[thelist] Proceed to Checkout - Authorize.net Question

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Tue Mar 15 15:20:56 CST 2005

Rob Smith wrote:

> this is more of a preference and I'm in a debate with myself on the best way
> to do this.
> Collect Information -> Confirm -> Pay -> Receipt Page
> At what point in this process do you store the information into your
> database? The Authoroize.net form (AIM) is a post to their .dll. So
> obviously you have to store the information before you pay.

Uh, why "obviously"? I don't store anything to the database until
the "accepted" status comes back from the transaction gateway...

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