WordPress 2.7 or higher
WooCommerce 3.0.0 or higher
PHP 5.5 or higher
WordPress Plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/bolt-checkout-woocommerce/
Installation Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhxCJACBLbI
Note — Up to Date: Make sure to keep your plugins and extensions current.
Step 1 — Plugin Installation
This section covers the installation and activation of the Bolt Checkout plugin as well as merchant configuration for the Bolt Merchant dashboard.
In the WordPress Admin Dashboard, navigate to Plugins and select Add New.
Search for 'bolt checkout' and find the plugin named Bolt Checkout for WooCommerce.
Click the Install Now button. Once the installation is complete, click Activate.
Step 2 — Plugin Configuration
Under Plugins, find WooCommerce Bolt Checkout and select Settings.
- Ensure Enable Bolt Gateway is checked.
- Ensure Bolt Sandbox Mode is checked for testing, or unchecked for production.
Step 3 — Bolt Merchant Dashboard Configuration
To complete the configuration, log in to the Bolt Merchant Dashboard using the login details provided by Bolt.
Log in using the appropriate link below:
- In the Bolt Merchant Dashboard, navigate to Settings and select Keys and URLs.
- Scroll down to the URL Configurations section
- Copy the API Key, Signing Secret, and Publishable Key from the Bolt Merchant Dashboard into the Bolt Plugin Settings in Wordpress.
- Copy the Webhook and Shipping and Tax URLs from the Bolt Plugin Settings in Wordpress into the Bolt Merchant Dashboard.
The Webhook URL should be: [https://<merchant URL>/wp-json/bolt/response]
The Shipping and Tax URL should be: [https://<merchant URL>/wp-json/bolt/shippingtax]
Note — If you see the Create Order configuration available in your URL configuration, it means that pre-order creation is enabled for you. Configure the URL to be the same as the response webhook, but replace 'response' with 'create-order'.
Approve Bolt IPs
Ensure the IPs provided by Bolt are approved to allow access to the endpoints above.
Check for the Extension Plugin
If you are upgrading your version of the Bolt Plugin and have the Bolt Extension plugin installed as well, be sure to update both plugins. Failing to upgrade Bolt Extension could break some functionality of the primary Bolt plugin.
You have completed the Bolt Checkout for WooCommerce integration.
Each plugin in Woocommerce is located into a separate directory inside wp-content/plugins/
- Delete the old extension plugin
- Install the new extension plugin
- Activate the new extension plugin.
You will find some additional guidance on how to update plugins and extensions on the WooCommerce site.