Authorize.net Accept Payment Gateway


Get online payments for your event registrations and ticketing using our event registration plugin and Authorize.net Accept.

Event organizers like you trust Event Espresso for planning art classes, conferences, nonprofit events, festivals, and more! Create an event registration form on your WordPress website with Event Espresso’s event registration plugin so you can receive payments from your attendees for their event registrations using Authorize.net Accept. The Authorize.net Accept payment gateway is a replacement for the Authorize.net SIM service which is being closed by Authorize.net.

 

Why Authorize.net Accept?

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Authorize.net is available to event organizers in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States, New Zealand, and Australia. Combine an event registration plugin like Event Espresso with Authorize.net Accept so you can receive payments instantly as attendees register and pay online for their event registrations through Authorize.net Accept.

 

Our members prefer Authorize.net Accept so they can receive online payments from major credit cards like VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express for their event registrations.

With a merchant account from Authorize.net, you can start accepting online payments securely for your event registrations using Authorize.net Accept. Sign up today for a new merchant account on Authorize.net.

 

How do I get started with Authorize.net Accept for my event registrations?

 

Are you currently using Event Espresso for your event registrations on your WordPress website? Event Espresso includes a payment gateway for Authorize.net AIM. Authorize.net Accept is a replacement for the Authorize.net SIM service which is being discontinued by Authorize.net.

Here is a comparison of the registration flows between SIM and Accept (uses the Hosted option):

Authorize.net SIM

1) An attendee starts their registration from the event page by making a selection
2) They enter their registration information
3) They are sent to a page on Authorize.net to pay
4) The attendee is returned to your website to view their confirmation

Authorize.net Accept Hosted

1) A attendee starts their registration from the event page by making a selection
2) They enter their registration information
3) They pay and see their confirmation on your website

There are less steps needed to register and pay which means a faster registration experience for your attendees and registrants.

Authorize.net Accept is a replacement for the SIM service which is being closed by Authorize.net.

If you want to use Authorize.net Accept, then you can purchase the Authorize.net Accept extension for Event Espresso here while logged into your account on EventEspresso.com. You’ll then see Authorize.net Accept in your downloads area in the lower right of your account page.

Need a support license for Event Espresso?

Here are the steps to get started with Event Espresso and Authorize.net Accept right now.

1) Join other event organizers who trust Event Espresso for their event registrations and purchase a support license for Event Espresso today

2) Afterward, you’ll be logged into your new account on EventEspresso.com and, a welcome email will be sent to your email address

3) Follow the quick start guide for Event Espresso to get up and running quickly with your events through Event Espresso and Authorize.net Accept

If you need a merchant account with Authorize.net, then you can sign up for one right now on Authorize.net.

 

Frequently asked questions about the Authorize.net Accept payment gateway

 

Is a WordPress website required?
Event Espresso is a plugin for WordPress so you’ll need a website running WordPress to use Event Espresso. If you don’t currently have a website, then check out Event Smart where you can receive online event registrations through Authorize.net.

How can I set up a recurring payment, payment plan, or a subscription through Authorize.net Accept?
Recurring payments, payment plans, or subscriptions are not currently supported in the Authorize.net Accept payment gateway. When an attendee pays for their event registrations with Authorize.net Accept, they pay up front so, you receive your funds right away.

When I refund a payment, does it also refund through Authorize.net Accept?
Refunds in Event Espresso 4 are currently a two-step process. First, apply the refund through the transaction details screen of Event Espresso in your WP-admin (WP dashboard). Then log in to your Authorize.net merchant account and process the refund.

Is an SSL certificate needed for Authorize.net Accept?
A dedicated SSL certificate is required if you are accepting payments on your website.

Do I need to be PCI compliant?
Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is required if you are processing, storing, or transmitting credit card data. Event Espresso helps you by using the Accept Hosted option for payment processing which uses an iframe, and we recommend using a dedicated SSL certificate on your website.

View more information on PCI compliance from Authorize.net.

 

You are covered by our 30-day money back guarantee!

The Authorize.net Accept payment gateway documentation can help you with questions like:

– How do I install the add-on on my WP website once I’ve purchased it from EventEspresso.com?
– How do I set up the extension once I install and activate it on my WordPress website?
– What are some common questions about the add-on?

Check out the documentation for the Authorize.net Accept payment gateway.

Still, need more help? Log in to your account on EventEspresso.com and get help from our support team today.

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