The Zip Partner REST APIs are resource-oriented and allow third parties to interface with Zip’s payment systems.
## Quick Start
Simply complete each of the below steps to begin accepting Zip payments
### Alternative channels for accepting payments
Zip also offer a variety of alternative payment channels to accept Zip payments:
[eCommerce plugins](🔗) : Use our plugins to accept payments on leading technology platforms such as Magento 1 & 2, Shopify, BigCommerce, and more.
[Point of sale](🔗) : Choose from a range of terminals and POS software to accept in-store payments.
To begin your integration, obtain your [sandbox credentials](🔗).