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06-28-2003, 10:46 AM
What exactly do I need to allow Credit Card payment over the internet, like on a web site. Do I just need to get their Credit Card number / information to me somehow (securely, of course), and then take that to the bank and get the money, or do I actually need to pay a whole bunch of money for these, "Shopping Cart" systems that you can buy from your web host. If the first is doable, what information do I need to get?

06-28-2003, 12:56 PM
most people(well, some people) wont give a credit card out unless they see ssl. on yahoo i see one site that says one year 32.99.

Zach L.
06-28-2003, 01:29 PM
I think you need a merchant license as well.

06-28-2003, 03:52 PM
You have to remember that CC information entered is then automatically authorised with say, visa.

The money doesnt leave your cc account until about 3 days later. So whatever system you use/choose must somehow link with Visa/Amex/MC. So, I guess the 32.99 posted above sounds nice and cheap.

06-28-2003, 09:48 PM
Yea you need a merchant account at your bank which you need really good credit to get or you can sign up with a program that takes care of it for you. Usually they take money out of each sale or charge a monthly fee. I did some searching a few months ago and the best I found was 19.99 a month.