Google Checkout Merchant Update

Google checkout is to be removed in the next 6 months as Google moves its focus and business towards Google Wallet, which allows multi-device shopping.

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Google have announced the Instant Buy API and the Wallet Objects API recently to further enhance Google Wallet and these are very easy to implement.

This means for current Merchants using Google Checkout is that payments will still be accepted up until November 20th, 2013 before the need to migrate to a different payment processor or if in the US, you can apply to use Google Wallet Instant Buy.