Knowledgebase: Payment
How Do I Integrate My Store With CardinalCommerce?

The Cardinal Commerce payment method allows online stores to accept payment by utilizing 3-D Secure protocols which help merchants increase sales, improve margins and enhance the consumer experience.

To integrate the Cardinal Commerce payment method on your store, use the following steps:

  1. Log into your 3dcart Online Store Manager
  2. Using the left hand navigation menu, go to Settings >Payment
  3. Once in the Payment page, click on the "Select Payment Methods" button

This will take you to the area of the Online Store Manager where you can add or review your store's payment modules. Along the top of the page, you will see pre-installed payment modules within a section labeled "Recommended Payment Solutions." Further down the page you will see a section labeled "Payment Methods" where you can manually install payment modules.

  1. Look towards the top right of the Payment Methods section and click on the "Add New" button.

A small popup window labeled "Add New Payment Method" will appear with your preliminary settings.

  1. In the Payment Method field, scroll and choose Cardinal Commerce
  2. Select the Country and State you would like this payment method to apply to.
  3. Choose the Minimum and Maximum order amounts this payment method will apply for.
  4. Choose the Customer Group you would like the payment method to apply for.
  5. Click on the "Add New" button to install the module.

The payment method will now be added. Your next step is to configure its account settings. Look for the payment method in your list, then look to the far right of it and make sure its toggle is turned to the "On" position.

You will have the following fields that will need to be filled in with credentials and information from your Cardinal Commerce account.

Cardinal Cruise Credentials These will be credentials you get from CardinalCommerce for their Cardinal Consumer Authentication (CCA) service.

  • Org Unit ID
  • API Identifier
  • API Key
    Note: click on the "Change" link to add your API Key

API Credentials for Cardinal
These will be your Cardinal API credentials that you get from CardinalCommerce

  • Merchant ID
  • Processor ID
  • Transaction Password
  • Processor Alias

Additional Settings
Next to the Processor Alias, you will see two additional checkboxes:

  • Authorize Only
    Mark this checkbox if you would like the transactions to authorize for payment, without collecting payment until you process the order. Click here for more information.
  • Save the customer information for future transactions
    Marking this checkbox will enable the payment method's tokenization function which will allow the shopper to save their credit card information on the store for future purchases.
  1. Once you have entered all of your information, click "Save" at the top right of the page to set your settings.

Your store is now configured with CardinalCommerce.


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