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16 Benefits of No-code Payment Integration

16 Benefits of No-code Payment Integration
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No-code technology is revolutionary for building and deploying software solutions rapidly, without writing code. No-code and low-code integrations offer a range of templates, webhooks, point-and-click tools and intuitive interfaces that allow users—even those without extensive coding knowledge—to develop applications, websites, and complex workflows. Automating processes and streamlining workflows can make businesses more agile, responsive, and competitive in today's fast-paced digital landscape.

Integrating payments via traditional APIs can take months and requires technical software coding knowledge and IT specialists that understand how payment acceptance works. Furthermore, some payment processors charge expensive integration fees, which further adds to the development costs.

No-code payment integration® is completed in just a few clicks, making it an ideal choice for software developers and business owners who need to get up and running quickly while staying current with evolving payment acceptance features. Users simply map fields required to run a transaction, including amount, invoice number, and customer information, and instruct what to do post-approval, such as close out a one-time purchase, update customer history, or email a receipt.

Six Top Benefits of No-code Payments

  1. Fast and Easy Integration: It takes mere minutes to add payment acceptance features to any cloud-based software—POS, PMS, CRM, ERP—using pre-built components and intuitive point-and-click tools. Companies can configure payment experiences and workflows aligned with their business needs.
  2. Simple and Intuitive:  Payment processes are launched via a user-friendly browser extension featuring a point-and-click interface. Staff can quickly initiate secure payments for in-person transactions, key in details for phone orders, create and send digital invoices, process recharges or refunds, and manage their customers’ recurring payment schedules.
  3. Increased Efficiency: Businesses can create workflows between their core software and their payment provider and automate repetitive tasks without extensive coding knowledge or technical expertise. This helps boost productivity, reduces manual processes and errors, and frees employees to focus on higher-value, customer-facing activities.
  4. Cost Savings: Payment acceptance features are integrated without significant investments in hardware, software, and development resources.
  5. Secure and Compliant: Using a no-code browser extension means no sensitive cardholder data is passed through or stored on local systems or networks belonging to the business or software provider. PCI compliance is simplified, and exposure to a data breach is reduced significantly.
  6. Keep Current with Payment Trends: New features and enhancements can be automatically activated via real-time updates. Contactless and digital wallet payments speed checkout. Popular features like surcharging offset transaction fees by passing costs to customers. ACH direct bank transfers significantly lower transaction fees by riding the rails of low-cost banking networks.

Ten Features that Drive More Value

Not all no-code payment integration platforms are equal. Features and business models vary greatly, making it crucial to look beyond the developer experience when evaluating no-code payment providers.


  1. Interchange-plus Pricing: Many payment providers bundle payment processing fees into flat-rate or tiered programs, adding a margin to pad their pockets. Interchange-plus is the most transparent rate plan. It simply charges the card brands’ published Interchange rates plus a flat markup on each transaction.
  2. Cloud-connected Payment Terminal: Manually keying sensitive card details into software fields is risky, resulting in higher interchange rates. Capturing payment details on a Wi-Fi-connected terminal via a dip, tap or swipe is more secure and costs less, especially if the device supports PIN debit. 
  3. ACH Bank Transfers: ACH is a convenient, low-cost alternative to paper checks and credit card payments. ACH per-transaction costs are typically 0.50% - 1%, compared to a typical range of 2% - 3% for credit cards. 
  4. Plaid Account-to-Account Technology: A2A bank connectivity via Plaid streamlines ACH enrollment and authorization by automatically obtaining customers’ account and routing number information and by checking real-time funds availability.
  5. Credit Card Surcharge: Businesses can offset costs by transferring credit card transaction fees to customers. Cardholders can switch to cash, a debit card, or ACH to avoid the surcharge.


  1. No-code/Low-code Combination: Some payment features are better supported by low-code technology that uses accessible webhooks. Low-code integration provides more control over the integration process, allowing developers to customize workflows and business logic to meet specific requirements.
  2. Pay-by-Link Phone Payments: Sending a secure payment link to a customer while on the phone is more efficient and secure than having staff obtain card details verbally and manually key them into the software. Any business can use pay-by-link since it does not require an e-commerce website. Plus, cash flow is improved since payment is made immediately.
  3. Card-on-File Processing: Securely keeping customer credentials on file makes it easy to charge cards for future one-time or recurring payments. Account Updater programs help keep payment details current by checking for updates to card numbers and expiration dates, resulting in higher approval rates. 


Finally, be sure an integration partner is committed to providing the tools needed to innovate and succeed. In addition to features and technology, it’s important to consider commercials and ongoing support.

  1. Support for Developers and Customers: Self-service is great at a vending machine. Adding and maintaining payment features—and helping customers with problems—is better served by live experts that follow through with every inquiry until the customer is satisfied.
  2. Full-Service Partnerships: Don’t settle for connectivity alone. ISVs and developers should be able to share in the revenue stream from payments running through their software. Choose a partner that invests in your success and supports you and your customers throughout the customer journey.

Looking for a no-code/low-code payment solution? Look no further.


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