WP Simple Pay Documentation

Documentation, Reference Materials, and Tutorials for WP Simple Pay

How to Configure the Payment Confirmation Display

To configure what’s displayed to your users after a successful payment, go to WP Simple Pay โ†’ Settings โ†’ Payment Confirmation.

WP Simple Pay payment confirmation pages

In addition to these global payment confirmation messages, you can customize your payment flows even further by adding custom confirmation messages to be displayed when a payment has been completed using a specific payment form. More information can be found here.


Payment Success Page

The page customers are directed to after a successful payment. This page should contain the [simpay_payment_receipt] shortcode.

Payment Failure Page

The page customers are sent to after a failed payment.

Payment Cancelled Page

The page customers are sent to after cancelling an off-site Stripe Checkout payment.

Confirmation Messages

A confirmation message is what is shown after a successful payment is made — often a receipt. You can use Smart Tags to display dynamic information related to the payment, customer, or custom data.

One-Time Payment

The message shown after a successful one-time payment.


The message shown after the initial subscription payment.

Subscription with Trial

The message shown after a subscription free trial begins.

Built-In Smart Tag Reference

The following Smart Tags are built in to WP Simple Pay to help you customize your payment confirmations.

The form’s item Title value.

The form’s Item Description value.

The total price of the payment.

The charge date returned from Stripe.

The name from the Name form field

The unique charge ID returned from Stripe.

The calculated tax amount based on the total and tax percentage setting

The brand of card used. Visa, Amex, etc.

The last four digits of the card used

The recurring amount to be charged each period of the subscription. Applies to subscriptions without trials only.

The max number of charges until the subscription ends if installment plans are setup. Applies to subscriptions without trials only.

The day the plan’s free trial ends. Applies to subscriptions with trials only.

Custom Smart Tags

To output additional information related to payments or subscriptions, use the {payment:key}, and {customer:key} smart tags to access Stripe object data.

For example:

Using these custom smart tags, you can create more personal and flexible payment confirmation pages, such as:

Thank you. Your payment of {total-amount} has been received. Please check your email for additional information.

{customer:address:line1} {customer:address:line2}
{customer:address:city}, {customer:address:state}
{customer:address:postal_code}, {customer:address:country}

You can also create smart tags using custom form field data. Find out how.

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