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Payment Gateway: Stripe


Can I use Stripe with Kartra?

Yes, you can Stripe can be integrated as a Payment Gateway. This allows your customers to pay you via Credit Card and other options within Stripe. You can use a Stripe account that is connected to another cart as long as that cart does not have limitations of only their connection.


What is Stripe?

Stripe is an industry leader for simplicity and security in payment gateways. You will need to have a Stripe account to integrate it with Kartra. You can join Stripe at http://Stripe.com, it's easy to apply for and use. 



Where do I add Stripe to Kartra?

In order to Integrate Stripe, you will want to click My Integrations (Marked #1 Below) on the sidebar. Then you should be taken to Integrations. If not click Integrations (Marked #2 Below) in the top menu.

To make things just a bit easier, go to the drop down box and choose "Payment" (Marked #3 Below) and this will display only the four payment gateway integrations. You will see a green checkmark next to any integrations you have already set up.

Kartra Payment Integrations


Each of the Payment Gateways has their own little box. You want to click the three dots (marked #1 Below) under the "Stripe" logo. This will pull up a black menu that will look similar to below. You want to press "New Integration" (Marked #2 Below).

Kartra Stripe Integration


What do I need to add Stripe to Kartra?

Now that you've pressed "New Integration" you'll see a popup like below.

Kartra Stripe Create


Getting Your Secret Key

Login to Stripe and go to API Keys. Or, go down the left side menu and click API keys (Marked #1 Below).

Click beside "Secret Key" on "Reveal test key token". This will reveal the secret key that you need to use within Kartra. Copy the key (Marked #2 Below).

Do not close your Stripe Tab. You will need it again in a moment.




Connect Stripe to Kartra

Choose Stripe from the Payment Gateway options.

Paste the Secret Key from Stripe via the above steps (Marked #1 Below).




A new window will open.

You will see "Success. Payment gateway created successfully! Must Do: Now, you must put the following URL into your merchant account's Instant Payment Notification configuration."

Now go back to Stripe. You should still be on API Keys.



Add Endpoint

If you are still on the API Keys, you can just click "Webhooks" (Marked #1 Below)

Click "Add Endpoint" (Marked #2 Below).

In "URL to be called" insert https://app.kartra.com/notifications/stripe (Marked #3 Below).

Click Add Endpoint (Marked #4 Below).

Now your Stripe Transactions should be communicated to Kartra!