Michelle

Visa Viewpoints: Perspectives on Digital Currency

by Administrator Administrator on ‎04-30-2012 02:35 PM (3,477 Views)

If you're looking for insights into the payments industry, check out Visa's blog, Visa Viewpoints.

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Joy

How To Integrate The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway With Your Website

by Moderator Moderator ‎03-28-2012 08:56 AM - edited ‎03-28-2012 08:57 AM (22,144 Views)

You have registered your domain name, built your website and have added all the products or services that you'd like to sell. Now what?  Your next step is to get a merchant account and a gateway account so that you can accept online payments from your customers.

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Lilith

Daylight Savings Time is Coming! Is Your SIM/DPM Implementation Ready?

by Moderator Moderator on ‎03-09-2012 12:44 PM - last edited on ‎07-23-2012 02:50 PM by Administrator Administrator (7,810 Views)

This weekend the US will be switching to Daylight Savings Time. While this should have little impact, some merchants using SIM or DPM may experience errors related to their transaction fingerprint (RRCs 97, 98, 99 or 103.)

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CRESECURE

Tokenization 101 with CIM and CRE Secure

by Member CRESECURE on ‎02-09-2012 08:05 AM - last edited on ‎02-09-2012 09:40 AM by Administrator Administrator (9,803 Views)

Tokenization is used in payment systems and payment integrations to replace sensitive credit card data in a business system so the system no longer has to be subject to PCI Compliance regulations.
 

  • How does Tokenization work?
  • Who can use Tokenization?
  • How does Tokenization compare to encryption?
  • How does CRE Secure work with Authorize.Net to provide complete tokenization?
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Michelle

The New Visa Developer Center

by Administrator Administrator on ‎01-11-2012 09:11 AM (5,090 Views)

Love the Authorize.Net Developer Center? Then you'll love this one, too.

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Brent

Affiliate Reseller Training

by Moderator Moderator on ‎11-28-2011 03:32 PM - last edited on ‎04-16-2013 04:01 PM by Administrator Administrator (3,810 Views)

Find out more about our weekly Affiliate trainings.

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Lilith

Why Up-To-Date Software Matters

by Moderator Moderator ‎11-09-2011 03:58 PM - edited ‎11-09-2011 03:58 PM (2,938 Views)

If it isn't broke, don't fix it. Unless it's broken and you don't know it yet.

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Joy

Authorize.Net Sandbox FAQs

by Moderator Moderator ‎09-28-2011 01:42 PM - edited ‎07-15-2014 03:46 PM (30,836 Views)

What things you should know when using the Authorize.Net sandbox. Read on for more info.

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If you're confused about what the abbreviations CNP and CP actually mean and wonder why you should even care, read on my friend!

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 11 - Finishing Up Our Payment Form

by All Star ‎08-08-2011 08:27 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:55 AM (10,683 Views)

In the final part of this series we make some small changes to make our form ready for live websites and offer a few ideas for how you can improve the form even further. Read more...

Brent

Are you an Authorize.Net Affiliate Reseller yet?

by Moderator Moderator on ‎07-13-2011 11:21 AM (3,421 Views)

If you haven’t already checked out the Affiliate Reseller program I would suggest you take a few minutes to see what the program has to offer.

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Alex

Why should I become an Authorize.Net Certified Partner?

by Moderator Moderator ‎06-21-2011 01:57 PM - edited ‎06-21-2011 01:59 PM (5,580 Views)

Certified Partner Programs have become quite common, find out why the Authorize.Net Certification Program is unique and can add a new lead source to your business.! 

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 10 - A Little Bit More PHP

by All Star ‎06-07-2011 09:35 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:56 AM (9,294 Views)

As we near the end of our payment form saga we continue our incremental improvements by refactoring our PHP code to make it easier to maintain. Read more...

Michelle

Getting the most out of the Developer Center – a resources overview

by Administrator Administrator on ‎05-26-2011 01:32 PM - last edited on ‎08-27-2013 09:21 AM by Administrator Administrator (3,431 Views)

Newcomers and veterans alike, no matter what stage in the development process you’re in, read on to find out where some of the best resources in our Developer Center are located.

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 9 - HTML and CSS Enhancements

by All Star ‎05-17-2011 11:37 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:57 AM (9,227 Views)

In this installment of our series we use HTML and CSS to enhance our form's appearance and increase usability even more.

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Michelle

Visa's Best Practices for Mobile Payment Acceptance Practices

by Administrator Administrator on ‎04-28-2011 01:34 PM (2,392 Views)

Yesterday, Visa released their Best Practices for Mobile Payment Acceptance Practices. Read on to find out more.

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 8 - Using JavaScript To Increase Usability

by All Star ‎04-21-2011 06:30 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:57 AM (11,031 Views)

We continue to improve upon the payment form we have built in the first seven parts of this series by using JavaScript to increase the usability of our form.

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Michelle

Merchant-Defined Fields – What are they and how should they be used?

by Administrator Administrator ‎04-14-2011 11:38 AM - edited ‎04-14-2011 02:30 PM (4,007 Views)

When you’re designing a payment form or other application, you may find that you need to submit certain fields for your merchant that aren’t specifically supported or called out in our integration guides. Enter the Merchant-Defined Field (MDF)—an easy solution for this common need.

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 7 - Preventing Automated Form Submissions

by All Star ‎04-06-2011 07:32 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:57 AM (12,191 Views)

In the first six parts of this series we have built a web form capable of handling online payments and have begun the process of refining and improving it. In Part 7 we continue to improve upon it by learning how to prevent bots from automating form submissions and potentially costing us big bucks.

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Michelle

Mobile Payments and Security

by Administrator Administrator on ‎03-22-2011 10:52 AM (1,845 Views)

Mobile payments are all the talk these days, but what security hurdles need to be overcome?

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 6 - Preventing Duplicate Submissions with POST/REDIRECT/GET

by All Star ‎03-16-2011 10:59 AM - edited ‎04-24-2012 04:41 AM (17,507 Views)

The payment form we created in the first five parts of this series is very good. But it could be better. Part 6 begins a new chapter in this series where we improve upon our payment to make it more usable, secure, and maintainable. We begin by preventing users from making duplicate form submissions by using the POST/REDIRECT/GET design pattern. 

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 5 - Processing Payment and Handling the Response

by All Star ‎03-01-2011 10:46 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:58 AM (16,856 Views)

In Part 5 of our series we are past receiving and validating data and get to the nitty gritty of processing the payment using the  PHP SDK.

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 4 - Handling and Displaying Errors

by All Star ‎02-15-2011 10:46 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:59 AM (8,693 Views)

In part 4 of our series we take the errors we captured in part 3 and display them to our users in a friendly and intuitive way.

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Trevor

API or SDK, what is the difference?

by Moderator Moderator ‎02-11-2011 02:08 PM - edited ‎02-11-2011 02:08 PM (30,997 Views)

In the world of development, it’s easy to get confused by the differences between these two.  It is not uncommon to see some companies provide you an SDK and call it an API.  Read on for a brief definition of the terms as viewed by Authorize.Net.

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 3 - Data Validation

by All Star ‎02-02-2011 08:46 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:59 AM (8,955 Views)

In part 3 of our series on handling online payments we take the data we sanitized in Part 2 and validate it to make sure it is values we expect and can work with.

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rdj

Refunds in Retail - A user-friendly approach using AIM

by rdj on ‎01-27-2011 02:51 PM - last edited on ‎01-28-2011 03:03 PM by Seth (8,473 Views)

In retail merchant software (like our Credit Card Terminal app), exposing the AIM void and credit actions directly to the user is a poor choice. I'll talk about why and propose an alternative "unified" refund action, including sample code.

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Michelle

Relay Response Basics and Troubleshooting

by Administrator Administrator on ‎01-18-2011 01:40 PM (21,058 Views)

Relay Response is a useful tool for customizing your own receipt page and handling transaction information. Here we’ll talk about some basic troubleshooting tips.

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 2 - Reading In And Sanitizing Submitted Data

by All Star ‎01-13-2011 07:26 PM - edited ‎10-20-2011 09:59 AM (11,411 Views)

In part 2 of our series on handling online payments we take the form we created in part 1 and show how to properly receive and sanitize the information. Examples of how to do this with PHP is included.

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Michelle

Sandbox Accounts vs. Live Accounts – Which Does What Anyway?

by Administrator Administrator on ‎01-10-2011 01:55 PM - last edited on ‎03-11-2014 03:04 PM by Administrator Administrator (18,745 Views)

If you’ve ever been confused about the differences between sandbox accounts and live accounts, or test mode and live mode, then check out this brief explanation of what each is and what each does.

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stymiee

Handling Online Payments Part 1 - Basic Information and Our Form

by All Star ‎01-05-2011 06:47 AM - edited ‎10-20-2011 10:00 AM (16,399 Views)

Think you're payment form is secure and follows best practices? This series will highlight the common pitfalls overlooked by many developers and demonstrate best practices to make sure your users experience a quick, friendly, and safe checkout. Part 1 will get us started by determining what information we will want to capture and start to build the HTML form we will use to capture that information.

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