Webgold Design builds WooCommerce First Atlantic Commerce Payment Gateway Plugin

WooCommerce plugin enables merchants to accept payments via First Atlantic Commerce on WordPress website

Hamilton, Bermuda and Trinidad & Tobago. February 9, 2016 — First Atlantic Commerce (FAC), a global online payment solutions provider, today announced Caribbean website and app development studio, Webgold Designs, has developed an extension for eCommerce platform, WooCommerce, enabling merchants to easily accept payments on their WordPress websites.

WordPress is one of the most popular website and blogging platforms in the world today, and WooCommerce is the most popular E-commerce extension for WordPress — now powering 30% of all online stores, according to Webgold Designs.

The WooCommerce First Atlantic Commerce Payment Gateway extension allows store owners to accept payments on their WordPress websites and have their earnings routed into their online merchant account via FAC’s payment gateway.

“We are excited about the development of our plugin to First Atlantic Commerce,” said Stephan De Roche, CEO of Webgold Designs Limited. “FAC is connected to banks all over the world so this will enable clients to process transactions in up to 145 currencies, with pricing and settlement in up to 15 major world currencies depending on the bank where they hold their merchant account.

“We love working with WordPress, and this is why we’ve built this plugin from the ground up — to work seamlessly with WordPress and WooCommerce.”

The e-Commerce First Atlantic Commerce Payment Gateway Extension for WooCommerce is now available direct from Webgold Designs, which saves merchants time and resources required to customize their integration and configure it to FAC’s payment gateway.

Designed for WooCommerce v 2.2 or higher, verified and tested by First Atlantic Commerce, the extension offers merchants simple access to:

  • PCI Compliant Gateway
  • Real-time Processing (pending merchant account approval with acquiring bank)
  • 3D Secure (bank dependent)
  • Fraud platform, Kount
  • Credit Card Tokenization
  • Recurring Payments

About First Atlantic Commerce

First Atlantic Commerce (FAC) is a leading global, online payment solutions provider.  Headquartered in Bermuda, and established in 1998 to create secure card-based payment solutions for e-businesses, FAC’s cGate technology offers service, flexibility and security to adapt to many business and bank acquirer requirements. FAC provides merchants with multi-currency payment solutions in addition to fraud risk management services including AVS-only, CVV2/CVC2/CID verification, 3-D Secure™ and Kount’s fraud control system, in multiple jurisdictions across Europe, Mauritius and the Latin American Caribbean Region.  For more information on First Atlantic Commerce, please visit

About WebGold Designs Limited

Webgold Designs Limited is a Trinidadian based website and application development company with a passion for creating great user experiences. They work flexibly with clients to design solutions that fulfill their business needs. For more information, please visit