This is going to a secure payment processing gateway - Authorize.net. But I have to collect the credit card number, exp date, etc and send it to the gateway. Of course, we are using SSL. Thanks Nan -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of ben morrison Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 12:10 PM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] authnet - how do you store the required fields untilthey are sent? On Dec 18, 2007 4:17 PM, Nan Harbison <nan at nanharbison.com> wrote: > Hi All, > Authorize.net (and other online payment systems) require a bunch of > required fields, of course, and I need to first have the sign up form > page and then the credit card info form page. I have the form action > as self, and if all the sign up info is entered, the credit card form > shows up. Is storing the fields in session variables the best way to > do this, or in hidden form variables?This is in PHP and MySQL. Perhaps > it is easier to use a temporary row in a db? I do not plan to permanently store the credit card info. > TIA > Nan Personally, I would have nothing to do with storing/sending CC numbers as its a potential security concern, you should just be able to get the persons details verify them and then send them to a secure payment gateway which verifies and processes the CC numbers? ben -- Ben Morrison http://www.benjaminmorrison.com -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !