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Lightspeed WooCommerce Integration with Gift Cards

Question

Reworking our website. Considering WooCommerce as a platform, but would like to integrate Lightspeed — mostly to coordinate gift cards in store and on the web. Can you give me some additional information on how this might work?  Thanks!

 

Answer

Thank you for your interest in Modern Retail. Yes, our integration with Lightspeed works with the "cloud" version, so you're good there.  This integration connects three key pieces of information as shown in the diagram below.

  1. Products
  2. Orders
  3. Customers

However, the integration could be extended to include gift cards if the Lightspeed API allows it, which on the first look doesn’t appear it does (below are all the API calls to Lightspeed, and it doesn’t appear they have a call for gift cards).

However, all is not lost.  Modern Retail has successfully implemented a Gift Card solution from a company called TenderCard, which you can read more about here:

You will also need a solution on the WooCommerce side.  The Gift Card extension we like for WooCommerce is:

Are you looking for Modern Retail to only do this Lightspeed integration for you, or would you like Modern Retail to build the website for you as well?  In case you didn’t notice from our website, we do both!

Let me know how I can help and if you need anything else.  Thank you.

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