In this SitePoint article, John Conde will take an in-depth look at some of the popular gateways and explore the ins and outs of the services they provide.
“So you’re starting your own ecommerce Website? Good for you! But you have many decisions to make. Do you write your own shopping cart or use an existing one? Who should be your merchant account provider? Who will deliver your goods? With so many decisions, you hardly have time to sort through all the information you’ll need to know in order to make the best choice for your business.
One of the most important decisions you’ll face is to choose a gateway to handle your credit card payments. The well-known Authorize.net may spring to mind, but is it really the best option for your business? Here are the contenders:
- Verisign Payflow Pro
- Verisign Payflow Link
- LinkPoint API
- LinkPoint Connect
- Plug ‘n Pay