Checkout: Merchant e-Solutions PayHere


WordPress Shopping Cart plugin: Merchant e-Solutions

The Merchant e-Solutions payment gateway gives you the ability to accept credit card payments on your WordPress website through the WordPress Shopping Cart plugin. It uses the hosted checkout solution of Merchant e-Solutions named PayHere.


The Merchant e-Solutions extension plugin has the following requirements:


1. Make sure that you have the WordPress Shopping Cart plugin installed and that you have purchased the Merchant e-Solutions extension.

2. Download Merchant e-Solutions extension from the downloads management section in a ZIP archive (you may need to login to your Tribulant Software account in order to access your download).

3. Extract the ZIP archive named in order to be presented with a single folder named checkout-merchantesolutions.

4. Upload the checkout-merchantesolutions folder to the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation, like seen in the example image below.


Once you have installed the Merchant e-Solutions extension via FTP you need to activate it.

To activate it you need to go to the normal Plugins > Installed Plugins section via your admin sidebar. There you will see the extension as a plugin listed amongst other plugins, look at the screenshot below.


Once you activate the plugin, then in “Checkout > Extensions” section, the Merchant e-Solutions Payment Gateway is now available to be activated. When you hover it a red “Activate” will appear, once activated the red message on the right becomes green text stating “Installed and Activated“. The Merchant e-Solutions extension is now available in the “Checkout > Configuration > Payment Methods” section.



To configure the Merchant e-Solutions extension to work on your site and make payments to your account you need to go to “Checkout > Configuration > Payment Methods” section. In the Payment Methods tab you will see many options listed here, scroll until you find the “Merchant e-Solutions” option as seen in the screenshot below. Fill out the fields accordingly. Don’t forget to select the checkbox for Merchant e-Solutions in the scroll box on the far right and save the configuration when you’re done.


1. Title

Specify a title/caption here which will be used to display this payment method to your customers on the front-end of your shop such as on the billing page, orders history and other sections.

2. Profile ID

Fill in your unique profile ID provided by Merchant e-Solutions when you apply for an account.

3. Merchant Key

Fill in your merchant key provided by Merchant e-Solutions when you apply for an account.

4.  Mode

For a live account use live mode and for test account use the test mode.

5.  Design Elements

The design elements are optional, but you can fill it in to overwrite the default design elements

Front-end Result -Payment Page


Your client will be redirected to a safe and secure payment page to make a payment with their credit card through Merchant e-Solutions.


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