Mastercard Payment Gateway Service

Mastercard Payment Gateway Service

The Mastercard Payment Gateway Service (formerly Mastercard Internet Gateway Service or MIGS) will allow your attendees to pay for their event registration with a credit or debit card.

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Accept event payments with the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service for Event Espresso

Installation

This payment gateway is a plugin for WordPress and can be installed through your WP dashboard (WP-admin).

Download the latest version of the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service for Event Espresso 4 from your Event Espresso account.

Then login to your WordPress dashboard (WP-admin) and go to Plugins. Next, click on Add New –> Upload and browse to the plugin on your computer. Then select the zip file and begin the upload process. Wait for the plugin to upload and then click on Activate.

Locate your Credentials for Mastercard Payment Gateway Service

The local bank that creates your merchant account will provide you with your credentials for the MasterCard Internet Gateway Service.

You can then enter your Merchant ID and Access Code for the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service in the payment methods page for Event Espresso within your WP dashboard and then click on the Update Settings button.

Need to test the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service? Turn on debug mode from the payment methods screen and save changes. Be sure to turn it off once you are finished testing.

Will Mastercard Payment Gateway Service be the only payment method enabled or the only one you offer? Click here to learn how to make it selected by default during the registration checkout.

Setup and Configuration

An account with the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service is needed to accept payments from your attendees.

A dedicated SSL certificate is recommended to make registration checkout and other areas of your website more secure.

Login to your WP-admin (WP Dashboard) and go to Event Espresso –> General Settings –> Payment Methods. Once on the Payment Methods screen, click on MiGS and click on the button to activate the payment method.

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Below are the available fields and explanations for each field.

Name – This is the name of the payment method.
Description – This description is shown during registration checkout.
Admin-Only Name – This is a name of the payment method that will only be shown in the WP Dashboard (WP-admin).
Admin-Only Description – This description is used only in the WP Dashboard (WP-admin).
Debug Mode On? – Enables debugging for this payment method. It should be off (set to no) on a live/production site.
Open by Default? – This sets this payment method to be pre-selected on the registration checkout page.

You can offer multiple payment options to your attendees. However, if you have a single payment gateway enabled, then set it to Open by Default for a faster checkout experience for your attendees.

MIGS Merchant ID – This credential is an alphanumerical value that will be provided by the bank that sets up your merchant account.
MIGS Access Code – This credential is also provided by the bank that sets up your merchant account.
Button URL – This is the URL to the image that will be used during the payment process of registration checkout.
Alternative Button URL: https://ee-screenshots.s3.amazonaws.com/2015/07/pay-by-credit-card.png
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Usable From? – Select where this payment method should be available for use. This payment method cannot process payments through the WP-admin (WP Dashboard).
Order – The value (number) can be used to sort or arrange this payment option. A lower value means that it should appear first during registration checkout.
Update Settings – Click this button after making any changes to your payment method.
Deactivate Payment Method – Click this button to deactivate this payment method.

Usage

The Mastercard Payment Gateway Service will let you accept credit cards and debit cards from your attendees for their event registrations.

An account with the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service is needed, and an SSL certificate is recommended for securing your website.

Troubleshooting

I configured Mastercard Payment Gateway Service, and payments are not being processed. Can you help?
Double-check that you are using your API credentials for production (live) mode which are different than your login information for your Mastercard Payment Gateway Service account. Also, ensure that there is no extra spacing before or after the credentials in the payment methods screen of Event Espresso 4.

When I refund a payment, does it also refund through MiGS?
Refunds in Event Espresso 4 are currently a two-step process.
1) Apply the refund through the transactional details screen of Event Espresso in your WP-admin (WP dashboard).
2) Then login to your Mastercard Payment Gateway Service account and process the refund.

How can I set up a recurring payment or subscription through the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service?
Recurring or subscription payments are not currently supported in the MiGS payment gateway.

Is an SSL certificate needed for the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service?
A dedicated SSL certificate is recommended 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 recommends using a dedicated SSL certificate on your website.

View more information on PCI compliance from the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service.

Customizations

Our support team cannot write custom coding for you. Below are some examples on customizing this payment gateway.


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Accept event payments with the Mastercard Payment Gateway Service for Event Espresso

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