Have your own great idea for a new API feature?

or maybe a suggested improvement to an existing one? Share it and become a god of the developer world.

New Idea

Recently we had an issue where a merchant (we act as a service provider) had already refunded a transaction via the merchant portal then when attempting to refund it through our service we encountered error code 55.

We had no other way to determine if the transaction was refunded/settled other than walking our way back through settled batches closed after the initial capture's date (or calling A.net support).

So, my proposal is this: add an array of refund transaction IDs (complete/partial) to the `getTransactionDetailsRequest` response

The identifying information that's included in Silent Posts (x_cust_id, x_subscription_id, etc) should always be in webhook transactions, if not just everything in Silent Posts. I know about refId but that's of no use to companies using ARB for recurring billing, which is 99% of our transactions.

This is making my migration to Webhooks difficult. Your support staff has obviously been instructed to push everyone to webhooks if they're using Silent Post right now but the glaring omissions of functionality in webhooks is just absurd.

The only solution is to query the Authnet API for information on the transaction ("getTransactionDetailsRequest"). The response that comes back from that query is very detailed. That detailed response should just be webhook. Why the heck not? Come on now.

NPM package for Accept.js

Status: New
by naringyro4 on ‎07-17-2018 08:55 AM

It would be convenient if Authorize.net would create and support an npm package that contained the production and sandbox versions of Accept.js.

I am implementing a solution in Angular and currently have copied and pasted the file contents and put them in my application.

Hello Authorize.net Community. We have recently implemented the new Accept hosted mobile optimized forms and we wanted to know if anyone has any success in hiding some of the following fields:

- City
- State
- Country
- Phone

 

Unfortuantely that function the option to show or not show the billing address options and that is by setting the property for hostedPaymentBillingAddressOptions https://developer.authorize.net/api/reference/features/accept_hosted.html#Requesting_a_Token allows us to disable all of the billing fields and our challenge is that we only want to enable the address fields that are required (i.e. Street Address, Zip & Phone). Based on our research and your responses from your forum, it looks like this is not possible. Hopefully your teams can consider these non-required fields as definable options separately in the future.

 

Thank you in advance for your consideration.

 

Best regards,

TS

I have implemented accept hosted form into iFrame and embeded that iFrame into my main payment page.

Now my payment page has a cancel and previous button itself. so, after integration of accept hosted form there are two cancel button in my page.

We are looking for such a feature by which we can show/hide cancel button in accept hosted payment page.

Hi there, we absolutely LOVE the new online invoicing feature - its super simple and most importantly, it makes running our business easier!  

 

Are there plans to add a "recurring" feature - the ability to automatically send the same invoice, to the same person, on a monthly basis?  We have a category of payments that we collect on a monthly basis that having a recurring invoicing feature as part of the new invoicing tool would eliminate the manual re-entry every month.

I have a scenario where I'm performing an authorization with a payment nonce, then creating a profile from that successful authorization, and later capturing the authorized amount. This is a nice workflow because I only create a payment profile if the authorization succeeds.

 

But unfortunately, this workflow is not possible because the authorization is not associated with the payment profile, and doesn't show up under its history. In a scenario where we're using a profile for recurring transactions, it's a big deal to us to have the initial payment in the history.

 

See this thread for more details as to alternatives that are less ideal.

 

 

It'd be very helpful if, when I create a profile from a transaction, if that transaction became the initial transaction in the payment profile's history, and I was able to capture it as though it had been issued from that profile.

 

For the developers if they want to control over showing pay, cancel option, they cannot currently.

When the pay option is clicked, customers are selecting cancel option. But, the form is not cancelling the transaction to proceed. But, customers are not unaware and they are submitting another transaction. More details here.

 

Can we have the following so that developers can have the option to hide in the form? this helps the merchant customers not to cancel after they click pay.  

<settingName>hostedCancelButtonOptions</settingName>
<settingValue>{"show": false}</settingValue>

 OR 

once the pay button is clicked, disable the cancel button so that end-user doesnt have an option to select cancel.

 

-Bhavana

 

we using this scripts, the problem is in production mode it accepts test card details.
and when charge the card it sends transaction id with the error code as I0001 and message as the success.
 

Webhook for trial transactions

Status: New
by swalker2 ‎10-12-2017 01:13 PM - edited ‎10-12-2017 01:14 PM

We get notifications for a normal subscription transaction, but what of the trial transaction? 

Isn't it weird that we have no notifications for this? like it is a ghost transaction. But it exists and we should be notified about it.

Getting a list of transactions for a subscription or merchantCustomerId

Status: New
by seskandaryan87 ‎08-16-2017 09:52 AM - edited ‎08-16-2017 09:53 AM

Recently I started implementing ARB on application (using php-sdk) and the implementation went smoothly until I hit a road block. I was not able to pull transactions for a subscription. In fact what, I would really prefer is to use the merchantCustomerId to pull all the transactions for that customer. Both, getting transactions for a subscription or getting transactions for merchantCustomerId, is all implemented on the merchant interface, but we are not able to use it through the API. So i know the integration between ARB and CIM is there, just not exposed to us developers.

0 Votes

Accept JS Hosted Form Style

Status: New
by CoryAuth on ‎04-17-2019 08:17 AM

Hi,

I have reviewed all documentation and it is apparent that there is no way to style the form in the Accept JS Hosted form.  In order to do so, we would needto create our own form and submit it via JS.  Thus, opening us up to SAQ A-EP requirements; which requires a lot more time investment to manage.

 

I also understand that SAQ A requires any vendor (Authorize)offering CSS manipulation to verify all code submittedfor security. There should be a way to do this programmatically, where only a subset of CSS would be processed, and the rest eaither ignored or appropriate errors raised.

 

Not allowing styling makes for a confusing experience for the end user.  They have spent a long period of time on our site choosing items to buy, only to end up on a page that looks nothing like what they were just on. Even if it appears in a pop up, it is still a little unsettling to the user that they will be putting card data into something that looks so different.

 

It would be greatly appreciated if a method be could created to allow for the styling of the form.

 

Has or is this being considered?

 

I have seen a few other comments with regards to this, but there is no other detail than to create your own form.  There are other vendors offering this fetaure.   I would hope/expectthat Authorize.  Net would offer it too.

 

I look forward to your response.   Thanks!

0 Votes

Hello,

 

The issue is that Authorize.Net is not providing a « Company Name » field on the payment form for « Accept Hosted ».

Also, sending this info through the API under the “billTo > company” tags has no effect on transaction details on Authorize.Net (the Company name is not shown on the invoice).

This is a blocking issue for my customer (and yours).

Could you please be able to provide any relevant details regarding the following issue?
Thank you in advance for your prompt response.

Regards,

Benjamin C.

0 Votes

When a customer does not enter the correct credit card details, there is a warning sign added next to the credit card as well as the field's underline becomes red.  This is fine but when customers are on smaller displays, they need to know to scroll back up the form to find the error. 

 

The suggestion here is to add an error message just above the "Pay" and "Cancel" buttons (just like some of the system errors like the "declined" messages) which describes to the customer what the problem is so they know to scroll back up to fix the issue.  

 

We are seeing significant problems with our customers and they wind up canceling the transaction!

0 Votes

Customized Accept hosted payment page

Status: New
by kajalTest2 on ‎02-13-2019 05:24 AM

I need to add something like this is a secure payment or something like that within accept hosted payment page. 

 

can any one have idea or any suggestion?

0 Votes
Hello, We would like to implement the following use case for an online information source (such as an online magazine): A visitor buys a subscription for a period of time (say 6 months) Once the subscription ends, is cancelled or a payment fails, we would like to suspend automatically the customer's access to the magazine We would need to see additional events for payment failure and the end of subscription (final payment made). At the moment, there is an event for "last but one" payment, but that is not sufficient. Thanks
0 Votes

API check for CIM

Status: New
by on ‎01-23-2019 01:33 PM

I'm trying to find out if there is an API call that will return whether or not CIM has been enabled on an account or not.

Right now we have the occassional customer who has initial issues with our payment implementation, and it often is a result of them (our customer) not having CIM enabled in their Authorize.net account. I would very much like to be able to programatically do a check for whether or not CIM is enabled.

Oh, and it would be ideal if the call didn't return a response that "implied" the anwser of whether or not CIM was enabled, but rather explicitly stated it.

0 Votes

VB Samples

Status: New
by SSirica on ‎01-18-2019 10:51 AM

Not everyone programms in C#.  There are still a few of us VB programmers out here and it would be great if you had some VB Samples.  You used to have them...I don't know what changed.  

0 Votes

Providing better eCheck.Net functionality

Status: New
by ringhidb on ‎12-20-2018 03:35 PM

There needs to be a way to quickly get any "returned" eChecks. By law, a consumer has 60 days to dispute a charge, and normal ACH transactions can take several business days to return NSF (or any other number of errors). 

 

I can think of two ways to solve this

 

1) Include the Original Transaction ID in the new Transcation.

  • When you get a batch through API, and the batch shows that is has returned amounts, performing a getTransactionList() on that batch provides different transaction numbers than the original. 
  • If you look through the web interface, the original transaction IDs are listed. Doing a getTransactionDetailRequest() on each one that "returned" has a returnedItems array that shows the new transaction ID. 
    • Update the server code to include the original transaction in the newly settled transaction the same way it includes the new transaction in the original transaction details

2) create new API getReturnedTransactions(startDate, endDate)

  • This new API MUST return the original transaction IDs

 

As it stand currently, I have to put transactions in a temporary database with the date performed, and then check every transaction in the temp database every day for a "returnedItems" array in the getTransactionDetailRequest() call, and once it is day 61 after the original transaction, I can delete it from the temporary database. As you can imagine, this leads to thousands of useless calls.

 

A single transaction, perfomed on 1-Dec 2018 has to be checked 60 times through 29-Jan 2019 to know for sure it never came back disputed.

If 10 Transactions are processed every day, for 60 days, 600 API calls are performed to charge the accounts, and then 35,400 api calls are performed to check each of the 600 transactions (Days 60 has to be checked through day 120). These figures are assuming the charge, settlement, and ACH withdrawel fromt the customer account happen almost instantaneously, which they don't).

 

Example can be provided to Authorize.net Staff from our production account. 

0 Votes

eCheck deposits in gross

Status: New
by TroyW on ‎12-14-2018 10:54 AM

Currently, eCheck deposits to the merchant have the fees taken out.  This makes it much more difficult to reconcile on the accounting side.  Anything that adds to the daily/monthly grind is something I want to avoid.  I'm considering leaving Authorize.Net for this one reason.  What would it take to have eCheck deposits be the full amount of revenue received, and take out the fees as a separate transaction?