Shopstar payment gateway

Shopstar is a South African software company that allows business owners to build an online store easily. They have low rates, simple design templates and great support. Anyone that has built their website on Shopstar can get paid on it using Yoco Gateway, and access all the benefits of being a Yoco merchant!

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Ecommerce is changing the way SA does business

Online shopping is growing, and fast. Recent research revealed that SA e-commerce grew by a whopping 66% in 2020, reaching R30,2 billion.

Thanks in part to the pandemic, South Africans from all walks of life took to their phones and laptops in search of the products and services they could no longer access ‘offline’.

Our love affair with e-commerce has only just begun.

While the pandemic may have accelerated the growth of online retail, the current trajectory shows no sign of slowing down. And SA entrepreneurs are making bank because of it.

Website-building software like Shopstar is empowering businesses big and small in the online space.

Proudly South African and based in the Mother City, Shopstar has several advantages over its overseas competitors. Including the fact that you’re able to access the help you need when you need it instead of having to wait for the sun to rise in the USA.

Another plus? Shopstar understands that doing business online in SA presents unique challenges like load shedding. (Better yet, they know how to help you get back on your feet).

Why are local businesses choosing Shopstar?

It’s super quick.

5 minutes is all it takes to register, build, and start accepting payments.

It’s ridiculously easy to use.

Anyone can build an online store – even the technically challenged.

Built-in analytics give you the online edge.

Access insights that empower your e-commerce game, via a built-in analytics dashboard.

No fixed-term contracts or set-up costs.

Yes really! Pay month to month, and cancel whenever you like.

Access personalised support when you need it.

Ever called a helpline for, well, help, and ended up punching your phone in frustration at the robot on the other end of the line? Contact real-live people who can help you solve your problems in real-time.

Manage and run every aspect of your online store.

Shopstar’s fully-fledged CMS (internet speak for a Content Management System) lets you manage your store from any mobile device. (Except for BlackBerry #RIP)

Shopstar integrates with the Yoco Gateway, giving you access to a powerful ecommerce toolkit.

Add our payment gateway and earn online, the Yoco way. Level up your e-commerce game thanks to Yoco tools like the Yoco Portal, Yoco App, Yoco Link, and more.

Take card payments on your website with our payment gateway

5 min setup

Compatible with Wordpress, WooCommerce, Wix and Shopstar.

Trusted

Your customers feel safe paying when they know it's with us.

Fast payouts

Instant payment notifications, and payment in 2 business days.

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Quiz Question 1

Want to sell in person, online or both?

In person

Online

Both