[ic] More reliable (or hassle free) alternative to AuthorizeNet?
aaronmail at hazenet.net
Fri Nov 21 14:28:22 EST 2003
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 11:05:21 -0600, Hostmaster <hostmaster at zipp.net> wrote:
> Hello List Members,
> We're receiving notices from our AuthorizeNet Merchant Account Rep every
> other week about "this new improvement" and "our recent merger", and
> Action Required", etc.
> It's a pain in the neck, and our Merchant Account Rep is not familiar
> with Interchange to be of much help. We haven't even gotten the
> Catalog working yet with AuthorizeNet, and we are getting all these
> "updates". Additionally, a very thorough review of the mailing lists and
> Interchangeville Forum reveals that integration of AuthorizeNet with
> Interchange has been a long running hassle, with AuthorizeNet issues
> back for a few years. I see more AuthorizeNet issues than all the others
> combined (maybe it's because more people are using it than the others?).
> So my question: Can anyone recommend a Payment Gateway other than
> AuthorizeNet that works "somewhat effortlessly" with Interchange? I see
> several options in the docs, but before switching over, I was hoping for
> some feedback from those of you who have real-time experience with some
> the other Gateway options.
> We would like to consider Bank of America or iTransact.
> Best regards,
> Michael G.
I felt like I should at least comment as some of the others already have.
I have been using Authorize.net and Wells Fargo for almost two years and
found the integration into IC to be *very easy* to say the least. As for
online tools, I dont use the WF site for anything and dont have an account
through them. The Auth.net site panel seems easy enough, although I rarely
have to go there for anything either, since I control everything from
As for the workings of both, they have worked with no issues whatsoever.
That kind of seems like something I dont want to mess with ;-) BTW, this
is with versions 4.8.3 through 4.9.8 that I have been using.
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