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The following steps are necessary to implement the Micropayment payment modules. All the details on how to integrate them are covered in later sections of this manual.
Sign up for free of charge and without obligation in the Micropayment ControlCenter.
Use the Micropayment merchant access to create your project(s) under
Configuration → Projects. The registered projects are reviewed by our risk team as quickly as possible.
Activate your project. After you have applied all the settings, all payment methods will be available in test mode.
Request the required payment methods via
Customer data → Contract information → Payment methods.
Configure the desired payment methods under
Configuration → Payment methods.
After your account has been authenticated, our service will be fully available to you for LIVE operation.
You can use all payment methods in test mode at any time. If you have any questions, our Support Team is always happy to help.
To install the payment modules, you will need to access the shop software files.
Connect to your web server’s file system for this, for example via FTP.
You can upload the module for Magento directly via FTP.
Files in the directory
app → code → local
Next step: Configure the payment methods in the Magento backend
After you upload the plug-in, please empty the shop system cache → Cache management.
Enter your 5-digit account ID for Micropayment here.
Open the project in the Micropayment ControlCenter under Configuration → Projects and copy the project ID listed there.
You can find the access key in the Micropayment ControlCenter under Configuration → Access key.
Activates or deactivates test mode
Free text / payment reference
Description of the order for the customer’s payment reference. If left blank, only the order number [orderId] will be used. Optionally, you can add your own text. Example: “[orderId] - Your order from www.your-shopurl.com”.
The themes X1 (default) or X2 are available for to be displayed for redirections. You can find more information in the Micropayment ControlCenter under
Help → Payment window & themes.
depending on your Micropayment account number, select Micropayment GmbH (.de) from numbers ranging from 0-49999 orMicropayment AG (.ch) for numbers ranging from 50000-99999.
Logo in the payment window
You can store your own logos (Theme X1 only) in the Micropayment ControlCenter (Tools → Payment window images) and enter the gfx code here.
Enter a different colour code (hex value) here if required. You can find more information in the Micropayment ControlCenter under
Help → Background image.
Set the background image for redirections here. You can find more information in the Micropayment ControlCenter under
Help → Background image.
Secret word / security field
You can find the secretfield in the Micropayment ControlCenter under
Configuration → Payment methods → Payment method event → Configure project → Parameters: Notification URL → Edit option
Micropayment - Project settings
Before you can use the Micropayment payment plug-in, you have to apply some settings in the Micropayment ControlCenter.
Settings must be applied for all payment methods you intend to use. Credit card, SEPA direct debit and prepayment have different configurations from the other payment methods.
Configure payment method:
To configure the payment method, go to Configuration → Payment methods and select Credit card → API.Event / Direct debit → API.Event / Prepayment → API.Event.
Enter the following notification URL here:
Activate the payment method
To do this, click on “Information on using the API” and agree to the information. Save your settings.
You need to authorise communication between your shop and Micropayment. To do this, open Configuration → Access authorisations and then select “New access authorisation”. Enter the IP address of your shop server here.
All payment methods that you want to use in the shop must be configured and activated. Please select the event option for the other payment methods (e.g. SOFORT - Event, paysafecard - Event etc.).
Activate the desired payment method
Enter your shop URL as the API URL:
Please enter the following values for these payment methods under “Parameter: Notification URL”.
Options → API URL: Activate the sending of additional data here.
Advanced security: Enable this option.
Test mode: Activate / Deactivate - must be active if you want to carry out test orders in your shop module. You can find the test data generated here in the Micropayment ControlCenter under Help → Test mode.
Activates the payment method in the Shop System → Settings → Sales / Payment methods.
We hope you enjoy your Micropayment plug-in.
Payment via the Micropayment modules can be made in the currency € (EUR). If you offer other currencies in your shop, this value will be converted, or for payment via credit card, a currency terminal must be requested.
Payment status: Initiated payment with Micropayment
The customer has initiated an order. An order can have this status permanently if the customer leaves the payment window and does not complete the payment process.
Payment status: Prepayment, outstanding. Deadline till year-month-day
Order was placed with prepayment. This is displayed if no payment has been received for a prepayment order. The date displayed here indicates when the prepayment order expires.
Payment status: Payment complete. 00.00 EUR Auth xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Order has been paid. The payment amount and the internal Micropayment authentication key are shown. This can be used in the ControlCenter to process the payment.
You can find payment modules for other shops on our website at Payment Plug-ins for your Online Shop
You have the option to save a custom 200x200px image in the Micropayment payment window. This image is accessed via an image code. You can upload it in your Micropayment ControlCenter under the menu option Tools → Payment window images. In the following step, the generated code (ID) is stored in your configuration as an image code.
Do you have questions about our payment methods or about the use of our systems? Please contact us by e-mail. We will reply as soon as possible.
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