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Alipay Cross border

Olivia Felsberger edited this page Aug 9, 2019 · 5 revisions

Alipay Cross-border is one of the most popular wallet systems in China. It makes international online shopping easy for Chinese consumers: they can pay using Renminbi (RMB). Alipay Cross-border makes the currency exchange and remits the sum in the currency of the merchant.

Alipay Cross-border Configuration

  1. Select Shop Settings/Payment Methods.

  2. Scroll down to Wirecard Alipay Cross-border. edit

  3. Click Wirecard Alipay Cross-border to open the Alipay Cross-border configuration page: Payment in Advance Configuration

Purchase Price From/To

During checkout, the consumer can choose Alipay Cross-border only if the total purchase price is within the specified limits. Select the limits according to your Wirecard contract.


The descriptor is the text representing an order on the consumer's bank statement issued by their bank. It provides information for the consumer, as it associates a specific debit on the consumer's account with the respective purchase in your shop.

  • If the descriptor is set to No, the issuer/acquirer generates a default entry for each purchase.

  • If the descriptor is set to Yes, the default descriptor text consists of the first 9 characters of the shop name and the order number. To modify the descriptor, use the method getDescriptor in the file Extend/Model/Payment_Gateway.php.

    • Allowed characters: umlaut, 0-9, a-z, A-Z, , +, ,, -, .
    • Max. length: 27 characters

Set this feature to Yes to send the descriptor with each request/response.

Send Additional Information

If this feature is set to Yes, additional data will be sent for the purpose of fraud protection. This additional data includes billing/shipping address, shopping basket, and descriptor.

Note: The additional information includes the descriptor even if the descriptor option is set to No.

Delete Canceled Order

If this feature is set to Yes, every time the payment process is canceled before completion of the authorization/purchase, the corresponding order will be automatically deleted from the OXID order management.

Delete Failed Order

If this feature is set to Yes, every time the payment process fails to complete the authorization/purchase successfully, the corresponding order will be automatically deleted from the OXID order management.

Payment Action

Alipay Cross-border transactions allow only payment action Purchase, which triggers the transaction type debit for payment method Alipay Cross-border.

Successful transactions (i.e. payments for orders) are captured/invoiced automatically and do not have to be confirmed manually.

Supported Post-Processing Operations

To access post-processing operations, go to Wirecard Transactions to open the transaction table, which lists all successful transactions: Wirecard Payment Gateway Options

Click a Transaction ID to open the transaction detail view. It shows all available post-processing operations, e.g.: Wirecard Payment Gateway Transaction Details

Alipay Cross-border supports the post-processing operation Refund.

Refund triggers the transaction type refund-debit. The payment/invoice will be refunded, and the corresponding order in OXID order management will be updated to status Refunded.

You also have the option of partial Refund. Partial Refund is possible until the payment has been refunded in full.

Please be aware that stock management is not included in the post-processing operations triggered in the Wirecard module but only in OXID order management.

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