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Today, we’ve added a fresh Developers section to the Instrumentenbord that helps you build and manage your Stripe integration. You can monitor API and webhook usage te real time, manage API upgrades, and find all our developer contraptions te one place.

Monitor your requests and errors

The Instrumentenbord now provides real-time charts for your API usage. You can filterzakje errors by endpoint or type, and instantly dive into the logs for the requests that triggered the issues to fix them. You can also investigate webhook events and track the response time for each request sent to your servers. When used te test mode, this can be helpful ter debugging requests to Stripe’s API and identifying errors spil they occur.

Lightly keep your API version up to date

Wij regularly release fresh versions of our API that add fresh functionality and wij let you choose when to upgrade. We’ve heard terugkoppeling that it’s not always effortless to know whether an upgrade might pauze your integration. The Instrumentenbord now surfaces exactly which API versions your business is using and any potential violating switches before you upgrade.

Improve your integration

The fresh Instrumentenbord also offers suggestions on how to improve your integration with suggested best practices. For example, TLS 1.1 deprecation is coming! You can now check if your integration is ready directly from the Instrumentenbord.

Wij hope you find thesis features helpful. You can check out the Developers section by signing into your Stripe account.

radar Set rules for recurring payments with the fresh is_recurring parameter.

February 20, 2018

Anthropogenic climate switch is accelerating. Spil a result, wij determined to become a carbon-neutral business. Learn more

February 15, 2018

development Wij’ve released version 6.0.0 of Stripe’s PHP library, which includes support for automatic request retries.

radar 3D Secure often — but not always — shifts liability for fraudulent charges from your business to the card networks. Now, you can write Radar rules based on whether there’s a liability shift.

radar You can now set rules based on whether 3D Secure is recommended, required, optional, or not supported for a specific payment.

payments A source’s card.three_d_secure property can now have the value recommended , indicating that the 3D Secure process can be attempted with minimal influence on conversion rate.

We’ll be turning off support for all API requests to Stripe from servers using older versions of TLS on June 13, 2018. The TLS protocol is used to encrypt your servers’ communications with Stripe, so it’s significant that your integration uses the latest version. (TLS 1.Two is much more secure than its predecessors.)

Since our announcement two years ago, we’ve bot working with our users to upgrade almost all Stripe integrations to using TLS 1.Two for API requests.

Here’s the timeline we’ll be following:

  • Monday, February Nineteen: All servers using older versions of TLS will be blocked from the Stripe API ter test mode.
  • Wednesday, June 13: All servers using older versions of TLS will be blocked from the Stripe API ter live mode.

If you’re not sure you’re running TLS 1.Two, you can go after our detailed upgrade instructions to check your version and learn how to secure your servers. While there are usually no switches required to your Stripe code, you might need to upgrade the operating system or packages on your servers.

If you have any questions or need help, just let us know!

February 1, 2018

radar You can now write custom-made Radar rules for CVC, ZIP, and address verification using the outcomes pass , fail , unavailable , unchecked , and not_provided .

mobile Wij’ve released version 12.0.0 of Stripe’s iOS SDK, which includes support for creating tokens for Connected Accounts.

radar You can now write Radar rules using the card BIN, card fingerprint, charge description, and email associated with the payment.

instrumentenbord We’ve improved how wij voorstelling your balances and transfers ter the Instrumentenbord.

Tom Karlo on January 23, 2018

At Stripe, we’ve long bot excited about the possibilities of cryptocurrencies and the experimentation and innovation that’s come with them. Te 2014, wij became the very first major payments company to support Bitcoin payments.

Our hope wasgoed that Bitcoin could become a universal, decentralized substrate for online transactions and help our customers enable buyers te places that had less credit card invasion or use cases where credit card fees were prohibitive.

Overheen the past year or two, spil block size boundaries have bot reached, Bitcoin has evolved to become better-suited to being an asset than being a means of exchange. Given the overall success that the Bitcoin community has achieved, it’s hard to quibble with the decisions that have bot made along the way. (And we’re certainly glad to see any novel, ambitious project do so well.)

This has led to Bitcoin becoming less useful for payments, however. Transaction confirmation times have risen substantially, this, te turn, has led to an increase te the failure rate of transactions denominated te fiat currencies. (By the time the transaction is confirmed, fluctuations ter Bitcoin price mean that it’s for the “wrong” amount.) Furthermore, fees have risen a fine overeenkomst. For a regular Bitcoin transaction, a toverfee of ems of U.S. dollars is common, making Bitcoin transactions about spil expensive spil bankgebouw wires.

Because of this, we’ve seen the desire from our customers to accept Bitcoin decrease. And of the businesses that are accepting Bitcoin on Stripe, we’ve seen their revenues from Bitcoin decline substantially. Empirically, there are fewer and fewer use cases for which accepting or paying with Bitcoin makes sense.

Therefore, embarking today, wij are winding down support for Bitcoin payments. Overheen the next three months wij will work with affected Stripe users to ensure a slick transition before wij zekering processing Bitcoin transactions on April 23, 2018.

Despite this, wij remain very optimistic about cryptocurrencies overall. There are a lotsbestemming of efforts that wij view spil promising and that wij can certainly imagine enabling support for te the future. We’re interested ter what’s happening with Lightning and other proposals to enable swifter payments. OmiseGO is an ambitious and clever proposal, more broadly, Ethereum proceeds to spawn many high-potential projects. Wij may add support for Stellar (to which wij provided seed funding) if substantive use resumes to grow. It’s possible that Bitcoin Specie, Litecoin, or another Bitcoin variant, will find a way to achieve significant popularity while keeping settlement times and transaction fees very low. Bitcoin itself may become viable for payments again te the future. And, of course, there’ll be more ideas and technologies te the years ahead.

So, wij will proceed to pay close attention to the ecosystem and to look for opportunities to help our customers by adding support for cryptocurrencies and fresh distributed protocols ter the future.

January 23, 2018

Strong Customer Authentication. The EU’s fresh Payment Services Directive (PSD2) law doesn’t just affect marketplaces and platforms. Our fresh guide covers what all internet businesses need to know. Read the guide

January 15, 2018

Today, we’re launching features to make business taxes lighter for companies using Stripe Atlas.

We’ve heard from many Stripe Atlas entrepreneurs that getting business taxes right is painful. It’s hard to know what taxes you owe, good accountants are expensive and hard to find, and fixing mistakes is even more expensive. All of this takes time away from building your product and company.

Now, Stripe Atlas helps startups treat two primary U.S. tax requirements:

Delaware franchise tax

Paying franchise tax and filing an annual report is a requirement for all Delaware corporations, it’s traditionally involved a bill te the mail and a confusing government webstek. You can now submit this filing with just a few clicks from the Stripe instrumentenbord and no prep toverfee.

Corporate income taxes

Since every company’s situation is different, wij recommend working with an registeraccountant to prepare corporate income taxes. We’ve handpicked experts used by top startups and worked with them to opoffering discounts of up to 50% for Stripe Atlas users. And Atlas makes it effortless to collaborate with them: from the Instrumentenbord, you can select the registeraccountant who’s right for you, reaction a few questions about your business, and they’ll reach out to finalize your comeback.

We’ve also published a fresh guide to help demystify tax season.

Wij launched Stripe Atlas to make it ordinary to begin a company. With devices for treating taxes, issuing stock to founders, renewing a registered tuut, and a post-incorporation checklist, wij hope Atlas resumes to be helpful spil you operate and grow your company spil well. If you have any questions or terugkoppeling, please reach out!

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January Ten, 2018

Brian Zeng on December 20, 2018

Wij built Sigma to help businesses quickly analyze their Stripe gegevens and get to insights swifter. Today, we’re adding the capability for Connect platforms to query gegevens about their connected accounts spil well.

Platforms like DoorDash, Catawiki, OrderMyGear, and others accept money and pay out to hundreds of thousands of sellers and service providers around the world. For platforms like thesis, analyzing gegevens for specific accounts or across accounts gets very tricky—often requiring paginating and collating responses across numerous API calls or exporting disparate datasets into a custom-built analytics stack.

Since launch, many platforms and marketplaces have already embarked using Sigma to query aggregate gegevens about their businesses. With this update, platforms can quickly use standard SQL queries to look up gegevens for both a specific connected account or across connected accounts.

For example, platforms can now generate a summary of their connected accounts with details such spil number of charges, total processed volume, and current balance te various currencies to quickly identify parts of the toneelpodium that need attention or fresh business opportunities:

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