Skip to content

    OpenCart

    Overview

    The Nexi XPTA payment extension for Opencart, allows you to integrate the XPTA payment gateway without further implementations on your site.

    It manages the transfer of the customer from your ecommerce site to the secure Nexi environment and vice versa.

    The customer stays on your e-commerce site until checkout, then is redirected to the XPTA gateway to make the payment.

    Installation

    The Nexi XPTA plugin for Opencart is available for free at the following link Nexi plugin, from which you can check compatible versions.

    It is possible to install the extension through the installer made available by Opencart:

    1. Log in to the OpenCart administrative panel.
    2. In the left navigation bar and select Extensions > Installer.
    3. Upload the file you downloaded from Opencart.com.

    The installation phase is complete, proceed with the configuration.

    Configuration

    Here are the indications to correctly configure the Nexi XPTA plugin:

    1. Log in to the OpenCart administrative panel.
    2. In the left navigation bar, select Extensions > Extensions.
    3. Select Payments under Choose the extension type.
    4. Locate the Nexi XPTA plugin in the list and click on the Edit button.
    5. Proceed with the configuration of the module:
    ConfigurationDescription
    API KeyCode provided by Nexi to the seller.
    ToggleEnable the Nexi XPTA payment module.
    Payment page languageSet the language of the checkout page.
    Enable/Disable TEST modeEnables or disables test mode. Register in the test area to receive your credentials.
    Enable 3D secure 2.0The new 3D Secure 2.0 protocol adopted by the main international circuits (Visa, MasterCard, American Express), introduces new authentication methods, able to improve and speed up the cardholder's shopping experience.

    Test and Production

    It is highly recommended to test the plugin in a test environment, before entering the production codes.

    You can get your test credentials (API Key) in the test environment. In the area there will also be test cards that can be used to execute successful and negative transactions. At this stage it is necessary to verify that the orders are created correctly, also checking the details of the orders.

    Transition to production

    To carry out the transition to production it is necessary to create the production credentials (API Key). To generate the new credentials follow these steps:

    1. Log in to Nexi Business.
    2. Sign in to the XPay Web Back Office.
    3. In the Admin section click on APIKey.
    4. Click on Add new APIKey.
    5. Once the terminal has been selected, click on Add to generate the production API Key.

    Once the API Key has been created, the module configuration must be updated as below:

    1. Log into the Opencart administration panel.
    2. In the left navigation bar, select Extensions > Extensions.
    3. Select Payments under Choose the extension type.
    4. Find the Nexi XPay plugin in the list and click on the Edit button.
    5. Disable the TEST mode and enter the API Key generated on Nexi Business.
    6. Save the new configuration.

    It is advisable to carry out a proof of payment with a real card with the transition to production.

    Payment Methods

    The Nexi XPTA plugin offers customers different payment methods:

    Payment by card

    With this solution, the customer remains on the merchant's e-commerce until checkout. It is redirected to the Nexi environment to make the payment and then returns to the merchant's website at the end of the transaction.

    Alternative Payment Methods (APMs)

    The plugin offers several alternative payment methods. By selecting the desired method, the customer will be redirected to the checkout page of the chosen payment service. Below is a list of supported payment methods:

    For more information about the payment methods, refer to Payment Methods.

    CommerceWeb Portal Functions

    In the details of each order, the plugin provides information relating to transactions such as the details of the card used and the status of payments on the XPay gateway.

    Repayment

    It is possible to perform total or partial reimbursement operations. This operation will reverse the desired amount by reimbursing the customer. Here are the steps to do:

    1. Log in to the OpenCart administrative panel.
    2. In the left navigation bar, select Sales > Orders.
    3. Select the order you want to refund.
    4. In the History section, select the Nexi XPay tab.
    5. In the new tab you can make the refund by clicking on the Refund button. There is the Amount field in which to change the amount in order to proceed with a partial refund.

    Accounting

    It is possible to perform total or partial accounting operations. This will account for the desired amount on the XPTA gateway.

    By default the accounting takes place automatically at midnight, use this option only in case of non-standard configurations of the terminal.

    1. Log in to the OpenCart administrative panel.
    2. In the left navigation bar, select Sales > Orders.
    3. Select the order you want to book.
    4. In the History section, select the Nexi XPay tab.
    5. In the new tab you can perform the accounting by clicking on the Accounting button. There is the Amount field in which to modify the amount in order to proceed with a partial accounting.