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Setting Up a Stripe Account

Learn how to obtain Stripe's "publishable" and "secret" keys and connect your Stripe account with Almabase.

Sarita Markande avatar
Written by Sarita Markande
Updated over a week ago

Connecting your Stripe account with Almabase requires two stages: 

  1. Obtaining the publishable and secret keys from Stripe

  2. Connecting Stripe to Almabase with the keys obtained

Obtaining Publishable and Secret Keys from Stripe Dashboard

Step 1: Log Into Stripe Dashboard

  1. Sign in to your Stripe Dashboard.

  2. Ensure you are on the correct account.

  3. Make sure "View test mode" is toggled off.

Step 2: Access API Keys

  1. Click on the 'Developers' option in the dashboard.

  2. Select 'API keys'.

Step 3: Copy API Keys

  1. On the 'API keys' page, copy your 'Publishable Key'.

  2. Click on "Reveal live key" to see your 'Secret Key'.

  3. Copy and save the 'Secret Key' for later use.

Note: Accessing the 'Secret Key' may require verification of your Stripe credentials.

Part 2: Connecting Stripe to Almabase

Step 1: Navigate to Payment Gateway Settings

  1. In Almabase admin navigation, go to 'Settings'.

  2. Select 'Payment gateway'.

  3. Click '+ Add Almapay Payment Account'.

Step 2: Configure Stripe Account

  1. Choose 'Stripe' as the type of payment gateway.

  2. Name the payment account as desired.

  3. Enter the obtained keys in the metadata box using the format:

    1. {
      "publishable_key": "pk_live_REJNF35029595asfksdbf",
      "secret_key": "sk_live_szfRJKBFe79483HKeetyt"
    2. Replace the placeholders with your actual Stripe keys.

  4. Check the "Active" box.

  5. Select 'Save' to complete the setup.

Additional Information:

  • Stripe supports monthly recurring payments.

  • It also provides options for Google Pay and Apple Pay.

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