How Checkout works for WooCommerce
With our official WooCommerce plugin, it's easy to start accepting payments with Vipps, VISA, or MasterCard through Checkout.
If you have a valid set of API keys, which means if you have a Vipps på nett or Checkout agreement, you can start using Checkout.
If you don't have an agreement with Vipps MobilePay, register on the merchant portal.
Don't know what API keys are? Here you can find more info on what they are, how they're used, and how to get them.
Vipps for WooCommerce plugin installation
To use Checkout in WooCommerce, you use our official plugin, which is kind of a program you install in you WooCommerce store.
The detailed installation process can be summarized as:
- Install the plugin using the WordPress built-in installer. The plugin can also be installed manually by uploading the plugin files to the
- Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' screen on WordPress.
- Go to the WooCommerce Settings page and choose Payment Gateways (Betalinger) and enable Vipps.
- Go the settings page for the Vipps plugin and enter your Vipps account keys. Your account keys are available in the merchant portal.
Checkout specific setup
Checkout replaces the default WooCommerce checkout window with a Vipps window, giving you better conversion and less hassle.
Features specific to Checkout are accessed in the Payments settings in the Admin panel.
To turn on Checkout, check the box at the top of the "Checkout" screen.
Improve your shipping selection
Standard WooCommerce shipping selection is not optimal, so we have integrated with the major Norwegian shipping providers to remove friction from this important step in the sales process. This list currently includes:
If you have agreements with one or more of these providers, you can add their API keys to Checkout. We can then present a tailored shipping selection window for your customers. For example, we can provide the improved shipping selection shown below.
Improved shipping selection with Posten
Standard shipping selection
How to guide
There are a few steps required to enable the improved shipping selection. For details, we have a technical how-to-guide.
We have made a simple video, showing how to enable PorterBuddy in Checkout, but the same principles apply for the other options.