Sell online with Ecwid and turn social media followers into paying customers

With the Ecwid plugin you can turn any existing website, including WordPress, Wix or your Facebook or Instagram business pages into an ecommerce store and sell online. Integrate PayFast as your payment gateway to get paid via a variety of secure payment methods.

Social Commerce

Reach a new audience and sell to your customers via your Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest business pages.

Centralised management

Control everywhere you sell online from a single dashboard, where you can manage inventory, orders, prices and more.

Secure Payments

Ecwid integrates with PayFast in a matter of minutes, so can accept Visa and Mastercard credit card, QR code, Instant EFT and even Buy Now Pay Later payments with a single integration.

Integrate easily with your Ecwid online store

PayFast integrates with 80+ ecommerce platforms, including Ecwid and other popular ecommerce platforms and plugins, and custom-built websites so that you can get paid conveniently and securely online.

Here are a few reasons why over 80,000 businesses choose PayFast as their trusted payment gateway:

  • Quick and easy to set up PayFast on your Ecwid online store 
  • Comprehensive supporting documentation to help you get paid
  • Expert local support to assist you and your customers 7 days a week
  • High transaction success rate and robust security protocols

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PayFast Guide to Going Online

Download the PayFast Guide to Going Online to learn how to start and grow your online business. This ecommerce toolkit contains everything you need to know, including how to choose an ecommerce platform, setting up a payment gateway and marketing your online store to attract customers.

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