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Using E-Commerce with StudyPlace

In order to process Credit Card transactions with StudyPlace, you will need an Authorize.NET account with CIM API feature.

Creating an Account

To begin the Online Payment Services Application, click on the following URL:
Click Create Login ID which will then take you to the "Create Login ID" page. Please complete and fill in the required information. When asked if you want to include CIM API for an additional charge, please accept.

Once you have created an account with Authorize.NET (with CIM), you will be able to create an API Login ID and Transaction Key that is required by StudyPlace. Please follow these steps:
  1. Login into your account
  2. Click on Account
  3. Click on Settings
  4. Click on API Login ID and Transaction Key
  5. Create a new API Login ID with a Password

Setting up StudyPlace to use
  1. Login into StudyPlace as a SuperAdmin
  2. Click on Setup
  3. Click on Ecom
  4. Click on Add and select type Authorize.NET
  5. Enter the API Login ID as your Username
  6. Enter the Transaction Key as your Password
  7. Click Update
  8. Click "Edit Details"
  9. Check the boxes for the cards you will be accepting
  10. Click Update
  11. Click "Toggle Enable"

Enabling E-commerce in StudyPlace:
  1. Login into StudyPlace as a SuperAdmin
  2. Click on Setup
  3. Click on Account Preferences
  4. Click on the Ecommerce Tab
  5. Check Enable
  6. Check the boxes to indicate whether you will accept payments for Tuition and/or Donations
  7. Click Update

Make a Test Credit Card Payment
  1. Create a test family account in StudyPlace and log into the family interface

    Do not use this test family account to enroll in classes on the production server.

  2. Go to Billing
  3. Click the "Payments" button
  4. On the bottom left click the "Add Credit Card" button
  5. Enter the credit card information
  6. Click "Submit or Update Card" button to see it added to the left side of the window
  7. Select the card you just added and then click "Make A Payment" button
  8. Click the down arrow in the Credit Card field and select the card you just put in
  9. Enter $1 in the Tuition field
  10. Enter $0 in the Donation field
  11. Click "Make Credit Card Payment" button to see the payment appear on the right
  12. Logout of StudyPlace family interface

Verify the Credit Card Transaction
  1. Log into your account to verify that the transaction occurred and take note of the confirmation number
  2. Then log into the admin interface
  3. Go to Operations and then Families
  4. Select the test family and click "Payments" button
  5. Look for the credit card transaction and make sure the confirmation number matches what you found in
  6. Log out of

    Note:You should receive an email from by the end of the day reporting to you that you have $1 in your account.

Now wait until the next day before moving on to the Refund Test.

Refund Test
  1. Log into the StudyPlace admin interface
  2. Go to Operations and then Families
  3. Select your family and click "Payments" button
  4. Select the credit card payment in the bottom of the window and click the "Refund" button
  5. Enter the amount $1 and then click "Ok" button
  6. This will show the Refunded transaction in the window with a confirmation number
  7. Logout

Verify the Refund Transaction
  1. Log into your account to verify that the refund transaction occurred and verify that the confirmation number matches what you saw in StudyPlace

Please contact us if you experience any issues and provide us much detail as possible, including any screen shots.

Keywords: Authorize.NET, ecom, ecommerce

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