How to integrate WPForms with Authorize.net?
Authorize.net is one of the popular payment processing gateway used by millions of business websites. So if you are running an eCommerce site and need to start accepting Authorize.net payments, that’s a wise choice. This article will show you how you can connect WPForms with Authorize.net and start accepting payments right away.
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If you are in the blogging and WordPress field for a while, you probably have heard of WPForms. WPForms is a form builder with advanced features. With it, we can create simple contact forms, payment forms, newsletter forms, account registration forms, and more complex forms with some simple mouse clicks.
WPForms got so many advanced features. Some of the WPForms features are:
- Drag and drop
- Form templates
- Conditional logic
- Entry management
- File uploads
- User registration
- Spam protection
- Email marketing integration
- Payment gateway integration
- Zapier integration
and so on.
There is a free version available (WPForms Lite) with some feature restrictions. And the lite version is used on more than 4 million WordPress installations.
If you need to get the full power of the form builder, you need to start using the premium version of it. For this tutorial, we will be using WPForms premium and integrating Authorize.net with the forms without writing a single line of code.
How Much Is the Plugin Pricing?
Now you know about WPForms. But, first, let’s see the pricing of it.
The Basic plan will cost $39.50 for a year. When you use it, you will get access to all the basic features. And it is a single domain license. Just like that, the Plus, Pro, Elite plans will cost you $99.50/year, $199.50/year, and $299.50/year, respectively. You need access to the Elite plan for the Authorize.net add-on.
Using your Credit Card or PayPal, you can complete the purchase.
How to Integrate WPForms with Authorize.net?
First, you need to purchase the WPForms WordPress plugin. Once you have visited the WPForms pricing page, you can choose the Elite Plan from there.
Soon, you will be redirected to the checkout page.
Scroll down, and you will see the payment options.
You can complete the payment using
- Credit Card
Once you have completed the purchase, you will get access to the WPForms premium plugin files. The next thing you need to do is log in to the WPForms account and go to the downloads section.
From there, you can download the premium version of WPForms.
After downloading the plugin, install it on the WordPress site.
Once you have installed the plugin, activate it.
Now, we need to verify the license key. The license key will help us to get plugin updates and access to their add-ons. Under the WPForms downloads section, you will see the license key.
Inside the WordPress dashboard, open the WPForms general settings. You will see a section for pasting the WPForms license keys.
Copy the license key from the WPForms account and paste it inside this field. After that, verify the key.
Within a few seconds, your installation will get verified.
You will see the account level below the box.
Now, we have access to all the add-ons available. Since we are integrating Authorize.net with WPForms, we need to install and activate the Authorize.net add-on inside our website. Once you have activated the add-on, you need to create a new form. On the other hand, you can also edit one of your existing forms.
If you check the payments tab, you will see the Authorize.net integration.
The integration is pretty simple. All you need to do is, enable the Authorize.net payment gateway, add a description, choose the payment receipt, customer name, and so on. In addition, you can enable the conditional logic feature if you need to make the form more powerful. Plus, if you are offering a service with renewal, you can set up the recurring subscription from the same page.
Configure the options accordingly. And you need to create a payment form. Simply drag and drop the Authorize.net form fields inside the form builder and save the form.
Once you have done building the form, embed it on a page. You can use shortcodes for embedding the form or the WPForms Gutenberg block if you are using the Gutenberg editor. After embedding the form, it will look like this.
So when someone sends you a payment through this form, the amount will be credited to your Authorize.net account. This is one of the easy ways to accept credit card payments.
You can publish the page and start accepting payments.
You can check out the premium version of WPForms from below.
So this is how you can connect WPForms with Authorize.net. We hope you have enjoyed the read and found this article helpful. If you did, share this with your social media friends!
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