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 About Merchant Accounts

What is a Merchant Account?A merchant account is a special account that is setup for a business...

 CyberSource Payment Gateway and Miva Merchant

CyberSource Payment Gateway and Miva MerchantThe CyberSource gateway requires certificate file to...

 How does a merchant account work?

The merchant account provider authorizes the credit card transfer from your customer and deposits...

 I lost my (ftp, mail admin, miva, webmaster, mysql, plesk, root, etc) password, how do I retrieve it?

For password resets,  we recommend using the available "Password Reset"  or "Password Recovery"...

 Is there a sample credit card number I can use to test with my store?

Yes. There are several: Visa: 4111111111111 (begin with 4 and 13 digits long total)...

 Rapid SSL Site Seal

You’ve secured your domain with a RapidSSL Certificate. Make sure your customers know it....

 Renewing your SSL and checking the expiration dates

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 True BusinessID True Site Seal

To install the True BusinessID True Site Seal, simply add the following lines to each Web page on...

 What are the benefits of using a virtual dedicated server?

There are many advantages and benefits to using a Virtual Dedicated Server: Privacy:  your...

 What are the benefits to adding sub domains to my account and how do I do it?

You can add an extra domain to your hosting plan for only $7.50 per month with an aliased email...

 What does AVS stand for?

The payment gateway gives you Address Verification System (AVS) codes to help protect you from...

 What is a 'payment gateway' and what does it do?

A payment gateway is an e-commerce service that authorizes payments for e-businesses and online...

 What is a merchant account? Why would I need one?

A merchant account gives a business the ability to accept credit cards as payment for the...

 What is an SSL?

  An SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer), also called a Digital Certificate, creates a secure...

 What is CVV2? CVC2? Discover® CID?

To help reduce fraud in the card-not-present environment, credit card companies have introduced a...

 What is P3P?

The Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P), developed by the World Wide Web Consortium,...

 What is the difference between a POS terminal and an Internet Gateway?

If you are a retail business and do a lot of face-to-face transactions, a POS (Point-of-Sale)...

 What is the difference between a Shared SSL Certificate and a Private SSL Certificate?

The only difference is that Shared SSL Certificate is issued for "yourdomain.cybrhost.com" and a...

 What payment gateways does Pinnacle Cart support?

Follow this link for the latest list of supported Payment Gateways supported by Pinnacle Cart:...