GoDaddy has joined the list of website builder (opens in a new tab) services that now offer Tap to Pay technology on iPhone.
Available now for US-based users only to get started, come on daddy (opens in a new tab) has collaborated with Apple Tap to Pay on iPhone to offer this for free from its mobile app.
GoDaddy says the release of this additional service aims to simplify contactless payments for small businesses without the need to purchase an additional service. point of sale system (opens in a new tab).
Tap to pay with GoDaddy
Apple Tap to Pay was first unveiled in February 2022 with the aim of eradicating the use of external point-of-sale hardware. GoDaddy joins the likes of Wix (opens in a new tab) And Stripe which also recently announced Tap to Pay features (opens in a new tab).
By downloading the GoDaddy mobile app to a compatible iPhone, businesses will be able to accept all types of contactless payments, from contactless debit and credit cards to Apple Pay and other digital wallets.
“Based on our data, more than half of all in-store purchases are now contactless, making it a preferred way for consumers to make in-store payments,” said Osama Bedier, President of GoDaddy Commerce. .
“Many of our US customers already have an iPhone. By adding Tap to Pay on iPhone to the GoDaddy mobile app, we will enable millions of small businesses to accept payments in person without having to purchase additional hardware. is important in this climate.It’s part of GoDaddy’s mission to put merchants first by making user-friendly connected commerce tools accessible to all businesses, regardless of size.
In a company blog post (opens in a new tab)GoDaddy claims that Apple does not store card numbers on the device or on Apple servers, and GoDaddy implements advanced encryption designed to protect user data.
Transactions through the GoDaddy mobile app are powered by GoDaddy Payments, which comes with a transaction fee of 2.3% + 0 cents per in-person transaction.
GoDaddy has not yet commented on extending the offer to users outside the United States.