Before you go live, follow this checklist to make sure you're ready to start accepting Klarna payments.
Before letting your customers pay with Klarna in your online store, it's important you ensure your integration meets our standards and complies with local regulations.
Make sure to follow our Klarna payments and Klarna checkout integration best practices to get the most out of your partnership with Klarna.
To maximize your business impact with our partnership, include the following Klarna assets on your website.
✓ Integrate the Klarna logo or banner in the header or footer. Make sure it's always up to date using the top-strip or footer from our On-site messaging platform available via the Merchant portal.
✓ Alternatively, you can download static marketing assets for the specific market from the Grab-and-go marketing section.
✓ Use Klarna's On-site messaging to raise awareness of flexible payment options with Klarna early in the consumer journey. Add the credit promotion placement close to the product price, following the On-site messaging best practices. You can customize the layout of the placement in the Merchant portal to better fit your product page's overall design.
✓ Use Klarna's On-site messaging to inform your customers of the available payment options on the cart page. Add the credit promotion placement close to the product price, following the On-site messaging best practices. You can customize the layout of the placement in the Merchant portal to better fit your product page's overall design.
To stay compliant with Klarna's legal requirements, make sure that your website contains information about our partnership.
✓ Reflect your partnership with Klarna on your Terms and conditions page. Please also link to Klarna's shopping terms and data privacy notice for the relevant market and product.
- Legal considerations of Klarna payments
- Legal considerations of Klarna checkout
✓ Reflect your partnership with Klarna in your data privacy statement. Please also link to Klarna's data privacy notice for the relevant market.
To help your customers understand payments with Klarna, make sure to provide clear information about Klarna on your website and in post-purchase communications.
✓ In your customer-facing Frequently asked questions (FAQs), include clear information about Klarna and the available payment methods. Use the FAQ placement from our On-site messaging platform available via the Merchant portal to tell your customers everything they want to know about buying with Klarna.
✓ Alternatively, include Klarna in your FAQs and link to Klarna's customer support for the relevant market.
✓ Alternatively, create your own Klarna FAQs page.
- Add the information about Klarna payment methods and a link to Klarna's customer support to make it as smoooth as possible for the customers to get in touch with Klarna.
- Use the marketing assets to keep your FAQ compliant with our marketing guidelines.
✓ Include Klarna payment information, for example, the Klarna order ID (
order_id), and the Klarna logotype, along with a link to Klarna's customer support and a link to the Klarna app, in your order confirmation and shipping confirmation emails.
✓ If you send out a separate invoice, remove any bank details not to confuse your customers as the payment is handled by Klarna.
After you've completed and tested the integration in playground, perform the following actions before the go-live.
✓ Once the contract is signed and the production merchant IDs (MIDs) are created, you'll receive an activation email for your production Merchant portal access. Activate your user account.
Have customers see you in the best light across Klarna's ecosystem, including our smoooth app.
✓ Add your logo, background image, feature image, and the links to your social channels in Branding in the Merchant portal. To learn more, go to brand configuration guidelines.
✓ Repeat the steps to generate the API credentials, this time in the production Merchant portal.
✓ Save the generated username and password and forward it to your development team.