Synopsis You would like to accept payments by check. Can you do this and how are check payments managed?
Solution You can accept checks as a form of payment, along with credit card and/or other payment options. To do this, selectCheck/ChequeunderPayment MethodsatTools -> Payment Settings. This option is for paper checks that will be mailed or otherwise delivered to you.
When an online order is made with the payment type of check selected, the order will have a status of Incomplete. Once you receive or clear the check, you will want to complete the payment following these steps:
Click onReports -> Orders, and click the number of the order for which you wish to apply the payment.
Scroll to theApply Paymentssection on the lower part of the screen.
Select thePayment Typeas Check. If the check is for the full amount, inPayment Statusselect Complete. (You can also apply partial payments.) Enter theAmountreceived and the check number in thePayment Reference. You also have the option of adding anyNotesthat are useful.
Click theApplybutton to record the payment. Now your order status is Complete.