How to install and set up the Fena Payment Gateway plugin for WooCommerce?

Created by Gosia Furmanik, Modified on Wed, 04 May 2022 at 03:57 PM by Gosia Furmanik

Step 1 - Installing the fena Payment Gateway plugin for WooCommerce

Option 1 - Use the WordPress plugin directory 

  1. Go to the Plugin tab of the WordPress dashboard

  2. Click on ‘Add new plugin’ 

  3. Search for fena Payment Gateway

  4. Click ’Install’ 

  5. After it’s installed, click ‘Activate’

Option 2 - Upload a plugin as a zip file 

  1. Download the fena Payment Gateway plugin as a zip file from here.

  2. Go to the ‘Plugin’ tab of the WordPress dashboard

  3. Click on ‘Upload Plugin’ 

  4. Choose the zip file with the fena Payment Gateway plug-in and click ‘Install now’

  5. You should get a message ‘The plugin has been successfully installed’

Step 2 - In the WP Dashboard, click on ‘WooCommerce’ 

  1. Go to ‘Settings’ in the ‘WooCommerce’ tab

  2. Click on the ‘Payment’ tab

  3. You should see a list of various payment gateways and fena should be among them

  4. Click on the ‘Manage’ button next to fena 

  5. You will see the fena Payment Gateway setup page including a place to copy Terminal ID and Terminal Secret from your fena Merchant account. It’s also a place where you can access your Payment Notification URL and Redirect URL to copy to your fena Merchant account (more details in Step 3) 

Step 3 - Open a new window in the browser and go to: https://merchant.fena.com

  1. Create a new fena merchant account or log into your existing fena merchant account 

  2. Once you set with your account, go to ‘Terminal’ tab

  3. In the ‘Terminal’ tab, click on the ‘+ New online terminal’ button

  4. Fill in the following fields:

    1. Name: With the name of your shop 

    2. Payment Notification URL: Go back to the Payment tab in WooCommerce and copy the value next to Payment Notification URL. Then, paste it here. 

    3. Redirect URL:  Go back to the Payment tab in WooCommerce and copy the value next to Redirect URL. Then, paste it here. 

  5. Click ‘Create’ 

  6. Within a split second, the following details should appear:

    1. Terminal ID

    2. Terminal Secret 

  7. Copy each of those and go back the Payment tab in WooCommerce to paste those two values in the Terminal ID and Terminal Secret respectively.

  8. Click ‘Save changes” 

You are good to go! Now you can take fena payments in your WooCommerce shop. 

The fena Payment Gateway plugin for WooCommerce with the WooCommerce Multi Currency Premium plug-in

If you want to use fena alongside other payment methods on your WooCommerce shop, you can do that with the WooCommerce Multi Currency Premium plug-in.

Once you have the WooCommerce Multi Currency Premium plug-in installed, go to 'Settings' (see the screenshot below).

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In the 'Settings', go to the 'Checkout' tab. In the tab, click 'Enable' the following functionality: 'Payment in many currencies'.

Then, under the 'Checkout currency' section, enable the GBP payments and under 'Payment methods' search for 'fena' and add it as a tag.   

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Confirm the changes by clicking 'Yes' for 'Change all checkout status'.

You are all set with the fena Payment Gateway plug-in.

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