Before you start implementing any new payment option in your business, it is essential to test that it works properly. Through Authorize.net, you can make this process cleaner and separate from your real account by using a Sandbox account.
Without hesitation, it is a reliable measure and will provide you with the security you need in this procedure. You cannot trust any platform for this purpose because you are dealing with payments received in a business.
What is a test credit card number?
To certify that Authorize.net services, you must make some tests with credit card numbers that are usually passed through the points of sale. For this, you need to use the Authorize.net Sandbox services. For this, you need to have an Authorize.Net Sandbox account.
It would help if you filled all the blanks with the requested personal information. In the end, you have to confirm that you are not a robot, the terms and conditions, and press “submit.”
After setting up the whole account, it is time to log in.
In the test, the panel looks for the “account” option and looks for “API credentials and keys,” which are located in the general security settings in the “Security settings” section.
The next page will show the API login ID. It needs to be copied and pasted into the GiveWP configuration found in the testing area. To enter this option, go to “Donations,” then “Settings,” “Payment Gateways,” and “Authorize.Net Set.”NGS.”
The platform’s security answer for all isolated space accounts is “Simon.” Now select the “New transaction key” and fill in the corresponding form to send it.
On the next page, you need to copy and paste the key mentioned above into the GiveWP settings and save the executed changes.
The alternative of testing donations with credit cards using GiveWP is also available. The procedure is simple:
- The first thing is to go to GiveWP and select the test mode
- Here are the options to create a Donation Form with your preferred settings
- Now you will need to start a test donation using the test credit card numbers provided by the Authorize.Net Test Guide
- After providing the corresponding numbers, you must press “accept” and wait. The donation was processed correctly from the donor’s perspective.
- Confirm the completed donation in the GiveWP back-end and ensure that captured the donation in the gateway
Test Card Numbers
There are several card numbers that you can use only in the test section of the platform. For the expiration date, you can use anyone that is after the date the test is being done.
Test card marking