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Locate: Manage > Ecommerce Setup > Payment OR Manage > Integrations > Payments
Prerequisites: Admin permissions to manage Payment Providers.
About WindcaveBack to top
Windcave (formerly Payment Express) is a Visa and MasterCard certified solution and is popular in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. Windcave facilitates seamless eCommerce, retail, and unattended transactions for customers around the world. Certified with all the major credit card schemes and PCI DSS compliant, Windcave provides innovative end-to-end payment solutions ensuring your transactions are safe, smooth, and secure.
PSD2 and SCA compliance in the European Union (EU)
In order to be Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) and Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) compliant, Checkfront is prepared to handle any transactions that the Payment Provider deems applicable via the PXPay (Redirect Method) only.
The PXPost (Integrated) is no longer supported by Checkfront in the European Union (EU).
Setup in CheckfrontBack to top
To enable the Windcave integration, log in to your Checkfront account and navigate to Manage and then Ecommerce Setup, making sure the Payment tab is active. Alternatively, you can find the Payment Provider under Payment Integrations (Manage > Integrations > Payments).
Locate the Windcave tile and select it to open the integration settings.
Redirect MethodBack to top
Before continuing, make sure you have an active Windcave account as this is required to activate the Payment Provider in Checkfront.
If you don't yet have a Windcave account, you can apply for one here.
Once you have an account set up and ready to go, continue reading the document below.
Enter Your Credentials
When you sign up for an account with Windcave, you are supplied with a set of credentials that are required to connect your Checkfront account with the Windcave API - a PxPay User ID and a PxPay Key. Enter both of these in the fields provided and click on the blue Activate button.
With the setup described above, your customers are redirected to a Windcave payment page when it comes to paying for their booking.
Integrated BillingBack to top
If you wish to use Checkfront's built-in payment form you need to activate the PxPost API through Windcave. Contact their support team if you're not sure where to obtain these credentials.
Once you've done this, you need to check the box labeled Use Px Post API (Integrated Billing) in the activation window.
A different set of API credentials are required to use this feature. Replace the PxPay User ID and PxPay Key with your PxPost Username and Password in the activation window, as seen above.
Authorize OnlyBack to top
If you wish to use your system as an Authorize Only platform, you need to check the box provided in the activation window. This verifies the card details and authorizes the transaction, allowing you to process the payment when the Customer arrives at your location.