Stripe Gateway Integration

Stripe Connect Gateway Integration

UltraCart integrates seamlessly with the Stripe Connect Online Payments credit card gateway service.

Start by creating your Stripe Account


Sign up for your account here:


Integrating Stripe into your UltraCart will only take a few minutes.


Connecting your UltraCart account with your Stripe Online Payments Account


Main Menu > Configuration > (middle menu) Checkout > Payments > ("Credit and Debit cards" section) Connect Single (button) > Then scroll down and click the checkbox for Stripe Connect

  1. Scroll down and select the checkbox for Stripe Connect

  2. Select the Card types that you are configured to process through Stripe.
  3. Then, click the hyperlink in the sentence directly above the CC methods titled: "Click here to authorize the connection." then log into your Stripe account:
  4. Upon successful login, you should see a prompt that you have successfully authorize the connection. Return to the UltraCart gateways list.
    You should now see the following message in the Stripe Connect Section: "Stripe Connect successfully connected to UltraCart. Disconnect"
  5. Save the changes


PCI Compliance Warning

You may receive a email notification from Stripe warning you about passing complete credit card data to the Stripe servers:

*From: *Stripe <
*Subject: **Action required to process safely on Stripe* 
*Date: *May 21, 2019 at 11:11:01 AM CDT 

Hello there, and welcome to Stripe! 

We noticed that you are passing your cardholder's full credit card number 
to Stripe's API. We strongly discourage you from handling this information 
directly because doing so: 

Potentially exposes your customer's sensitive data to bad actors 

Excludes your payments from protection by Radar 
<>, Stripe's fraud protection solution 

Requires your business to meet complex and burdensome PCI compliance 
requirements <

To keep your customer's information safe, we were unable to process the 
unsafe charge you just sent us. In order to process payments securely on 
Stripe, change your integration to collect payment information using one of 
our official client integrations <>. These 
integrations ensure that no sensitive card data ever needs to touch your 

In rare cases, you may have to continue handling full credit card 
information directly. If this applies to you, you can enable unsafe 
processing in your dashboard 

For any questions, just reply to this email and we'd be happy to help. 

The Stripe Team 

Properly Configuring PCI related settings

You can inform Stripe that we are PCI level 1 certified and have our own hosted field technology to properly isolate the card holder information from all threats on the page, etc. UltraCart handles all credit card data in full compliance with existing PCI regulations. 

  1. Enable the the Slider setting "Handle card information directly" displayed in this screenshot:

  2. On the next screen:
         (1)Select the three checkboxes
         (2)Then select "I collect the payment information securely through a PCI compliant third party vendor"
         (3)Then enter "" into the input field
         (4) Click the continue button:

  3. The confirmation page will appear like this:

Credit Card Vault Updates For Auto Orders

Stripe gateway supports updating of customer cards when the card is updated or replaced. This is a useful feature for merchants that have auto orders.

Related Documentation:

Migrating to Stripe Connect

Supporting Apple Pay / Google Pay / Samsung Pay / Microsoft Pay, etc..