PayLinks is a basic payment interface for straightforward payment handling by providing the amount to be settled. The generated payment link is reusable, it is shared or published to anyone.
PayLinks also can also be used as a way of directing customers to the payment page without needing any API interface.
Paylink allows the merchant to send the payment links through various channels such as: emails, SMS, and Whatsapp.
In this article you will learn about:
- Display PayLinks
- Create a PayLink
- Share the PayLink.
- Paylinks Features
You can list your account PayLinks by going to your Dashboard > PayLink. All of your invoices will be listed there.
Create a PayLink
Creating a PayLink from your dashboard is easy, just follow the below steps:
- Navigate to PayLink > click the plus button on the top right corner of your index table.
- Provide the essential information of the payment and then click Save.
Share the PayLink.
After creating the PayLink you can either share it with the customer via copy it and share it manually, SMS or by QR. To perform such action first you need to choose the desired PayLink
Manually Via Clipboard
By clicking on the Copy to Clipboard button on the PayLink preview screen you will able to have the link that you can manually share with the customers.
- Click on the SMS button on the PayLink preview screen.
- Then provide a valid customer's phone number then click send.
Via QR Code
By clicking on the Download QR button on the PayLink preview screen you will be able to share this QR Cde manually share with the customers.
Paylinks provides multiple useful features such as:
- Donation Mode
- Requires Shipping details
- Enable Paylink
- Card filter
- Payment method filter
If you choose the Donation Mode then you will have to provide a minimum and maximum amounts that the customer can donate using this PayLink
Requires Shipping details
This feature will require the buyer to enter the shipping details at the time of payment.
When paylink is enabled means it is active to be used for payment while disabling the paylink means the payment link is no longer available to be used for payment.
Paylink status will shows as "Active" when it is enabled
When creating paylink, you might add a discount as an amount or as a percentage.
Card filter allows you to determine specific cards to pay using the paylink
Payment method filter
You can use this to control what payment methods are offered in the payment page. By default, all available methods are shown.
OpenGraph enhances how links look when shared on social media. It allows control over the title and description text used and allows a high-resolution image to be attached.
Merchants can upload a specific custom image for each link. If enabled, then the link display on the dashboard includes buttons to share the link, currently, this is tested and working with Facebook and Twitter. The link can still be directly shared as before, and if shared directly would still provide the enhanced view on Facebook/Twitter if the link has OpenGraph enabled.
And the payment link will appear on Facebook and Twitter as follows: