How do I connect Stripe to WriteUpp so that I can take online payments?

Stripe is a payment gateway that allows you to take payments directly from your clients. It’s integrated into WriteUpp so that you can take payments in a seamless manner. Using Stripe with WriteUpp will reduce time-sapping admin, improve your cashflow and reduce your transaction costs. You can find out more about Stripe here.

To take payment (via Stripe) in WriteUpp you will be charged your local Stripe fee + 0.5%. So, for example, if your local Stripe fees are 1.4% + 20p/transaction you will be charged 1.9% + 20p/transaction.

All fees are deducted by Stripe.

If you wish to start taking payments in WriteUpp via Stripe go to Settings -> Invoice and click on the blue  "CONFIGURE ONLINE PAYMENTS" button below.


From here you will be taken to the following screen where you will need to connect to your Stripe account. Don’t worry if you’ve not got a Stripe account you will be able to set one up as part of the process.


When you click on the "Connect with Stripe" button you will be asked to login to your Stripe account or create one.


and then you will be taken to the following screen and asked to confirm that you want to connect your Stripe account to WriteUpp.


Note: If you have a Stripe account but haven't completed the Account form you will be taken to the following screen. Your MUST complete the account form to be able to take payments.


Having "connected/authorized" your Stripe account you will be taken to the following screen where you will be able to:

  • reconnect your Stripe account if you're having problems
  • see details on how you can insert a "Pay by Stripe" link on your invoices
  • disconnect your Stripe account if you no longer wish to take payments in WriteUpp


Having connected (and setup) Stripe all payments made via Stripe will paid into your Stripe account where they can be transferred to your business bank account.

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