Best payment gateway for direct credit card payments on Woocommerce?


Premium Member
Nov 23, 2012
Hi everyone,

I am currently operating an e-commerce website using the WooCommerce plugin on WordPress and am in search of an optimal payment gateway solution. My goal is to provide my customers with a seamless and secure checkout experience where they can directly enter their credit card information and complete their purchases. I'm looking for a payment gateway that integrates effortlessly with WooCommerce, offers robust security features, and maintains a user-friendly interface for both my clients and myself.
Could anyone recommend the best payment gateway for a WooCommerce WordPress site that meets these criteria?

I'm particularly interested in a solution known for its reliability, competitive transaction fees, and strong customer support. If there are any additional benefits or considerations, such as multi-currency support or fraud protection services.

I would be very interested in learning about those as well. Your experiences and advice will be greatly valued in helping me enhance my e-commerce operations.


Staff member
Jun 14, 2013
The default for Woocommerce is Stripe already. Is that one not working for you?

They are good for most product sales except virtual services, but they should fit your needs perfectly.


Active member
Mar 11, 2014
For your WooCommerce site, I'd highly recommend checking out Stripe and PayPal. Both are super popular, integrate smoothly with WooCommerce, and they're known for their security and ease of use.

Stripe is fantastic for directly accepting credit card payments on your site. It's user-friendly, both for you and your customers, and comes packed with features like multi-currency support, which is great if you're looking to sell globally. Stripe's security is top-notch, with advanced fraud protection, and their fees are pretty competitive. Plus, setting it up on WooCommerce is a breeze.

PayPal is another solid choice, especially if you want the credibility that comes with a well-known payment processor. Customers trust PayPal, and it offers them the flexibility to pay with their PayPal balance or credit card without needing a PayPal account. It also integrates easily with WooCommerce and supports multiple currencies. PayPal's buyer protection is a nice bonus, adding an extra layer of security for your customers.

Both have their pros and cons, but they're reliable, have reasonable transaction fees, and offer strong customer support. You might also want to consider offering both options to give your customers more choice at checkout.

Don't forget to look into their transaction fees and any additional charges like chargebacks or international payments, as these can vary.

Good luck with your e-commerce venture!

New member
Mar 3, 2024
For a seamless and secure checkout experience on your WooCommerce WordPress site, I recommend Stripe as a payment gateway. It integrates smoothly with WooCommerce, offers robust security features like SSL encryption, and provides a user-friendly interface for both you and your customers. Also less error

Stripe is known for its reliability, competitive transaction fees, and excellent customer support. It supports multi-currency transactions, which can be beneficial if you have an international customer base. Additionally, Stripe offers advanced fraud protection services to safeguard your transactions.

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