Helm - Authorize.Net

Below is the Gateway Settings page for Authorize.Net, which you will need to customise as appropriate:




Check this box in order to make this gateway available for your customers to use.

CC Failure Retry Limit:

The number of times (after the initial attempt) that Helm will try and pay the gateway. For instance, if this is set to 3 then Helm will attempt to contact the gateway a total of 4 times.

Payment Description:

The description that your customers will see for this gateway. One useful feature here is if you put the variable [creditcardname] into the payment description, Helm will replace this variable with the “friendly” name of the user's card. E.g. you could put “Payment by [creditcardname]” in this field.

Authorize.Net Login ID:

The login name provided to you by Authorize.Net. Authorize.Net Version:- The current version of Authorize.Net being used. If this gets updated, Authorize.Net should contact you.

Gateway URL:

Link to the relevant Authorize.Net gateway page. This is already filled in and doesn’t need to change.

Once you have entered the relevant details, click the “Save” button to save them. You now need to choose which credit/debit cards you will accept to use with this gateway.


Adding Cards to Authorize.Net:

Credit/Debit Cards Supported by Authorize.Net:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • JCB
  • Discover

You can add and remove these cards as appropriate, in the same way as outlined for the ProTx gateway above.