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Payment Gateways:

PAYONE is a leading payment service provider in Germany, offering a “Shop Module” plug-in to their Finance Gate system designed specifically for Magento. This article explains how to configure the PAYONE payment gateway for your Magento Go store.

For field descriptions, see: Configuration: Payment Gateways -

Step 1: Open a PAYONE Merchant Account

The first step is to establish a PAYONE 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:

  • Merchant ID
  • Payment Portal ID
  • Payment Portal Key
  • Sub Account ID
  • Gateway URL

For more information about opening a PAYONE merchant account, visit their site at:

Step 2: Configure PAYONE for your store

  1. From the Admin panel of Magento Go, select System > Configuration > Payment Methods.

  2. On the Payment Methods tab, click to expand the section. Then, do the following:

    1. Set Enabled to Yes.
    2. In the Title field, enter the name for this payment method that will appear to customers during the checkout process. By default, the Title is set to “Credit Card (”
    3. Enter the following information from your PAYONE merchant account:
      • Merchant ID
      • Payment Portal ID
      • Payment Portal Key
      • Sub Account ID
      • Gateway URL
    4. Do one of the following:
      • If you are ready to test the configuration and process test transactions, set Test Mode to Yes.
      • When you are ready to “go live” with the PAYONE payment method, set Test Mode to No.
    5. To record the details of all exchanges between your Magento Go store and the PAYONE payment system in a log file, set Debug to Yes.

      NOTE: In accordance with PCI Data Security Standards, no credit card information is saved in the log file.

    6. Set Payment Action to one of the following:
      • Authorize Only: Authorizes the transaction but does not transfer money to your account.
      • Authorize and Capture: Authorizes the transaction and also transfers money to your account.
    7. In the Credit Card Types list, select each credit card that can be used with this payment method. Options include: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, JCB, Switch/Maestro, Diners Club, Maestro International, and Carte Bleue.
    8. If you want to require customers to enter a card verification code (CVC), set Credit Card Verification to Yes.
    9. In the Accepted Currency list, select each currency that is accepted as payment in your store.
    10. In the Payment from Applicable Countries list, select each country where the PAYONE payment method is accepted.
    11. To determine the position of PAYONE in the list of payment methods that the customer sees during checkout, enter a number in the Sort Order field.
    12. When finished, click the Save Config button to save the settings.