Solved

Payment Gateway

Posted on 2013-11-13
1
370 Views
Last Modified: 2016-03-24
Hi , we are looking to build a website to sell our products, customers will pay online using a debit credit card.

We are looking at 3rd part companies who provide payment gateway services ie paypal etc

What I would like to know is from a integration into our to be built website what specific questions do i need to know to forward on to whoever might build our website.

And what questions do I need to know the answers to to ensure we dont choose a vendor which would then make it difficult to integrate into our web site
0
Comment
Question by:censura
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 500 total points
ID: 39644754
Instead of looking for a payment gateway, you start with your merchant processor.  They will either give you a list of gateways you can use or they will only allow one.  Some banks are going to the route of being their own gateway now. One of the larger gateway's is authorize.net.  

Let's say you start with some_bank that uses xyz gateway.  Next year, another_bank gives you better rates and they use abc gateway.  If coded properly,  the switch from one gateway to another should be minimal.

One of the choices you will want to make is if you want make your own custom system or using something already created.  This will depend on your product.  Most already created options have the different major gateway coding built in.

I have answered a lot of of e-commerce questions here that are worth reading up on.

http:Q_27951329.html#a38644494
http:Q_28234225.html#a39476183
http:Q_28278264.html#a39603559
http:Q_28226239.html#a39449562
http:Q_28269303.html#a39586866
http:Q_28142595.html#a39207512
http:Q_28140591.html#a39201504
http:Q_28006059.html
http:Q_28144662.html
0

Featured Post

Will your db performance match your db growth?

In Percona’s white paper “Performance at Scale: Keeping Your Database on Its Toes,” we take a high-level approach to what you need to think about when planning for database scalability.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Marketers need statistics and metrics like everybody else needs oxygen. In this article we explain how to enable marketing campaign statistics for Microsoft Exchange mail.
Read this article and get to know some best tips for outsourcing client PPC work to a white label PPC agency.
Learn how to set-up PayPal payment integration in your Wufoo form. Allow your users to remit payment through PayPal upon completion of your online form. This is helpful for collecting membership payments, customer payments, donations, and more.
How to create a custom search shortcut to site-search Experts Exchange using Google in the Firefox browser. This eliminates the need to type out site:experts-exchange.com whenever you want to search the site. Launch your Bookmark Menu: Press 'Ctrl +…

632 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question