PayTrace provides US-based businesses e-commerce credit card processing. The PayTrace add-on for Shopp provides a seamless onsite checkout experience where customers stay on your website throughout the secure checkout process.

Getting Started

Before you can use the PayTrace add-on for Shopp, you will need a PayTrace account. Contact PayTrace to setup a new account.

Web Hosting Setup

Since the PayTrace payment gateway for Shopp uses an onsite checkout process, sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) may be entered on your website. In order to protect your customer’s information your website’s hosting service will need SSL Setup & Certificates.


  • Uncompress the add-on files
  • Upload the folder (directory) and all its contents to your Shopp add-ons folder (directory) under: .../wp-content/shopp-addons


When your PayTrace account is approved and successfully set up, you will need to locate your PayTrace user name and password.

To setup Shopp to use PayTrace, login to your website’s WordPress Admin and navigate to ShoppSystemPayments.

  • Payment Gateway
    Select PayTrace from the Payment Gateway menu and click the Add Payment Option button.
  • Option Name
    Enter a custom label for the payment option as you would like it to appear on your store front (such as Credit Card).
  • Supported Cards
    Select the payment cards your site will accept for processing.
  • User Name
    Enter your PayTrace user name.
  • Password
    Enter the password for your PayTrace account.

Be sure to save your changes.

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