WordPress Braintree Plugin

Specification
App Category
WordPress Plugin
Software Name
WordPress Braintree Payments
Version
1.1
Date Modified
2014-06-14
Operating System
WordPress 3.9
Price
USD $0
Description
A simple WordPress plugin to accept payments via Braintree payment gateway for your products or services
Landing Page
File Format
application/zip

Plugin Description

WP Braintree Payments plugin lets you create “Buy Now” button to accept credit card payments on your site for a product or service. The plugin was designed so users can quickly make payments to buy virtual or tangible products  from your website via the Braintree payment gateway.

Plugin Installation

You can install the plugin using the following easy steps:

  • Go to “Plugins->Add New” from your WordPress Admin Dashboard
  • Switch to the “Upload” tab.
  • Select the “wp-braintree.zip” file from your computer
  • Click the “Install Now” button

Plugin Setup Configuration

Once the plugin has been installed there are some Braintree specific options that you need to configure in the settings menu. You can access the settings menu from Settings ->WP Braintree

braintree plugin options menu

API Keys

The main settings menu is located under “API Keys” tab. Here you will need to enter your Braintree Merchant Account credentials in the following fields:

  • Merchant ID
  • Public Key
  • Private Key
  • CSE Key

braintree api key settings

You can retrieve all those information by logging into your Braintree merchant account and clicking Account ->My User -> API Keys.

Now click “Save Changes” to save your API Key details in the plugin.

Options

Once you have entered your Braintree Merchant credentials you can switch to the “Options” tab.

Here you can configure some additional options. For example:

1. Run Braintree transactions in “Test Mode”

2. Specify a success URL where a user will be redirected to after the payments.

Creating Buy Now Button

Create a new WordPress post/page for your product or service then insert the shortcode using the plugin’s shortcode inserter (you will see it in the visual editor).

braintree-button-generator

You can also manually use the following shortcode on a post or page to add the Braintree Buy Now button:

[wp_braintree_button item_name="My Test Product" item_amount="19.95"]

The shortcode will put a buy now button that your users can click to pay you via Braintree payment gateway:

braintree-payment-button

Creating a Buy Now Button for a Digital Download

You can use the following shortcode on a post or page to add the credit card Buy Now button for a digital item:

[wp_braintree_button item_name="My Test Product" item_amount="19.95" url="your-domain.com/test-item.zip"]

The plugin will allow the customer to download the item after the transaction. See example below:

selling-digital-item-via-braintree

Your site is now ready to accept credit card payments via Braintree payment gateway.

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