iPage gives you plenty of payment options, including via credit card. They support credit card purchases by continuously strengthening its partnership with widely known merchants and solutions providers. This is a welcome addition in terms of expanding clientele because it has a farther reach to its target market.
For any online business or company, having a credit card system provides a faster and more convenient transaction process for the clients, especially ones made over the Web. All you have to do is to have access to the Internet and you can use your credit card to make purchases anywhere in the world without having to carry cash on your wallet all the time.
Take note, however, that when making a purchase online, you need to ensure that the site is credible and that it supports credit card payments.
Online Credit Card Processing
When making your online purchase, there are five individual component that you need to keep in mind. You have to check whether or not they are supported by the website you’ll be purchasing from. They are the following:
Customer Credit Card. Widely used over the Internet, your credit card or debit card can be used for any purchase required.
Shopping Cart. It collects the required order details, along with your credit card or debit card information as a mode of payment.
Payment Gateway. A payment gateway is an eCommerce application services provider that authorizes credit card transactions for online and traditional brick-and-mortar businesses. It is similar to a physical point-of-sale terminal found in many retail outlets. Among the examples of a payment gateway are AcceptSafe and PayPal.
Internet Merchant Account (Processor). This involves verification of funds on a credit card or debit card. The approved transactions are then placed in a Checking Account.
Checking Account. Checking account funds can be withdrawn at any time at an automated teller machine (ATM) or at your local bank.5. Checking Account. Checking account funds can be withdrawn at any time at an automated teller machine (ATM) or at your local bank.
iPage Credit Card Support
iPage supports credit card payments through payment gateways such as AcceptSafe and PayPal. When you sign up with iPage your website will be supported by these credit card payment gateways to accommodate credit card acceptance and processing.
AcceptSafe is a well-known merchant solutions provider that’s trusted by many website owners because of its broad support of credit cards and low rates. It serves as a convenient payment gateway for your website to accept credit card payments from customers.
Some credit cards accept by iPage through AcceptSafe include Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Network.
But before any transaction is accepted and credit card payments are processed on your website, you will have to register with AcceptSafe first. Using the “plug-and-play” process, websites hosted by iPage can be installed with its software in just a few clicks, thanks to SimpleScripts.
Millions of people from all over the world trust PayPal and for many years, it served as an electronic wallet for users making payment and accepting money online with just a few simple clicks.
Websites hosted by iPage can have PayPal manage credit card or debit card payments for your online business.
You have two options for credit card payment processing. One is the PayPal Payments Standard and the other one is PayPal Payments Pro. It’s up to you to choose which of these two meets your business requirements.
If you want the regular version, you can use PayPal Payments Standard which includes the necessary tools to process credit card payments. But if you want an upgraded version, you can go for PayPal Payments Pro which includes support for offline processing for your credit card payments.
Integrate iPayment into Your Site
Some of you may want to create your own forms for your website. Lucky for you, you can do that with iPage.
You can integrate iPayment to your website through a simple integration method and payment gateway. To begin, you may click on this link for more details.