This page features a collection of terms used in this documentation and ther common definition in Limepay's context.
3D-Secure - a security challenge used by credit and debit card issuers during online purchases.
API call - tbd
API key - a unique identifier given to merchants used to action operations through the Limepay API.
Authentication Key Header - tbd
Backend - tbd
Checkout - the widget on a store page that customers make purchases through.
Customer - an entity using the Limepay checkout to purchase goods or services.
Enterprise - a business with a significant interest in selling to or encompassing other business.
Field - the place to enter a value after a parameter.
Frontend - tbd
Integration - the process and method of embedding the Limepay checkout into a web page.
KYC check - Know Your Customer check. A background check run as part of responsible lending practices on customers choosing to pay in instalments.
Merchant - an entity with a direct financial relationship with Limepay. Uses the Limepay checkout to sell goods or services.
Merchant dashboard - control panel through which a merchant can review and manage payments.
Parameter - tbd
Payment - the money a customer pays in a transaction.
Payment token - a token generated by the Limepay checkout when a customer makes a purchase. Used to actualise a transaction.
Payout - the money that is given to the merchant after a purchase is made through the checkout.
Platform - A particular structure of business where a merchant.
Plugin - a program, in this case a version of Limepay, which can be easily integrated into another service, in this case an e-commerce platform.
Instalments - an optional payment method where a customer pays over several installments.
Sub-merchant - a merchant operating under the umbrella of the merchant.
Transaction - tbd
Virtual Terminal - Limepay's system for generating and completing orders from their merchant dashboard, without the need for a point of sales.