E-commerce is one of our strongest points here at Namhost. As a result, we will always have some really interesting articles on e-commerce and some really nifty tips and tricks on how to make the selling side of your online business even better.
“PCI Compliance” has often been a deterrent for those seeking to accept online payments. This is mostly due to confusion around what it actually is and how exactly it is applicable. Below I answer a few common questions about PCI Compliance.
A few years ago, one of the only ways to receive online payments in Namibia was through a company called 2Checkout. It was a good option, but it had some downsides: higher fees, minimum payout limits, delays due to international transfers and limited templating functionality.
Payment Gateways allow you to accept credit card payments on your website. They effectively act as the link between the end-user and your bank. If someone buys something from your website, the transaction will get processed by the Payment Gateway, and once approved, the money will be paid over to your personal bank account.