Jenga Payment Gateway Woocommerce Plugin helps WordPress merchants to integrate easily into their checkout platform.
The plugin allows merchants to accept cards (Master Card, Amex and Visa Card), mobile money (Equitel, Airtel, Mpesa) and bank account payments from their customers conveniently.
In this article, we will look at how easy it is to install and set up the Jenga Payment Gateway WooCommerce plugin to start receiving payments from your customers.
Step 1: Sign Up for a test account in Jenga HQ Portal.
Jenga HQ portal will allow you to generate keys and credentials needed to configure the plugin settings in order for it to work.
Once you sign up, you will receive an email with your login credentials and a link to the test portal.
Step 2: Generate keys and credentials needed to set up the plugin
Generating API Keys on Jenga
To generate API keys:
- Log in to v3.jengahq.io/
- Navigate to Settings
- Click on API Keys
Generate new keys from which a set of API key credentials will be derived i.e The API keys, the consumer secret (password) and merchant code (which is a constant value).
Below the key generation modules, is a public key module hit on it so as to input your public key without headers and footer blocks.
Note: The access token expires within 15 minutes. You'll be acquired to generate again.
N/B: View Keys - used to view current keys and credentials
Generate New Keys - used to generate a new set of Keys and credentials.
Step 3: Install Jenga Payment Gateway woocommerce plugins.
- Download the Jenga Payment Gateway Woocommerce plugin from: https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-jenga-payment-gateway/
- Log in to your WordPress dashboard and upload the plugin you have just downloaded
- Install and activate the plugin
Once the plugin is activated, it will add a menu item on the left Admin menu area (Jenga PGW).
This Menu Item contains three submenu items namely;
- Jenga PGW - This submenu contains general information about the plugin and important information and links about getting started and going live.
- Transactions menu - This shows a list of payment transactions and enables you to filter a payment transaction by the order reference number.
- Settings menu - It takes you to the Woocommerce payment settings where you need to fill the page with your specific settings as obtained in Jenga HQ Portal.
Ensure to check Enable/Disable to allow you to use this plugin as a payment option under Woocommerce payments.
Sandbox is the default environment dropdown option which will enable you to test the plugin using test credentials.
If you have followed these steps correctly up-to-the last step, your customers will now be able to see Jenga Payment Gateway as a payment option during the checkout process.
Confirm if this is the case check Woocommerce payment methods, this now should be enabled.
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