Studioware allows you to configure an Authorize.Net eCommerce provider to collect online Credit Card and ACH/eCheck payments.
This article shows you how to create test Authorize.Net Test Account, and configure Studioware to use the test Authorize.Net Account.
To get started testing with Studioware and Authorize.Net, you need to first create a test Authorize.Net account. Authorize.Net calls this a "Sandbox" account. To create a Sandbox account, complete the enrollment form located here:
Authorize.Net Sandbox Accounts are free take less than a minute to create.
Once you have created you Sandbox account, you can log in with the username and password at any time at this web address:
Studioware needs 3 values from Authorize.Net to complete the integration:
- API Logon Id
- Transaction Key
- Client Key
Studioware uses these 3 values to capture Credit Card and ACH/eCheck transactions on your behalf. These 3 settings cannot be used to logon to your Authorize.Net account. The Authorize.Net documentation status:
Your API Login ID and Transaction Key are unique pieces of information specifically associated with your payment gateway account. However, the API login ID and Transaction Key are NOT used for logging into the Merchant Interface. These two values are only required when setting up an Internet connection between your e-commerce Web site and the payment gateway. They are used by the payment gateway to authenticate that you are authorized to submit Web site transactions.
See this article to obtain those 3 API values from your Sandbox account:
Now you have a Authorize.Net Sandbox Account, and the required 3 API keys. The last step is to configure Studioware with those 3 API Keys. To configure Studioware with the 3 API keys, follow these instructions: