iVend eCommerce - Creating a Credit Card Type

What are Credit Card Types?

A credit card in iVend eCommerce represents a form of cashless payment that can be made electronically. The customer can pay for all goods purchased from the site using a pre-approved credit card. An order (online buy-sell process) is considered complete when the credit card payment mode is selected by the customer and the payment is authorized by the card issuing financial institution.

Some examples of credit card types are:

  • AMEX
  • VISA

Once the credit card types are defined in site administration page, it is visible to the customer on the payment page during the checkout process. Depending upon the card type selected by the customer, the authorization request for the payment is sent to the specific payment gateway for processing live transactions.

Note: The Credit Card Types configured in iVend Ecommerce must be valid card types.

Creating a Credit Card Type

  • In iVend eCommerce Admin home page from the Configuration Menu, click Payment >> Credit Card Types.


  • Click on the ‘Add New’ button to create a new credit card type.


  • Provide a name for the ‘Credit Card’ type e.g. VISA.


Note: Adding a new credit card type might require customization of the payment gateway code.


Removing a Default Card Type

If you delete one of the 4 default card types (VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, and Discover) you should also remove the corresponding image of the credit card type that appears on the checkout page. This avoids confusion.

To remove the image associated with a default credit card type, edit the /skins/skin_#/images/creditcard.jpg file.


Citixsys Products: iVend eCommerce Citixsys Topics: FAQ Tags: credit card type
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