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How To Setup Your Authorize.net Account To Work With WebStarts Shopping Cart

To set up your Authorize.net account to work with your WebStarts shopping cart system and begin processing credit cards, use the following steps:

Step 1: When your merchant account is set up, they will provide you with Authorize.net login information. Use that information to log in at www.authorize.net.

Step 2: Near the bottom of the page, on the left, click the “Settings” under the account heading.

Step 3: Scroll down and click on the “API Login ID and Transaction Key” link.

Step 4: Copy your API Login ID from that page by highlighting, right clicking, then clicking “copy”.

Step 5: In your shopping cart account, click the “Settings” tab, then click “Ecommerce”.

Step 6: Choose “authorize.net from the drop down and paste your information into the “API Login ID” field.

Step 7: Back in your authorize.net account, create a new transaction key by entering the answer to your secret question, then click “submit”.

Step 8: Copy the new transaction key, then paste it in your shopping cart settings just below the API Login ID. Click “save” at the bottom of the page.

Note: Make sure your authorize.net account is NOT IN TEST MODE. Check this by going back to your authorize.net account settings and find the “Test Mode” link.

Step 9: When you are ready to go live, click the “settings” tab in your shopping cart and make the shopping cart account live.