Utilizing Stripe for Payment Integration in a React.

Seçkin Özülkü May 16, 2023
  • Creating a Stripe Account
  • Setting Up a React Project
  • Obtaining Stripe API Keys
  • Installing the Stripe Library
  • Implementing the Stripe Integration
  • Testing and Using Stripe in Production
Stripe is a popular payment processing platform that enables easy and secure online payments. In this blog post, we will explore how to integrate Stripe into a React application. We will walk through the steps of leveraging the features provided by Stripe and integrating it into our React application, step by step.

1. Creating a Stripe Account:

• Visit the official Stripe website stripe.com and click on the Sign Up button.

Fill in the required information, including your email, password, and business details.

Follow the instructions to verify your email address and activate your Stripe account.

2. Setting Up a React Project:

Ensure that Node.js is installed on your computer.

Open your preferred terminal and navigate to the directory where you want to create your React project.

Run the following command to create a new React project using Create React App:

npx create-react-app my-stripe-app
Navigate into the project directory:

cd my-stripe-app

Open the project in your preferred code editor.

3. Obtaining Stripe API Keys:

• Log in to your Stripe account at dashboard.stripe.com/login. Once logged in, click on the "Developers" section in the left sidebar.

Select "API Keys" to view your API keys.

Copy both the "Publishable key" and the "Secret key" for later use.

4. Installing the Stripe Library:

In your terminal, ensure that you are in the root directory of your React project.

Run the following command to install the Stripe library:

npm install stripe

The library will be added to your project's dependencies.

5. Implementing the Stripe Integration:

In your React project, create a new component called "PaymentForm.js".

Import the Stripe library at the top of your component:

import { loadStripe } from '@stripe/stripe-js';

In the component's code, initialize Stripe using your publishable API key:

const stripePromise = loadStripe('YOUR_PUBLISHABLE_KEY');

Create a form with the necessary input fields for the payment details.

Handle form submission and validate the input data.

When the form is submitted, use the "stripePromise" object to create a new payment method and process the payment.

6. Testing and Using Stripe in Production:

In your terminal, run the following command to start your React development server:

npm start

Open your React application in your browser and test the payment form.

Once you are satisfied with the integration, deploy your React application to a production environment.

Replace the test API keys in your code with the live API keys from your Stripe account.

Ensure that your production environment is properly secured, and your API keys are kept confidential.


In this blog post, we explored how to integrate Stripe into a React application. By following the steps outlined above, you can successfully incorporate Stripe's payment processing capabilities into your React projects, allowing you to accept online payments securely and seamlessly.