready to accept payments with the latest PayFast integration for Shopify.

Legacy PayFast Dashboard

 To activate the latest PayFast integration for Shopify, do the following:

  1. Deactivate PayFast by navigating to Settings > Payments.
  2. Click Deactivate.
  3. Confirm the PayFast deactivation.
  4. Once you’ve deactivated the old PayFast integration, select the latest PayFast integration under the Accept credit cards module in the Payments tab.
  5. Before you can activate the latest PayFast integration, re-enter your PayFast Merchant ID and Merchant Key. These are located under Merchant Identifiers in the Settings tab of your PayFast account.
  6. Insert your Merchant ID and Key in the fields provided and click ActivateYou’re now ready to accept payments with the latest PayFast integration for Shopify.


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