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Building Online Stores with osCommerce: Beginner Edition by David Mercer

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Credit Card Payments

Let’s begin this section by stating that there are several caveats to consider when embarking on the journey to credit card payment bliss! The main one is that it can be quite a pain in the proverbial back end of your application getting an Internet Merchant Account. This is because Internet transactions are considered to be at a high risk from fraud, and one result is that transaction fees are often higher too. There is not really much help that this book can offer you in terms of obtaining a merchant account—this is between you and your bank or merchant account provider.

For more information on obtaining merchant accounts, visit the service providers of your choice, who will have plenty of information about how to use them ...

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