Giropay is a popular and secure bank transfer payment method in Germany. It allows you to accept online payments from customers in your Ecwid store. Payments are instantly confirmed to your account and they are irrevocable, i.e. chargebacks are not possible.

In Ecwid, giropay is set up with Stripe. You need to connect Stripe account to your Ecwid store and enable giropay in your Stripe account settings. If you don’t have a Stripe account yet, please see the list of Prohibited Businesses and Stripe Services Agreement before opening a Stripe account.

giropay works only with Euro currency. You can change your Ecwid store currency from the store admin, in Settings → General → Regional Settings → Currency.

Setting up giropay

To start accepting payments with giropay in your Ecwid store:

  1. From your Ecwid store admin, go to Payment.
  2. Scroll down and click Choose Payment Method → giropay with Stripe.
  3. Click Connect giropay. You’ll be taken to a page where you can log into your existing Stripe account or create a new one.
  4. Activate giropay in your Stripe account.

Once everything is set up, you can accept payments with giropay in your store.

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