Accepting Credit Card Payments

Accepting Payments In Your Online Store
SmartCart offers many different options for accepting payments in your online store, such as credit card payments, PayPal payments, Google Checkout, Online Checks (eChecks), Payment by Mail. The shopping system will present your preferred payment selections to your customers at checkout. Once the order has been submitted, the full order details can be accessed from the Order Management Area in the admin control panel.


Processing Credit Card Payments
To accept credit card payments, a merchant account and payment processor are needed. The best way to process payments in an online store is with an online payment processor, such as PayPal Pro, Authorizenet, Google Checkout, Verisign, LinkPoint, ECHO, Bank of America and many others. SmartCart is compatible with most online processors. An online payment processor can process the credit card payment at the time the order is placed, as well as verify the credit card holder's billing address to help protect against fraudulent transactions.



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Accepting Payments with PayPal
PayPal is an easy, affordable and secure way of accepting online payments. With PayPal, you can accept credit card payments, PayPal payments, e-checks, and even recurring payments. PayPal has no start-up fees, no monthly fees, no cancellation fees, and no minimum payments. Your customers are not required to have an existing PayPal account to pay. A business level PayPal account is required to accept credit card payments from your online store and can be activated in SmartCart from the payment settings in the admin control panel. Click the banner below to learn more about accepting payments with PayPal.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is SmartCart compatible with PayPal Pro and Express Checkout?

Yes! SmartCart is a certified PayPal Pro shopping cart and supports the PayPal Express checkout.


I have a merchant account, but I need to process payments in my online store. How do I activate an online payment processor?

Authorizenet offers a secure and affordable payment gateway option for your existing merchant account that can provide real time payment processing for your online orders.

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I use a payment processor that is not listed on your site. Will it work with SmartCart?

It's likely that your payment processor will work with SmartCart. Let us know which processor you are using and we will confirm its compatability with SmartCart.


I'm selling a service that requires a monthly service charge. Does SmartCart provide recurring billing services?

In most cases, SmartCart can be used to process the initial sale and collect the customer data. Some payment processors, such as Authorizenet, Transaction Central, PayPal and others, provide recurring billing options with their processing service.


Does SmartCart provide merchant account services?

SmartCart provides the ecommerce shopping system and store builder and a secure method of submitting payments online, but is not involved with the processing of credit card payments. If you are in need of a merchant account, or a way of accepting payments online, we can refer you to Authorizenet, e-onlinedata, PayPal, PayPal Pro, and/or Google Checkout as reputable companies to work with.


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