Creating a Stripe Account/API Keys

These instructions come in two formats; 1) A video training and 2) Written instructions below 




Steps to Setup Your Stripe Account and Configure API Keys in T-REX Business Settings

  1. Go to the Stripe website dashboard.stripe.com 
  2. Create an account. Click the Sign up link

  3. Fill-out the account information  
  4. Click the Activate Account button
  5. Select your account  
  6. Click on Developers 
  7. Click API keys  
  8. Copy the Live Publishable and Secret Keys to your T-REX Business Settings
    • Copy the Live Publishable Key
    • Go back to T-REX Business Settings and paste the key into Stripe Live Publishable Key field 
    • Go back to the Stripe Dashboard and next to Secret Key, click the Reveal live key token button and copy the key
    • Go back to T-REX Business Settings and paste the key into the Stripe Live Secret Key field
  9. Copy the Test Publishable and Secret Keys to your T-REX Business Settings
    • Go back to Stripe Dashboard. Click on Viewing test data to access the test keys 
    • Copy the Test Publishable key  
    • Go back to T-REX Business Settings and paste the key into Stripe Test Publishable Key field
    • Go back to the Stripe Dashboard and click the Reveal live key token button and copy the Secret key
    • Go back to T-REX Business Settings. Paste the key into the Stripe Test Secret Key field 
  10. In the T-REX Business Setting, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Save Changes button


TIP:

Set the Stripe Account Type to "Test Stripe" while you are testing the ordering process. Be sure to change it back to Live Stripe once you’re done with the testing and you're ready to allow real purchases on your site.


Additional Resources


Where do I get the Stripe API Keys?

Stripe Documentation on Stripe's website