Knowledgebase: Payment
How do I add Paynamics as my Payment Method?

The Paynamics Payment gateway can be easily added to your store by following these steps.

  1. Log into your 3dcart Online Store Manager.
  2. Using the left hand navigation menu, go to Settings ->Payment
  3. Click the "Select Payment" button under the Payment Methods section.
  4. At the top right of the page, click on the "Add New" button.
  5. In the "Payment Method" drop down menu, select Paynamics
    (tip: they are listed alphabetically)
  6. Next, select the country and state you would like this payment method made available to.
  7. Enter the minimum and maximum value orders can be to use this payment method.
  8. Select the customer group you would like this payment method applicable to.
  9. Then click on the "Add New" button to continue

These steps will have created the payment method, but you will have additional settings that can be further configured.

  1. Locate your newly created Paynamics Payment method on the list of Payment methods.
    (It will be listed under the "Recommended Payment Solutions" section.)

When adding the payment method, it will automatically be expanded so you may finalize your settings. If it is not expanded, click on the On/Off toggle switch for it to see the configuration options. Once there, you will see the following settings to configure for the integration:

  • Caption
    Click onthe "Caption" link to edit the caption for this payment method as you would like to have displayed for your visitors.
    Typically, this will read "Online Credit Card" and it will appear to your customers on the store front in this fashion.
  • Test Mode
    Marking this checkbox will enable Paynamics while using their test servers. this will allow you to place test orders on your site without actually charging. When you are ready to fully use Paynamics for real orders, make sure to uncheck this box.
  • Merchant ID
    Use this field to enter your Paynamics account's Merchant ID information.
    (Note: This information is provided to you by Paynamics)
  • Merchant Key
    Click on the "Change" link next to "Merchant Key" to enter your Paynamics Merchant Key
    (Note: This information is also provided to you by Paynamics)
  • Authorize Only
    Use this checkbox if you would like to authorize the total amount on the card but not collect payment until later.
    (Note: click here for more information on Authorize Only)

To the right of these settings, you will also see an action wheel with an "Advanced Settings" listing. Clicking this button will give you the following configuration options:

  • Order Amount Min; & Order Amount Max:
    These were set during the initial creation of the payment method (see step 7 above). Here you can edit them as needed.
  • Customer Group:
    This was set during the initial creation of the method (See steps above). Here you can edit the setting as needed.
    • "All"
      will make the method available to all of your shoppers - regardless of the pricing group they belong to.
    • "None"
      will make the method available to shoppers who do not yet belong to a customer group
    • "Phone Orders"
      will make the method available only when using the Phone Orders function.
    • Individual Group
      Or you may limit the use of the payment method so that it applies only to one of your existing customer groups
  • Order Status
    This setting will determine which order status that orders using this method will automatically go into. Your choices are New or Unpaid.
    Since it is an online payment method, you will likley want it to go to new, since payment is typically applied by the gateway.
  • Country/State Exclude List
    When you initially added the payment method, you set the country and state that it would apply to (See step 6 above)
    With the "Edit Exclude List" link, you can further limit which countries and/or states that are excluded from using the method.
  • Confirmation message
    This will display to the customer once the purchase has been completed – Example: Thank you for your purchase!
  • Description
    This is Optional. The description will display next to the payment method – Example: Check out Securely with our Payment Service.

Once your advanced settings are configured, click the "Save" button to set them. After clicking "Save" you'll once again be at the payment module. Your final step is to save your changes.

  1. Click "Save" at the top right to commit your changes.

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