Learn how to connect Authorize.net to BidClips
Once you have successfully configured your payment processing account for your shop(s), you will be able to accept payment for bids in BidClips. Bids are converted into jobs in BidClips once your customers have accepted your bid. Currently, all payments applied to jobs by your customers and/or shop users in the BidClips platform are processed using the Authorize.net payment processor.
In order to process payments in BidClips, you will need to apply your Authorize.net credentials (transaction key and API login ID values) to your shop(s).
Locating your Authorize.net credentials
If you are a Glass Doctors provider, you are most likely an existing Authorize.net customer and your transaction key and API login ID values can be located in your Mainstreet POS system.
If you are not a Glass Doctors provider, but are already an Authorize.net user, you will need to log in to Authorize.net and retrieve your transaction key and API login ID values.
Creating an Authorize.net account
If you do not have an Authorize.net account, you will have to create one.
Applying your Authorize.net credentials in BidClips
Once you have identified your Authorize.net transaction key and API login ID values you will need to apply them in the 'Payments' section of your shop settings. Note: Payment Processing Account settings are done at the shop level. Therefore, if you have more than one shop; you will have to repeat this for each of your shops.
You will start this process by clicking on the 'Shop(s)' link in the 'Configure' section of the Provider Portal navigation bar that is located on the left side of the screen.
Next, you will click on the 'shop information' () icon in the 'Shop Information' page and will be redirected to the 'Add/Edit Shop Information' page:
Scroll down until you see the 'Pricing' section and expand the section.
Scroll down until you see the 'Payment' sub-section. To enable payments for your shop in BidClips:
- Check the 'Enable Accept Payment' box.
- Click the 'Select Payment Processor' down arrow and pick "Authorize.net".
- Select either the 'Production' or 'Stage' option.
- Enter your Authorize.net Merchant Authorization information
- Transaction Key
- API Login ID
Important!: Please note, you must click the 'SAVE' button at the very bottom of the Add/Edit Shop Information page before leaving the page. Failure to click the 'SAVE' button before navigating away from the Add/Edit Shop Information page will result in lost work.