Configuring the Clover Payments for WooCommerce plugin

To configure the Clover Payments for WooCommerce plugin.

  1. Log in to your Wordpress Dashboard.
  2. From the left navigation menu, click WooCommerce > Plugin Settings > Payments. The Clover Payments page appears.
  3. From the Environment drop-down list, select the account you want to connect with WooCommerce:
  • Sandbox for your Clover sandbox developer account.
  • Production for your Clover production developer account.
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The following table describes the Clover Payments configuration fields:

FieldDescription
Enabled drop-down listIndicates if the Clover Payments Extension displays as an option for customers at checkout.
Values:
- Yes
- No
TitleTitle of the Clover payment that displays to customers at checkout.
Example: Payment by card (Clover)
Environment drop-down listEnvironment where the Clover Payments Extension is active.
Values:
- Production
- Sandbox
Merchant IDUnique merchant identifier (MID) ({mId}) created on the Clover sandbox or production environment, for every merchant business.
See Locating the merchant ID.
Public KeyToken required for the Clover Payments Extension to connect to your Clover sandbox or production developer account. This token or public key allows you to use the Clover payments extension in the selected environment.
See Setting up an API token.
Private KeyToken required for the Clover Payments Extension to connect to your Clover sandbox or production developer account. This token or private key allows you to use the Clover payments extension in the selected environment.
See Setting up an API token.
Payment action drop-down listIndicates how each payment transaction is handled based on the selected payment action.
Values:
- Authorize—Ensures that the customer’s card is in good standing and has sufficient funds to cover the purchase. An authorization transaction places a hold on the customer’s funds for the transaction amount, for settlement at a later date. You can use the WooCommerce built-in process to capture an authorization.
- Authorize and Capture—Ensures that authorization and capture occur simultaneously. Capture is the process of claiming authorized funds, that is, initiating the transfer of funds from the customer’s account to your merchant bank account.
Debug drop-down listEnables the debug mode for log analysis.
Values:
- Yes
- No
Note: Log messages are logged in wp-content/uploads/wc-logs/
Filename display example: clover_payments-2022-04-27-c9b05b315173749bc3cb266ad98dd4e0.log
  1. Click Save Changes. The active payment method option of Payment by card (Clover) displays on the Checkout page.
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