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First Data Unauthorized Request. Bad or missing credentials: Things are not always as they seem.

I added code to a client’s website a while back to allow them to use First Data to take credit cards on their site. Everything was working well until last week when it just quit working. It was no longer communicating with First Data. It completely stopped receiving a response at all from the CURL …

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First Data Global Gateway API – Rolling Your Own Recurring Payments Using TransArmor Token PHP JSON REST Example

Unfortunately, First Data’s Globa Gateway API doesn’t allow for recurring payments. You either have to use their hosted payment pages (not a viable option for most of my clients) OR you have to roll your own so to speak. Using the TransArmor Token option, it is possible to write your own code for recurring payments. …

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Why I Will Never Use First Data Global E4 Gateway API and Will Try to Discourage My Clients

One of my most popular posts of all time is about integrating First Data payment processing with a website. I’ve had several clients who have First Data accounts and they’ve seemed happy with their account, so I decided to give them a try. OMG I wish I hadn’t. It cost me SO much money. It …

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Importing Large Databases Through phpMyAdmin

While moving WordPress sites from one domain to another for my clients, I often run into file size limitations on phpMyAdmin. Depending on the hosting account I’m moving to, I can sometimes change that limitation with the php.ini file or import from the command line. But, sometimes, I don’t have access to those methods and …

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PayPal Payment Data Transfer (PDT) – Getting PayPal Information Returned to Your Site

My client has digital products that need to be downloaded after a user clicks on a PayPal Buy Now button. If I set Payment Data Transfer up in her PayPal account, PayPal will return back to my site to a page that I specify in her PayPal account. It will return all the information about …

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