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Authorize.net testing for multiple events

Posted: January 3, 2019 at 7:33 am


greg.ray@sawe.org

January 3, 2019 at 7:33 am

We have a current event that has been activated to accept live authorize.net transactions and now need to set up and test a 2nd event. The 2nd event needs to stay in test mode until we are ready to go live. We only have 1 authorize.net account and therefore have to use the same authorize.net API login and transaction key for both events. For the 2nd event I know I can set to YES the setting to “Send test transactions”. What exactly does this do within authorize.net? How will our finance person know there are test transactions being sent?


Josh

  • Support Staff

January 3, 2019 at 8:15 am

Hi,

What you can do is get a sandbox account from Authorize.net to do the testing. You can sign up for a sandbox account here:
https://developer.authorize.net/hello_world/sandbox/

Then, you’ll install the Payment Methods Pro add-on. The add-on is available to download from your account page. Once that’s installed you’ll go to Event Espresso > Payment Methods, then go in to edit the Authorize.net payment method, and you’ll click “Activate Another Payment Method”. Then, you’ll have a new settings page for a second Authnet account, where you’ll input the sandbox credentials, and select “Debug Mode” > On.

Then you can assign the testing event to the sandbox payment method.You’ll find more info about the Payment Methods pro add-on here:
https://eventespresso.com/wiki/payment-methods-pro-add-on/#usage

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