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Setting Up Braintree

System > Configuration > Sales > Payment Methods > Braintree

Country Acceptance: United States

Braintree merchants can accept payment in 134 local currencies and choose to settle in up to 21 different currencies. As an online merchant, the advantage to you of using Braintree is that your customers can save credit card information on file. If you use Braintree’s Vault feature, you can also use saved credit card information when placing orders as your store’s administrator working from your store’s back office. After the information is saved, only the last four digits of the credit card are visible. This article explains how to set up Braintree for your Magento Go store.

To learn more, see Getting Started with Braintree.
For field descriptions, see Configuration: Payment Gateways - Braintree.

Step 1: Open a Braintree merchant account

The first step is to establish a Braintree merchant account. As you go through the process, take note of the following information, which you will need to complete the configuration in Magento Go:

  • Environment
  • Merchant ID
  • Public Key
  • Private Key

For more information about opening a merchant account, visit Braintree’s website.

Step 2: Configure Braintree for your store

  1. From the Admin panel of Magento Go, select System > Configuration > Payment Methods.
  2. In the Configuration panel on the left, under Sales, click the Payment Methods tab. Click to expand the Braintree section, and do the following:
    1. Set Enabled to Yes.
    2. In the Title field, enter the name for this payment method that customers will see during checkout. By default, the title is set to “Braintree.”
    3. Set Payment Action to one of the following:
      • Authorize Only: The payment is authorized by Braintree but not captured until you generate the invoice for the order in Magento Go.
      • Sale: The payment is authorized by Braintree and the transaction is processed immediately.
    4. Enter the following information from your Braintree merchant account:
      • Environment
      • Merchant ID
      • Public Key
      • Private Key
    5. Set Enable Vault to Yes or No.

      For more information, see Braintree’s Vault website.

    6. In the Credit Card Types list, select each credit card that can be used with this payment method.
    7. If you want to require customers to enter a card verification code (CVC), set Credit Card Verification to Yes. The Card Verification Value, also known as the Card Security Code, provides an additional level of security for online transactions.
    8. To set the position of Braintree in the list of payment methods that is displayed during checkout, enter a numeric value in the Sort Order field. Enter 0 for the top of the sort order list, 1 for the second highest in the list, and so on.
  3. When finished, click the Save Config button to save the settings.