What is Payment Request?

Payment Request is a new way for merchants to accept payments online. It is integrated in most major browsers, and greatly simplifies the checkout experience for users.

1 Minute Summary

The Payment Request API is a new W3C web standard being introduced to make payments easier on a merchant website. It replaces the traditional billing address, shipping address and credit card forms with a browser dialog to efficiently get data from the user to the merchant.

The following is an example end-to-end checkout flow which takes advantage of Payment Request API with the WooCommerce/Stripe plugin.

Browser Support

Payment Request API is being implemented by most major browsers (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, and others).

Can I Use payment-request? Data on support for the payment-request feature across the major browsers from

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API Demo

This site also has a demo that allows you to play with the various options available to the API.

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WooCommerce Demo

The WooCommerce plugin for WordPress supports Payment Request through its Stripe gateway.

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