CHARGE allows you to process transactions in real-time from your own web site.
Since CHARGE communicates seamlessly and securely via SSL in the background, your site can maintain a consistent user experience and will not require visitors to be redirected to payment processors sites. Version 7 was PA-DSS 1.2 validated by the PCI Council (CHARGE was also previously PABP validated).
It's much easier for me to double check the number when I have spaces than when I have a single 16 digit number.At that point, you are at the mercy of whatever PSP you choose to go with.If their credit card form asks for the card type, then by proxy you are asking for the card type.Your customers will thank you, now that you can compete with those larger box stores, but with the same feel of your neighborhood hardware store.Testing with valid test credit cards within the test environment. The following cards are valid test credit card numbers.Acquiring Bank (Merchant Bank) A bank that is an authorized member of Visa & Master Card that is in the business of processing credit card transactions on behalf of businesses (merchants) Address Verification Service (AVS) A real-time service offered to combat fraud and validate a cardholder's given address (street number and zip code) against the card issuer's records.