eWAY is based in Australia, and provides secure payment processing services to merchants throughout Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. Their latest Rapid 3.1 API enables real-time fraud protection.
Step 1: Get Your eWAY Credentials
Sign up for an eWAY merchant account, and get your credentials.
Step 2: Enable eWAY
Log in to the Admin of your store. On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores. Then under Settings, choose Configure.
In the panel on the left under Sales, choose Payment Methods.
Expand the eWAY section. Then, do the following:
Set Enabled to “Yes.”
Set Connection Type to one of the following:
Direct connection Completes the transaction without leaving your website. Responsive shared page Redirects to a page for your store that is hosted on the eWAY server to complete the transaction.
Enter a Title to identify eWAY as a payment option during checkout.
Step 3: Enter Your eWAY Credentials
To run test transactions in a test environment, set Sandbox Mode to “Yes.” To learn more, see: Sandbox/Testing on the eWAY website.
When you are ready to go live with eWAY, set Sandbox Mode to “No.”
Follow the instructions on the eWAY website to set up your Live API key and password. Then, enter the following:
- Live API Key
- Live API Password
- Live Client-side Encryption Key
Follow the instructions on the eWAY website to set up your sandbox credentials. Then, enter the following:
- Sandbox API Key
- Sandbox API Password
- Sandbox Client-side Encryption Key
Step 4: Configure Payments
Set Payment Action to one of the following
Authorize Only Approves the purchase and puts a hold on the funds. The amount is not withdrawn from the customer’s bank account until the sale is “captured” by the merchant. Authorize and Capture The amount of the purchase is authorized and immediately withdrawn from the customer’s account.
To save a record of communications between your store and the eWAY system in a log file, set Debug to “Yes.”
In accordance with PCI Data Security Standards, credit card information is not recorded in the log file.
In the Credit Card Types box, hold down the Ctrl key and select each credit card that is accepted as payment in your store.
Set Payment from Applicable Countries to one of the following:
- All Allowed Countries
- Specific Countries
For Payment from Specific Countries, hold down the Ctrl key and select each country from which you accept payment.
In the Sort Order field, enter a number to determine the order in which eWAY appears when listed with other payment methods during checkout.
When complete, tap Save Config.