Shopware: Installation Guide For QPAY Checkout Page

Shopware: Installation Guide For QPAY Checkout Page

Before installing the shop plugin install the Cron plugin, which is delivered together with the shop as standard, for shops in version 4.3.x.

The installation guide shows the step-by-step installation of the plugin to the installed shop system on a web server. Test the online shop and the plugin’s configuration on a test system before installing the plugin on a production system.

Don’t install the plugin from two sources at the same time.

Step 1

Log in to the administration section of the online shop. Select Configuration > Plugin Manager.

Upload the zip file provided by QENTA. After uploading, the online shop will inform that the plugin has been successfully uploaded. The plugin is now displayed in the list of inactive Plugins.

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Step 2

Click on the green (+) icon to install the plugin to the online shop.


In order to guarantee the proper operation of the plugin, it’s necessary to clear the Shopware cache and recompile the Shopware theme. Therefore confirm the following two dialog windows.


Click "Activate" to activate the plugin and the plugin will be displayed in the list of active Plugins.

Step 3

Configure the details of the plugin in the Configuration tab after activation.

Configuring The Plugin

Customer ID customerId received from QENTA.

Shop ID

Unique identifier for the shop. Has to be enabled by QENTA for this customerId.
To use QPAY Checkout Page in demo mode during the integration into the online shop, leave this field empty.


The secret that is also received from QENTA.

Service Url

URL which leads to the imprint of the shop, this field is mandatory.

Restore basket

If enabled, the original content of the shopping basket is restored if the consumer changed the basket during the payment process. If disabled, the order is not executed and is set to a clarification state.

Confirmation mail

E-mail address of the merchant for receiving payment information details regarding the orders placed by the consumers in an online shop. Has to be enabled by QENTA for the customerId.

Use auto-deposit

Activating or deactivating the automated deposit immediately after a successful payment was made by the consumer. Has to be enabled by QENTA for customerId.

Max. retries

A maximum number of retry attempts during payment.

Send additional data

Sending additional data regarding consumer data (consumerBilling data and consumerShipping data).

Use iframe

If enabled, QPAY Checkout Page is displayed within an iframe in an online shop. If disabled, QPAY Checkout Page is displayed in the current web browser window during the payment process. After the consumer finished the payment process a redirection to the online shop is performed automatically. Be aware that XHTML strict mode does not support iframes.

Save QENTA response

The response of QENTA contains detailed information regarding the transaction. May store these data in an internal field that is not visible to the consumer.


Enable logging for debugging . The log data are written to log files within the ”/log/” folder of this plugin. Make sure to set proper access rights for the folder and use this logging option only during testing and never in production mode.

Delete log-file after x days

Count of days until log files are deleted.

Shopware transaction ID

The orderNumber or the gatewayReferenceNumber can be used and shown as a Shopware Transaction ID.

Display text

Optional text is displayed together with the data of the order.

Activating Payment Methods

Select Configuration > Shipping and in the window Shipping costs management one type of shipping for editing. A new window named Shipping costs opens. Select the Payments tab. Move required payment methods from the left list named Available to the right list named Selected by selecting the payment method and pressing the button. Click the Save button and close this dialog.


On the main menu select Configuration > Payment methods to activate the new payment methods. Select one payment method in the left list named Available payments and on the General tab check the Active checkbox.


Optionally, it’s possible to modify the description of the payment method and this text is visible to the consumer during the payment process. Additionally, surcharges and discounts can be set per payment method. Within the Position field the sort order of the payment methods presented during the payment process in an online shop can change. After configuring the selected payment method, click the Save button and proceed with the next payment method.

Table 1. Supported Payment Methods

Credit Card

Credit Card-Mail Order and Telephone Order

Maestro SecureCode








Select Configuration > Shipping costs.

Select one type of shipping in the window Shipping costs management for editing. A new window named Shipping costs opens.


Technical Details

For implementation details of this plugin consult the inline documentation of the provided source code.

The source of the plugin is structured into the following folders and files:

  • The Bootstrap.php file is the starting file containing all configurations, hooks and events.

  • /Components contains the QENTA Library and the Zend framework. The files are automatically included via Loader.php.

  • /Controller manages the control flow between the QENTA Library, the models and the views. Each method ending with the suffix Action within the PaymentQENTACEE.php file can be directly called by a proper URL (e.g. Especially the confirmation of a successful payment can be done within the URL Be aware that this URL has to be reachable over the Internet either on port 80 for http or port 443 for https.

  • /Models manages the data, processing, resources, logs and the basket. Especially the method Config::getPaymentMethods() is used for configuring the different payment methods.

  • /View contains templates, HTML, JavaScript and style sheets for the plugin.

Text resources can be customized and translated. Example files are available within the zip file at QENTACheckoutPage/assets/lang/<language>.php.

Retrieve information on the payment method used by the consumer

Information about the payment method that customer used can be retrieved for a transaction after the plugin has been deleted/uninstalled. After deleting or uninstalling the plugin, the payment method used for a transaction is not displayed anymore in the field Payment method and only an ID is shown instead (go to the administration section of the online shop, select Customers > Orders > Show details > Details).

To be able to still retrieve information on the used payment method, on the Configuration tab select Plugin Manager. Click Installed, select QPAY Checkout Page, click Open and select Internal commentfield as value for Save QENTA response.

The payment method used by the consumer is then displayed in the Customers tab. Select Orders > Show details > Communication to see the payment method.