Posted Mar 26, 2014 by Matt Kuritsyn, Ecwid Team

Ecwid now supports PayU India payment gateway

Good news for Indian merchants! Ecwid now supports PayU India, a popular Indian payment gateway that accepts credit card and debit card payments, various netbanking options and other payment methods.

Accepting payments online in Ecwid

Payments are an essential part of any online store — your credibility and your customers’ loyalty depends on the convenience and security of the checkout process in your online shop. Straightforward and easy-to-use payment options make clients happy, resulting in higher conversion rates and ultimately more repeat customers.

Ecwid currently has over 450,000 registered stores around the world with different target markets and payment processing workflows. To provide the merchants and their customers from all countries with simple and powerful checkout, Ecwid supports more than 40 built-in payment options, making everything from wire transfers to credit cards payments possible. Our list of supported payment methods grows to set the standard for merchant e-commerce requirements globally. Just recently, we added PayLeap — a payment gateway for US and Canada merchants. Today, we’re happy to announce that Ecwid now supports a popular Indian payment gateway: PayU India.

Ecwid and PayU India

Ecwid and PayU in India

As mentioned above, Ecwid was designed to be a global solution. It’s easy to add Ecwid to any existing site, blog or a page in social network without re-building the site itself; there is a free plan with a unique set of features and no expiration; and (of course) there are many built-in payment options available for all users. Ecwid clicks with merchants — we already have seen merchant successes in India! With PayU integrated, Ecwid serves as an indispensable resource for merchants in India.

India, the world’s second most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, is a growing market with many people beginning to shop online. PayU serves as one of India’s leading online payment solutions. Among the PayU supported payment options are:

  • Credit / Debit Cards
  • Net banking options
  • EMI of Citibank, HDFC, ICICI, Axis etc
  • Cash cards and mWallets
  • IVR Payments and Email Invoicing
  • And even an offline Cash On Delivery option allowing customer to pay upon receiving the order

In addition to these features, PayU provides a set of useful merchant tools to track and analyze your store payments. Now, you can use these features in your Ecwid store to provide a truly great shopping experience to your customers. Add PayU to your Ecwid store using the simple steps shown below.

Set up PayU India in your Ecwid store

To enable PayU in your Ecwid store

  • Sign up with PayU on PayU site
  • In your Ecwid control panel, choose PayU from the supported payment methods list at System settings → Payment
  • Ecwid will show you the instructions in a settings popup window — follow them to set your credentials and complete the setup

Set up PayU India in Ecwid

See also the detailed instruction on how to set up PayU India in Ecwid in our help center.

We are happy to offer the highly anticipated PayU integration with Ecwid to all of our Indian merchants! Share your feedback in the comments section and stay tuned for our additions as Ecwid continues to integrate new supported payment options.

About the author
Matt is a product manager at Ecwid. He works with the Ecwid dev team and helps them shipping the right features for Ecwid merchants. Outside of work, Matt likes travelling and climbing the mountains.
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