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Securely process card payments via web and mobile

Our payment gateway provides a fast and protected method to complete the checkout process through your WooCommerce store.

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Digital wallets

Accept VISA, MasterCard and Amex card payments, as well as Apple Pay & Google Pay.

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Ensure compliance

With our PSD2 certified, EMV 3DS integration you’ll stay SCA compliant and protect yourself from fraudulent transactions.

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Subscription model

Easily manage your WooCommerce recurring payments by setting schedules, set up fees, renewals and much more.

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Quick and easy set-up

Speedy onboarding and simple configuration. Installing Acquired’s extension can be done in 5 easy steps.

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Customised payments experience

Accept all major debit and credit cards with our fully customisable Hosted Payment Page, supported with real-time card validation and built-in error messaging to reduce friction at checkout for your customers. The payment page is also fully secure and PCI-DSS compliant allowing you to simplify your compliance requirements.

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Recurring payments made easy

WooCommerce Subscriptions plugin combined with Acquired’s PCI-DSS compliant tokenisation solution means it has never been easier to manage your recurring payments. Set WooCommerce recurring payment schedules, manage payments, set up fees, trial periods, renewals and much more.

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Managing your orders

Acquired provides a one-stop-shop for managing orders through their entire payment lifecycle. You can refund or cancel orders at the click of a button in your WooCommerce back-end.

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Why choose Acquired?

Make your payments experience simple and secure by installing the Acquired WooCommerce Extension.

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Multiple payment methods

Benefit from an optimised, fast and secure way to complete checkout through your online store - supporting Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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Manage and prevent fraud

Set and configure rules for the payment journey including country blocking, bank filtering & card blacklisting.

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Facilitating payments is a key part of any e-commerce business's strategy, but it can be incredibly complex. Particularly for businesses in the growth phase, having a payments platform that can scale alongside your organisation can relieve a huge number of pain points, while having access to a range of key payments data allows you to identify opportunities for growth and insight.

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How WooCommerce Helps Businesses Manage their Payments

WooCommerce is an incredibly popular e-commerce platform that allows businesses to manage inventory, track customer activity and purchases and relay payment information to customers and merchants, among many other different functions. WooCommerce is built in, and for, Wordpress sites, which make up almost a third of all the websites on the internet. As of 2021, there were 455 million WordPress sites online, and 62% of the top 100 fastest growing companies in the US used WordPress for their websites. WooCommerce is an incredibly popular option for ecommerce businesses, as it allows them flexibility, scalability and simplicity in how they run their day to day operations. At Acquired, we offer our clients a WooCommerce payment gateway plugin, to ensure that their WooCommerce site integrates perfectly with the Acquired platform.

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Choosing the Right Payment Gateway for Your Business

A payment gateway, like Acquired, is a third-party platform that uses certain technologies and processes to accept credit and debit card payments - either for in-person transactions or online. Different kinds of integrated payment gateways have different policies and features, so choosing the right option for your business is vital to take you to the next level. Acquired's payment solutions help to make the entire checkout process and checkout experience as simple as possible, and offer the most seamless shopping experience for your customers. By offering a WooCommerce payment gateway plugin as part of our payments platform, we're able to help support e-commerce businesses using WooCommerce. Our integrated payment gateway helps you take payments from customers, use a range of different payment options, including major credit card payments and major debit card payments (such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express), as well as digital wallets including Google Pay and Apple Pay, making it easier for your customer base to input their payment details online.

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Key features that make the Acquired gateway for payments so useful for WooCommerce merchants include:

  • Subscription payments and future payments can be taken regularly and simply, rather than requiring a direct debit or standing order to be set up.
  • Facilitating international payments for customers and merchants.
  • Simplifying the process of managing both partial refunds and full refunds for your business.
  • Built-in fraud protection and security features for your business.
  • Our real-time analytics portal, which has a massive impact on customer data, data visualisation and how businesses can use their data to create a better customer experience.
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The WooCommerce Payment Plugin

Acquired makes it simple to make and take payments using WooCommerce Payment plugins. All you need to do to set up WooCommerce payments that are integrated with Acquired is install the plugin on your site and you’re ready to go!

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WooCommerce Recurring Payments

For businesses that run using a subscription model or require recurring payments, ensuring those payments are taken seamlessly and on time, every time, is absolutely vital to regular operation and to customer satisfaction. Some online payment gateways and merchants don’t support recurring payments, meaning users have to regularly remember to make their purchases, or that merchants have to regularly request payments manually, The Acquired plugin for WooCommerce helps our clients to take subscriptions and recurring payments without any need for manual payments, either by the merchant or the customer!

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What is the best payment gateway for WooCommerce?

There are lots of different popular payment gateways for WooCommerce. Acquired’s simple WooCommerce integration, easy, efficient payment model, ease of repeated payments and exceptional data insights are just a few of the reasons our clients love working with us as their WooCommerce payment gateway. We also offer a highly personalised service and scalable model, so that when your business grows, we can grow with you.

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How do I add a custom payment gateway in WooCommerce?

Setting up a custom payment gateway for WooCommerce is incredibly simple, and only takes a few minutes. Developers can integrate WooCommerce with Acquired’s extension in just five simple steps. Of course, if you or your development team are struggling to integrate your Acquired portal and WooCommerce site, our team are on hand to help. We also have plenty of developer-friendly documentation for specific advice and solutions when it comes to the integration of your plugin.

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Does WooCommerce have a payment processor?

WooCommerce is an ecommerce platform, which means that it can be used to create online shopfronts and track inventory, customer activity and much more, helping ecommerce businesses make the right decisions and easily manage their website. However, WooCommerce isn’t a payment gateway like Acquired, so the ecommerce platform doesn’t have a payment processor.

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How long does WooCommerce take to payout?

WooCommerce Payments (WooCommerce's own payment gateway) portals take 1-2 business days to complete payments from account to account. However, this is different depending on the payment gateway you choose. With Acquired, you can see your payments and payment history in real-time, so you’re never left wondering when payment will come through.

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What payment methods does WooCommerce support?

As an open-source ecommerce platform, WooCommerce supports a range of payment methods and payment gateways. Using the Acquired extension, the businesses we work with can take payments using a range of different methods, including major credit & debit cards, and through mobile payment methods like Google Pay and Apple Pay.