Square Payment Gateway

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This extension allows you to collect online payments through the Square payment gateway.
Square accepts all major debit and credit cards. (Available in the U.SCanadaAustraliaUK, and Japan.)

Benefits of using Square Payment Gateway

  • Simple pricing: 2.9% + $.30 (2.9% + $.30 for CA, 2.2% for AU, 2.5% for UK, and 3.6% for JP) for online transactions.
    They also provide custom rates available for some businesses with annual revenues over $250K and the average ticket size of over $15.
  • Fast deposits: Your funds get deposited to your account within one to two business days.
  • PCI-Compliance: Square provides end-to-end encryption and PCI-DSS compliant payment processing with no PCI or security fees.

Mode of payments:

Cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB)

This add-on increases your conversion rate and lowers the bounce rate on the checkout/cart page. It supports both inline form and Square checkout(popup). SSL Certificate should be installed on the site to use Square.


To install the Square payment gateway

  1. Download Square payment gateway
  2. Go to the site’s /wp-admin Plugins > Add New section.
  3. Go to the Install Plugins section and select the Upload option.
  4. Browse to and locate the ZIP file you downloaded in step 2, and select Install Now.
  5. Finally, go back to the Plugins page, find the Square payment gateway plugin and select Activate.


Go to Restropress -> Settings -> Payment Gateways -> General

Check the box of Square in Payment Gateway.

You can change the option in the Default Gateway option.

Payment Gateways there you will find the option of the Square.


Your Application ID, Access Token, Location ID, and sandbox Application ID, sandbox Access Token, sandbox Location ID get from the square account when you purchase the Square payment gateway add-on.

Save the changes, once you have made your required modifications.