#Audience and purpose
This guide is written for application developers who want to integrate Alipay cross-border website payment solution. Implementing this solution requires software development skills. You must write code that uses the API request and reply fields to integrate Alipay cross-border PC payment solution into your existing order management system.
#What is the Alipay cross-border website payment solution
Alipay (Chinese: 支付宝) is a third-party mobile and online payment platform. Alipay cross-border website payment gives your buyers a simplified and secure payment experience that keeps them local to your website throughout the payment process. Once integrated the Alipay online payment service, you should present an Alipay payment button on your website for the consumer to complete the payment and check out.
#Why do you need the Alipay cross-border website payment solution
- Offer Chinese consumers a familiar payment experience that they are comfortable with.
- Deduct payment amount from the consumer's Alipay account in real-time in CNY and settle the payment to you in a foreign currency.
- Check/download transaction and settlement information conveniently.
- Support 14 currencies for your convenience. You will provide your worldwide customers with such a professional payment experience. For more information about the supported currencies, see Supported Currency List.
For technical questions, please contact Global Merchant Technical Support (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For non-technical questions, like how to sign up with Alipay, please contact Global Merchant Business Support (email@example.com) .