KNET Payments

KNET Payments



Magento Platform
Open Source (CE), 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
01 June, 2018
Extensions, Payments & Security, Payment Integration
Supported Browsers:
Chrome Linux: 42, 43, 44 Mac: 39, 44 Windows: 39, 40, 42, 43, 44 Firefox Linux: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Mac: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Windows: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Opera Linux: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Mac: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Windows: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Safari Linux: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Mac: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 Windows: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 IE Windows: 10, 11, 8, 9, Edge
License Type:
Open Software License 3.0 (OSL-3.0)


KNET Payments for Magento by Meetanshi integrates Magento stores with Kuwait's leading KNET payment gateway to accept secure online payments.


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KNET is Kuwait's leading payment gateway mostly used and preferred by people of Kuwait while making online transactions. Integrating KNET payment gateway with Magento can bring more opportunities and sales. 

KNET Payments by Meetanshi integrates KNET payment gateway with Magento to accept secure online payments through debit cards. Providing payment security along with the better user experience builds trust. The KNET Payment Gateway only provides facility to capture payments using debit cards

Important note about accounts & pricing:

KNET doesn't provide direct service to merchants and thus, to commence using the extension in Magento, you need to signup for FREE with any of the member banks. Additional fees may apply which can vary from bank to bank.


Registration with KNET Payment Gateway

Merchants have to sign up and go through a certification process which usually takes the maximum of 2 weeks of testing. Apart from this, merchants have to obtain the digital certificate from the authority to integrate online payment in the store. After the completion of both the certification process, KNET gateway sends the result to the acquiring bank along with the date from which merchants can start using KNET payment gateway on their online stores.


Minimum Technical Requirements to integrate KNET Payment Gateway

Secured Web/Application Server
The merchants have to get authorized certificate to get the permission of E-commerce transactions in their Magento stores. 

SSL Certificate
Merchants must have a valid SSL certificate to integrate the payment gateway in Magento store. Here is the list of the valid SSL certificate issuers for KNET to accept the transactions:


Security Configuration
KNET payment gateway only accepts https communication between the merchant's store and gateway using port 443. This is required because merchant's server sends authorization details like password and thus, security is must for the communication. 

Alias and Resource File for the Payment Initialization
KNET Payment for Magento extension has the alias name, merchant’s resource file and a class file. Here, the path to the alias and resource file should be specified and the name of the class file should be included on the payment initialization page. 


How does the KNET Payments extension for Magento work?

To accept payments with KNET payment extension, you need to register with KNET Payment Gateway and get certified to receive the login details. Once logged in to Magento Admin panel, enter the title of the payment method, alias provided by the gateway during registration and set the language of the registration. Following these steps, the extension is all set to capture online payments.

To learn more about how the extension works, read our KNET Payments for Magento User Guide


Security Features: 

KNET provides a hosted payment process, i.e, the customers are redirected to KNET payment gateway after they add products to cart and choose KNET as the payment method. The customer has to enter the card details, confirm them and complete the payment process on the web page hosted by KNET payment gateway. Magento server does not need to save the details and deal with the payment process. Thus a secure online payment process can be offered with KNET Payments extension for Magento.


Benefits of choosing Meetanshi's KNET Payments extension for Magento:

  • Capture secure online payments in Magento store.
  • Admin has the choice to select the language for payment processing.
  • Offers hosted payment process which saves Magento server to deal with the customers' card details and thus ensure secure online payments.
  • Win customers' trust by offering secure payment system.
  • Customers can choose KNET payment method on the checkout page which will redirect them to the payment gateway.
  • Easy configuration.


Like all our Extensions, KNET Payments Extension for Magento also comes with:

  • Free Lifetime Support
  • Free Lifetime Updates
  • Moneyback Guarantee
  • Multi-Store Supported
  • Multi-Website Supported
  • 100% Open Source


We are unable to prepare the Live demo for KNET as they don't provide sandbox details to place test orders.

If you have any questions about this extension, you can Contact Us or Email Us and we reply you back within few hours.

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    Initial Release -1.0.0


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