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.
Payment Request API is being implemented by most major browsers (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, and others).
Try it yourself
This site also has a demo that allows you to play with the various options available to the API.Try it Out
The WooCommerce plugin for WordPress supports Payment Request through its Stripe gateway.Try it Out