Gift Card Integration With Square Gateway
Square offers gift cards, and the Square extension would be a whole lot more valuable if it were compatible with them. I use Square to process both my credit cards and gift cards in-store, but I'm perfectly content to continue using Braintree to process credit online unless I have the option of also accepting gift cards online.
Joe D commented
Thank you for this post. Found it very informative.
I would love to accept square gift cards through WooCommerce that would make things easier for me
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We need this feature ASAP. It is a real pain trying to deal with the balances of the gift cards when customers "use" them online.
Amie Tracey commented
Yep, with the pandemic I have have an ever-increasing number of clients in urgent need of this feature. Any chance it's in the works?
Alissa Meeder commented
I would also love this feature. I would like it for people to be able to pay with the gift card through our site seeing as it is us and it makes us seem like we don't know what we're doing to patrons.
Would be super helpful for the Woocommerce Square connection to sync Gratuities and Gift Cards...
WooCommerce that is using Square for payments should have the ability to use Square gift cards, please!
Please allow for Square Giftcards.
With the amount of businesses shut down across the country right now & the amount of us businesses who have sold square gift cards in our shops before we had to close. You would think someone would come up with a plugin so we can start accepting Square Gift Cards on our Woocommerce website.
We have also unfortunately sold a bunch of Square eGift cards thinking they could be used on our site while we are shut down. But unfortunately we were completely wrong. Pretty frustrating.
Someone needs to build a plugin so a lot of shops can start accepting Sqaure gift cards online. I would buy this plugin!!!!
Is this in the works yet??
Yes please! Add this!
Geet Jacobs commented
Eagerly awaiting for this, Squares V2 API handles giftcards and it would be great if my customers could use them online!
Arielle Cerini commented
Haven't tried this yet, but I found it on the Square developer page. Will let you know if I am successful in integrating it or not, but it at least gives me a small sliver of hope that this could be possible.
It would also be nice to actually sell Square gift cards (physical or email) within WooCommerce for people who have a Square account. I'm not actually sure if their API supports it, but presumably if they're adding it, they'll tell Automattic.
Gift cards are a big seller for us, so for customers to not be able to use these with Woo is a giant paint for them and us. Right now we're not even using Woocommerce specifically because of this issue. Would love to be able to go back to using this. I just need a way for people to be able to enter their 16-digit code without all the other details usually needed for a credit card.
Could you please remedy this? Thanks!
As there's no way to even check Square gift cards (plastic) balance online, I don't think this as much a Woo limitation as a Square and their supplier's technology.
A possible workaround would be to develop a way for a gift card bought online to have a connected 'digital card' that can then be used for online purchases. It would probably then need to send a notification to the shop manager to find a way to edit or clear the balance of the (I guess we could call it an alias) plastic gift card.
My guess would be Square Gift Cards will all become Square Cash Cards in the near future and that we can expect some level of online integration in that sense. This will probably be when Apple, Android and Samsung Pay will become a part of the plugin as well.
Artwork Anywhere commented
Any update on whether this is going to be implemented or not? It would be such a valuable feature if you are able to make it work. Would make many many store owners very happy. Without it, we may have no choice but to use the free store square provides us, and not use woocommerce at all. :(
Please add integration to accept Square Giftcard on Woo store
Please add the ability to be able to accept Square gift cards in our WordPress woocommerce online stores!
Is this actually being considered and if so what is the timeline for roll out?