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Setting up Computop

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Shopgate supports Computop as a payment service provider.

By setting up your Computop account at Shopgate, you will be able to accept the following types of payment from the available marketplace:

  Credit Card, PayPal Direct Debit
USA No No
UK No No
Germany Yes Yes
Austria Yes Yes
Switzerland No No
Poland No No
France Yes No
Netherlands No Yes

 

In this article, you will find everything you need to set up Computop for your mobile website and apps.

 

Topics covered in this article:

  1. Setting up Computop at Shopgate
  2. Accepting credit card payments via Computop
  3. Accepting PayPal payments via Computop
  4. Accepting direct debit payments via Computop
  5. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

1. Setting up Computop at Shopgate

To set up Computop as a credit card or PayPal payment method, please complete the following steps:

  1. Log in to your Shopgate Admin page.

  2. Click on Settings from the menu bar, then select Payment.



  3. Find Add payment method section, and start typing Computop.

 

2. Accepting credit card payments via Computop

To configure your Computop account at Shopgate for credit card payments, please follow the easy steps here:

  1. Enter your Merchant ID, Encryption Key, HMAC Password, Encoding Type, Transaction Type in the pop-up window.
  2. Select the same credit card types configured in your Computop account.
  3. Click Save.
  4. That's it! Computop is now successfully set up as your credit card payment provider.

Your account information will be validated automatically. For more assistance, please continue to read Finding required information for credit card.

 

2.1 Finding required information for credit card

To set up Computop as a credit card payment provider at Shopgate, you will need the following information:

  • Merchant ID: This should be the same as your User ID shown in your Computop account. Where can I find my Merchant ID?
  • Encryption Key & HMAC Password: Please contact the Computop Support for "Blowfish-Key" (Encryption Key) and HMAC Password.
  • Encoding: Use UTF-8 by default, or ISO-8859-1 if it works better for your shop
  • Transaction Type: Which credit card type should I use?
  • Supported credit card types: Please select the same credit card types configured in your Computop account.

 

3. Accepting PayPal payments via Computop

To configure your Computop account at Shopgate for PayPal payments, please follow the easy steps here:

  1. Enter your Merchant ID, Encryption Key, HMAC Password, and Encoding Type in the pop-up window.
  2. In addition, you will need to enter the email address to the PayPal account, choose your PayPal Transaction Type, and tell us if you want to use the PayPal Express Button (and where).
    Important: please make sure to select Sale as your transaction type, if you would like to get immediate payments from your orders.
  3. Click Save.
  4. That's it! Computop is now successfully set up as your PayPal payment provider.

Your account information will be validated automatically. For more assistance, please continue to read Finding required information for PayPal.

 

3.1 Finding required information for PayPal

To set up Computop as a PayPal payment provider at Shopgate, you will need the following information:

  • Merchant ID: This should be the same as your User ID shown in your Computop account. Where can I find my Merchant ID?
  • Encryption Key & HMAC Password: Please contact the Computop Support for "Blowfish-Key" (Encryption Key) and HMAC Password.
  • Encoding: Use UTF-8 by default, or ISO-8859-1 if it works better for your shop
  • PayPal Account (optional): Please enter the email address for the PayPal account you want to use, if there are multiple PayPal accounts.
  • PayPal Transaction Type: Which PayPal Transaction Type should I choose?
  • PayPal Express Button: Select where you want to place your PayPal Express button: in the shopping cart, or in the cart and product detail page. Select "Disable" to hide the button.

 

4. Accepting direct debit payments via Computop

To configure your Computop account at Shopgate for direct debit payments, please follow the easy steps here:

  1. Enter your Merchant ID, Encryption Key, HMAC Password, and Encoding Type in the pop-up window.
  2. Select the same Direct debit types configured in your Computop account.
  3. Click Save.
  4. That's it! Computop is now successfully set up as your direct debit payment provider.

Your account information will be validated automatically. For more assistance, please continue to read Finding required information for direct debit.

 

4.1 Finding required information for direct debit

To set up Computop as a direct debit payment provider at Shopgate, you will need the following information:

  • Merchant ID: This should be the same as your User ID shown in your Computop account. Where can I find my Merchant ID?
  • Encryption Key & HMAC Password: Please contact the Computop Support for "Blowfish-Key" (Encryption Key) and HMAC Password.
  • Encoding: Use UTF-8 by default, or ISO-8859-1 if it works better for your shop

 

5. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

5.1 How do I register for a Computop account?

If you don't already have a Computop account, please contact Computop Support. For more information, please go to: https://us.computop.com/contact.html

 

5.2 Where can I find my Merchant ID?

Your Merchant ID is the User ID on your Computop homepage. Please see screenshot below:

 

5.3 Which PayPal Transaction Type should I choose?

There are 3 transaction types for your PayPal orders. Choose Sale if you would like to get immediate payments from your orders.

  • Sale: for immediate payment
  • Order: for creating an order
  • Authorization: for authorizing a payment to capture later

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