Creating Subscription Variants in Shopify

Why Use Variants? If you would like to sell a product for one time purchase and subscription, it is necessary to either create two separate products with different names for each, or create a Variant of the product. The Variant appears in a much more user friendly way and creates a better customer experience.   Read More…

AVS Responses and Declines

AVS Explained AVS stands for Address Verification Service and is a service provided by payment brands to determine the match or partial match of a customer’s address information. This is a security measure in place to help prevent fraud by adding another layer of information needed for online transactions.   AVS Declines There are multiple Read More…

In-Cart Multi Currency Conversion

Processing banks require that the currency merchants charge in their stores match the settlement currency, i.e. the currency of their bank account. This means that if you bank account is in USD, you must have your website charge customers in USD. Some merchants would like to sell to customers all over the world, but do Read More…

Setting Up Recurring/Subscription Payments in Wix

Create Recurring/Subscription Payments in Wix To begin the process, please request to activate recurring payments to [email protected] or your sales agent Once activated login to your Pinwheel gateway at paybypinwheel.com and look for the subscriptions tab on the left side of the screen We will then click “Products” and create items to match what we Read More…

Does Pinwheel Service My Region?

What Regions does Pinwheel Service What regions can I process from? Pinwheel primarily services merchants domiciled within North America and Europe. We do have processing partners that would allow us to service other regions so long as processing volume is above the minimum threshold of $50k/year. What regions can I sell to? The majority of Read More…

Getting Started with Authorize.net and Shopify

How to Connect Authorize.net to Shopify The process will start when we receive our authorization email from Authorize.net Here, we will then finalize the creation of our Authorize.net gateway and take it off of test mode. Login to Merchant interface at https://account.authorize.net/ Select settings under Account within the main menu Click “Security settings” and “Test Read More…

Getting Started on BigCommerce

How to Integrate BigCommerce with NMI The process will start when you receive your email with the details below. From: [email protected] Subject line: eMerchantBroker.com, LLC Payment Gateway Account Information We will want to note the username in this email and click “Set a Password” We will then be taken to our NMI Portal to set Read More…

Getting Started in Magento

Setting up Magento with Pinwheel The first section of this guide requires advanced technical knowledge and it is highly recommended to seek professional assistance if needed Once we have received our integration email, we will have the Pinwheel Extension which will need to be need to be copied to the app/code directory. We now need Read More…

Getting Started on WooCommerce

Setting up WooCommerce with Pinwheel We offer two different way to integrate into WooCommerce. Hosted Payment Page Native Integration Why would I choose Hosted vs Native? Isn’t Native better for conversion? Traditionally Native is better for conversion, but the hosted payment page offers additional functionality that you won’t get in an native integration: Google Translate Read More…

Check Imaging Basics

What Is It?  Check 21 Act gives financial institutions the right to convert the paper checks they receive into electronic images, to process those images for payment instead of the original paper checks, and to destroy those paper checks after an undefined period of time.  Another effect of the law is that it is now Read More…