Authorize.net Network Change

Authorize.net is rolling out yet another change to their  API. According to a recent Partner Notification they will be changing from Akamai SureRoute to Cloudflare as their content delivery network (CDN) for their network portals. As usual the roll out will begin with developer ‘sandbox’ accounts so that we may test the new CDN and […]

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Updating Gravity Forms to 2.3

Gravity Forms has released a major update with version 2.3. It addressed some organizational issues that probably needed addressing. But it also is breaking sites that have custom code that access Gravity Forms database tables directly. This post addresses how to fix some of the Gravity Forms update issues that may arise.

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Important TLS Disablement Notice from Authorize.net

Authorize.net sent a TLS Disablement Notice to alert customers they plan to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 prior to 2018. TLS is a security protocol used to protect information sent from a server to another ‘node’ like a personal computer or another server. As attacks adapt, so must the protocol. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) requirements […]

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Authorize Capture or Just Authorize?

What is the difference between authorize and authorize capture? During the checkout process, your website sends customer information and instructions on what to do with it to your payment gateway in the form of a ‘request’.  The two most common requests are Authorize and Authorize Capture. Your gateway then acts on your request by communicating with your […]

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I love creating elegant solutions to business problems. My specialty is custom plugin creation. If you have a need for something you can’t find, I can build it.

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