Stripe Payment Forms by WP Simple Pay – Best Stripe Payments Plugin for WordPress


The Best Stripe Payment Forms and Stripe Payments Plugin for WordPress

WP Simple Pay is the best Stripe payment forms and Stripe payments plugin for WordPress that helps you quickly accept credit card payments to grow your business.

WP Simple Pay is a standalone Stripe payments plugin that connects Stripe with WordPress. In just a few steps, you can be up and running in no time. Simply create a payment form and start accepting credit cards and other payment types on your WordPress site.

Stripe Checkout is a drop-in payment flow optimized for the highest conversion. It’s built for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. It’s continuously tested and updated to offer a frictionless payment experience. It’s also PCI DSS compliant and SCA-ready without any changes to your website.

WP Simple Pay Pro – Stripe Payment Forms
This plugin is the lite version of the WP Simple Pay Pro plugin that comes with many payment features including custom fields, user-entered amounts, coupon codes, tax rates, recurring payments (aka subscriptions), alternate payment methods, ACH, direct debit, Buy Now Pay Later and tons more. Click here to purchase the best Stripe payment forms and Stripe payments plugin now!

WP Simple Pay Payment Form Features for Stripe

  • Embeddable payment form buttons
  • Integration with Stripe Checkout hosted payment forms
  • Custom branding on Stripe Checkout payment forms
  • Collect billing & shipping addresses in Stripe
  • Support for 30+ languages, 45+ countries, and 135+ currencies in Stripe
  • Apple Pay & Google Pay with Stripe Checkout
  • PCI compliant & SCA-ready payment forms for secure payments
  • Smart fraud protection & spam prevention
  • AffiliateWP integration
  • Page builder integrations (Divi, Elementor)
  • Developer-friendly for building custom integrations
  • Embeddable payment buttons
  • Pre-made payment form templates

WP Simple Pay Pro Payment Form Features for Stripe

If you need more functionality for your Stripe credit card forms, you can upgrade to WP Simple Pay Pro to get these powerful features:

  • On-site payment forms (no redirect)
  • Drag & drop payment form builder
  • Custom payment form fields to capture additional data
  • Mobile-optimized embedded & overlay payment forms
  • Apple Pay & Google Pay support with custom payment forms
  • Custom payment receipt emails with Stripe
  • User-entered credit card amounts (great for donations)
  • Coupon code management for Stripe
  • Tax rate management for Stripe
  • Accept ACH payments from U.S. bank accounts
  • Accept alternative payments (iDEAL, Alipay, giropay, SEPA, Bancontact, Przelewy24, FPX)
  • Accept recurring payments with Stripe
  • One-time & recurring subscriptions with Stripe
  • User-managed subscriptions with Stripe
  • Send renewal reminders with Stripe
  • Create installment plans with Stripe
  • Charge initial setup fees with Stripe
  • Offer free trials with Stripe
  • Coupon duration settings
  • Buy Now, Pay Later with Klarna & Afterpay/Clearpay

By upgrading to WP Simple Pay Pro, you also get access to one-on-one help from our knowledgeable support team and our extensive documentation site.

WP Simple Pay has been a game changer for my business. There is no simpler way to add Stripe payments to your site. We offer subscriptions with setup fees and this plugin handled these needs beautifully. Their support is unrivaled too.

Brian Casel, Founder of Audience Ops

There is a small 3% credit card fee per-transaction plus Stripe fees while using WP Simple Pay Lite. Upgrade to Pro for no added credit card form fees and priority support.

Who is WP Simple Pay For?

  • Freelancers and agencies who develop custom websites
  • Coaches and consultants selling one-time and recurring services
  • Sites selling a small number of physical products
  • Fitness and yoga studios selling one-time, monthly and annual memberships
  • Charities and churches accepting credit card payments for one-time and recurring donations
  • Sites selling tickets for events
  • Startups accepting Stripe payments before building out a custom billing system

We needed to start accepting credit card payments for services quickly, and WP Simple Pay over-delivered. The plugin and support behind it have been key in building up our 6-figure business. I couldn’t wish for anything more out of a product.

Craig Hewitt, Founder of Podcast Motor

Upgrade to WP Simple Pay Pro Now

WP Simple Pay is a verified member of the Stripe partner program. This program recognizes software that meets Stripe’s strict quality requirements and provides users of WP Simple Pay and Stripe with the confidence they need to trust us both with their payment form integrations.

Below are a few examples of ways you can set up Stripe payment and credit card forms with WP Simple Pay. See our demo site to try them out for yourself.

Payment Form Drag & Drop Builder

Drag and drop to add a custom amount entry, a coupon code field, various custom field types, subscription plan selection, a payment summary and more.

All data entered into these custom payment fields are stored as „metadata“ with each Stripe payment record within your Stripe dashboard, so everything is viewable alongside all payment or subscription plan data.

Try our custom fields demos

3 Payment Form Display Types

Select from the embedded, overlay, or Stripe Checkout payment form display types.

Compare them by trying a few of our demos.

Use Stripe Checkout Payment Form Pages

If you need only minimal payment form customizations and don’t need an overlay payment form, you can utilize Stripe’s fully-hosted checkout pages for payment forms. You can set a few options when using Stripe Checkout, but when this option is selected, Stripe dictates what can and cannot be configured on the checkout page as it is served up by Stripe’s servers.

Try our Stripe Checkout demos

We paid developers for several hours to do what WP Simple Pay accomplished in minutes. A no-brainer investment for us.

Justin McGill, Founder of LeadFuze

Allow Custom Credit Card Payment Amounts

Set a one-time credit card payment amount or let your site visitors pay what they want. Optionally specify minimum and default amounts.

Try our one-time custom amount demo

Add and Customize Subscription Options in Stripe

Connect a payment button to an individual Stripe plan or let your site visitors pick a plan to subscribe to. Add a custom amount option, charge a setup fee or tie into free trials.

Try a few of these subscription demos:

You can also set up installment plans to end subscriptions after a specific number of charges.

Offer Discounts with Coupon Codes in Stripe

Percent or amount-off coupon codes added in your Stripe dashboard can be used in your payment forms.

Use with subscriptions or one-time payments, and optionally add a total amount label that updates real-time.

Try our demos with coupon code fields

I’ve set up payment processing on over a dozen sites and it usually takes forever just to get up and running. Using WP Simple Pay I was accepting Stripe payments in no time. It’s one of the best decisions I made while launching my new product.

Mike Taber, Founder of Bluetick

Add Apple Pay and Google Pay Buttons to Stripe Payment forms

Give your site visitors the option to pay using Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Microsoft Pay with a single button in your custom embedded or overlay payment forms.

Anyone with a browser and device combination that allows one of these options will see the new payment button.

Try our Apple Pay & Google Pay demos

Accept ACH Debit Payments with Stripe

Give your U.S. customers the option to pay directly from their bank accounts with ACH debit payments and take advantage of lower fees in Stripe. ACH payments on Stripe cost 0.80%, capped at $5, with no monthly fees or verification fees.

Try our ACH debit payment demos

Accept Buy Now, Pay Later Payments with Klarna and Afterpay/Clearpay

With a buy now, pay later payment method enabled, your customers get more payment flexibility, allowing them to purchase what they want now and pay over time. Your business receives the full payment upfront and is protected from fraud, while your customers pay nothing or only a portion of the total upfront without fees.

Try our Klarna buy now, pay later demo
Try our Afterpay/Clearpay buy now, pay later demo

More Alternative Payment Methods with Stripe

Even more alternative payment methods for your credit card payment forms are supported by WP Simple Pay and Stripe. Check out these demos:

Customized Payment Confirmation Details with Stripe

Easily customize the credit card payment confirmation details your customers see within the post editor using placeholder tags.

Complete any purchase on our demo site to see it in action.

Locale and Currency Settings in Stripe

Stripe currently supports 30+ languages, 45+ countries, and 135+ currencies. WP Simple Pay lets you set the locale (language) for your payment forms as well as the preferred currency and date formats for your site’s region.

Try our French locale + Euro currency demo

The WP Simple Pay team has been outstanding. From technical support to feature requests to frequent product updates – the value provided has saved us thousands over building a Stripe integration ourselves.

Jon MacDonald, Founder of The Good

Get Help

WP Simple Pay is backed by top-notch technical support from our globally distributed full-time support team. We also have an extensive documentation site available. If you’re looking for faster support via email, we encourage you to purchase a WP Simple Pay Pro license.

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  • Payment form template selection
  • Payment form settings: General
  • Payment form settings: Set amount, Button text
  • Payment form settings: Stripe Checkout options
  • Desktop Stripe Checkout example
  • Mobile Stripe Checkout example
  • Payment forms listing
  • Global payment form settings: Currency
  • Global payment form settings: Connect with Stripe, Test mode
  • Global payment form settings: Payment confirmation details


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • Stripe Payment Forms by WP Simple Pay - Best Stripe Payments Plugin for WordPress


The easiest way to install WP Simple Pay is to search for it via your site’s Dashboard.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Log in to your site’s dashboard (e.g.
  2. Click on the “Plugins” tab in the left panel, then click “Add New”.
  3. Search for “Stripe” or “WP Simple Pay” and find our plugin near the top.
  4. Install it by clicking the “Install Now” link.
  5. When installation finishes, click “Activate Plugin”.
  6. A new menu item “WP Simple Pay” should appear in your dashboard.

If you prefer installing manually you can download the plugin ZIP file here.

Additional documentation at


Can I collect payments on mobile?

Yes. Stripe Checkout is optimized for mobile credit card payments and automatically presents Apple Pay or Google Pay options when available.

Can I create multiple payment forms?

Yes. There is no limit to the number of credit card payment forms you can create, each with unique settings.

Is there a maximum amount that can be collected per payment?

No. Our Stripe credit card payment forms do not have a limit on how much money can be processed.

Do I need to purchase a Stripe payment gateway add-on?

No. WP Simple Pay connects to Stripe (and Stripe only) out of the box. No Stripe payment gateway add-on required.

Can I collect more than just payment data from my customers?

WP Simple Pay Pro allows you to insert additional custom fields in your payment forms to record extra data with each Stripe payment record.

Where can payment forms be embedded?

Payment forms are embedded via shortcodes and can be placed anywhere a shortcode can.

What are the fees for collecting payments?

Stripe has a per-transaction charge which varies by country. See Stripe’s pricing for details.

Besides Stripe’s pricing, WP Simple Pay charges an additional 3% fee for transactions processed through WP Simple Pay Lite (the free version of the plugin).

The 3% additional fee is removed by upgrading to WP Simple Pay Pro.

Can I offer coupon codes to my site visitors?

WP Simple Pay Pro provides a way to add a field to allow an amount or percentage off discount code.

Can I accept payments without leaving my website (on-site checkout)?

WP Simple Pay Pro offers on-site payment forms that ensure customers never leave your site.


27. Septembar 2022.
I'm a newbie using Wordpress, and trying to bring online payments to a non-profit group. The WP Simple Pay plugin has been a perfect plugin for us. It is light-weight, simple, and does what we want. I did have a few stumbling blocks, and their technical support were so patient in working with me to resolve them. We are only a single site user, yet we were treated like a major customer. I got responses right away, and they went above and beyond until my questions were completely resolved. Thanks so much!
19. August 2022.
I had an issue with updating the plug-in. Customer support was exceptionally helpful and prompt.
18. August 2022.
I was worried this was another plugin that would take ages to set up- It was really simple. I ran in to small issue with how it was being displayed and I was very impressed with the support- They were very responsive and I felt like I was dealing with a developer rather than someone who had learned a support script. Just delighted to be able to add Split payment methods to my site in an hour!
20. Juli 2022.
I started my first ever subscription a month ago, and last week I added WP Simple Pay to my website instead of relying on people messaging me to sign up for my subscription. Now people just go to it any time and sign ups have increased by almost 50%, yet it has barely been a week! Support was extremely helpful when I needed to make a quick fix.
11. Juli 2022.
I have a Healthcare support site. 'transplant-nation' I signed up for Stripe through this plugin. Stripe emailed me: (in part) > "After reviewing your information and website, we’ve determined that your business presents a level of risk for customer disputes that we’re unable to support. As a result, we are ending our service to you, effective immediately. Unfortunately, we’re unable to reveal specific details as to why your account has been deemed high risk, or about the risk review process at Stripe in general." HUH?!? This email relates to your Stripe account for mrtransplant. Account ID: acct_1LJoiSBDpb4AmLs9 your balance will be placed on reserve for the next 120 days... The remaining balance will be paid out to your bank account at the end of this period." My website presents no such risk. They refuse to "reveal specific details as to why your account has been deemed high risk," and they refuse to honor my request for a refund or release the money they collected on my behalf that is mine according to the terms of their contract signed by me and the fact that the donated money came from my own bank account as a test to see if the setup worked. This is theft plain and simple and my bank, Chase, agrees. I am demanding that they reveal why my account has been deemed high risk. I believe they have claimed this for fraudulent reasons.`I have filed with the FTC and my bank and State's attn. Creepy Stripe! "Stripe Payment Forms by WP Simple Pay - Best Stripe Payments Plugin for WordPress." I don't know how simple pay is related to stripe, but I suspect they are a stripe creation; wordpress; plugins; stripe gets you to this plugin.
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Stripe Payment Forms v4.5.2 – September 27, 2022

  • New: Allow licenses to be entered in Lite.
  • Fix: Do not add TinyMCE payment form button to Element TinyMCE instances.
  • Fix: Only show transactions for the global payment mode in the dashboard widget.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.5.0 – August 16, 2022

  • New: Use {customer-name} smart tag to display the customer’s name in payment confirmations.
  • Fix: Hide output of payment forms that are not fully published.
  • Fix: Remove „Edit“ from bulk options.
  • Fix: Update composer autoload to avoid namespace conflicts.
  • Fix: Update non-licensed additional fee to 3%.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.7.1 – July 12, 2022

  • Fix: Only enqueue button block scripts in the block editor.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.7 – July 6, 2022

  • New: Add support for launching off-site Stripe Checkout forms with the core block editor button block.
  • New: Stripe Checkout – add support for adjustable quantities.
  • New: Update styling for payment form previews.
  • New: Update form builder UI and organization.
  • New: Improve System Report by utilizing Site Health.
  • Fix: Ensure dashboard widget does not cause a JavaScript error in some instances.
  • Fix: Ensure UI elements that cannot be used are not shown.
  • Fix: Ensure more compatibility with MySQL indexes.
  • Fix: Update Stripe API PHP library to 8.5.0.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.6 – June 1, 2022

  • New: Dashboard Widget Report – view transaction amounts from the last 7 or 30 days.
  • New: Introduce „Help“ panel. Quickly find documentation or request support.
  • Fix: Display relevant Stripe API error when saving payment forms.
  • Dev: Initialize stripe.js with Stripe API version.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.5 – April 27, 2022

  • New: Stay up to date with WP Simple Pay via the notification inbox.
  • Fix: Ensure payment form template explorer displays properly with WooCommerce active.
  • Fix: Ensure top of page notice remains dismissed after dismissal.
  • Fix: Ensure setup wizard does not override previously set settings.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.4 – March 30, 2022

  • New: Display a notice to site admins and do not output a form without price options.
  • New: Add Stripe Instant Payouts education.
  • New: Add additional payment form templates.
  • Fix: Add more specific UTM arguments to URLs.
  • Fix: Add additional opinionated styles to form preview notice.
  • Fix: Update „Tested up to“ to 5.9.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.3 – March 3, 2022

  • New: Payment Form Templates – choose from premade templates to quickly create payment forms.
  • New: Elementor – select a payment form to launch in a „Button“, „Price Table,“ or „Call to Action“ widget.
  • New: Divi – select a payment form to launch in the „Button“, „Price Table“, or „Call to Action“ module.
  • Fix: Ensure screen options can be used to hide additional metaboxes added to payment form settings.
  • Fix: Ensure classic editor payment form inserter displays payment form title.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.2 – February 10, 2022

  • New: Add „Setup Wizard“ for new installs.
  • New: Add „WP Simple Pay“ payment form block.
  • New: Load payment form preview in an isolated environment. Add helper links.
  • New: Link branding bar logo to website.
  • Fix: Ensure default $1.00 amount can be saved on initial form publish.
  • Fix: Do not display empty form state when searching for payment forms.
  • Fix: Update reCAPTCHA setup description.
  • Fix: Ensure „Test Mode“ can be toggled when there is no active connection.
  • Fix: Only show published pages in settings dropdowns.
  • Fix: Redirect back to relevant page when connecting to Stripe.
  • Dev: Update test matrix against WordPress 5.9.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.1 – January 11, 2022

  • New: Lite – add a 2% application fee to Checkout Sessions for new Stripe Connect connections.
  • New: Stripe Checkout – Add support for collecting phone numbers.
  • New: Show an alert when leaving unsaved changes on payment forms.
  • New: Add „Copy to clipboard“ buttons to payment form shortcodes and system report.
  • New: Add an admin notice requesting a review after 14 days of installation/update.
  • Fix: Update admin bar from „Simple Pay“ to „WP Simple Pay“.
  • Dev: Update copyright dates.

Stripe Payment Forms v4.4.0 – December 14, 2021

  • New: Add additional product education.
  • New: Add product education dashboard widget.
  • New: Add branding to all plugin pages.
  • New: Various plugin UI/UX improvements.
  • New: Show notice if payment form title is empty.
  • New: Add confirmation when disconnecting a Stripe account.
  • New: Add empty states to payment form list when no forms have been created.
  • New: Show global reCAPTCHA and tax settings within payment form settings.
  • New: Alert users of test/live and publishable/secret swapped API credentials.
  • New: Add India, Brazil and United Arab Emirates as a supported account country.
  • New: Automatically retry Stripe API requests on a network failure.
  • Fix: Add consistency to UTM parameters in * outbound links.
  • Fix: Ensure simpay_get_currencies filter is called.
  • Fix: Avoid fatal error on the_title filter when used incorrectly by other plugins.
  • Fix: Ensure Stripe API errors are properly output.
  • Fix: Avoid get_query_var() usage within admin panel for better compatibility with other plugins.
  • Fix: Do not output PHP warnings when visiting Payment Confirmation page directly.
  • Fix: Show generic error message text when REST API response is invalid JSON.
  • Fix: Rename „Macedonia“ to „North Macedonia“.
  • Fix: Lighten placeholder colors on Payment Form settings to avoid confusion with values.
  • Dev: Add plugin service container, service providers, and subscriber architecture in ./src.