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How to Setup First Data As a Payment Gateway

First Data Merchant Solutions is an ecommerce gateway that provides all the tools and support you need to take fast and secure card payments online. First Data is an expert in independent global electronic payment solutions, with over 20 years experience in the UK.

Whether you are a startup or an established business, First Data Merchant Solutions ensures processing payments through your Create store is simple, fast and secure.

Why choose First Data

First Data Connect is already integrated with Create's shopping cart solution, which means no website coding is necessary to get started.

First Data Connect is a ready-made payment page. This means your customers will be directed to a secure page, hosted by First Data Merchant Solutions, to complete their purchase by entering their card details through a simple form.

To ensure the experience of their credit card processing is as seamless as possible for your customers, you can tailor and customise the payment page provided by First Data Merchant Solutions with your own branding.

How to set up First Data in your Create Account

To use First Data Merchant Solutions you will first need to have an account with them. If you don’t have an account with them yet, please complete the form here and a representative from First Data Merchant Solutions will contact you with more information.

Once your account is up and running you can add this payment gateway provider to your Create account by following these steps:

  1. Go to your "Shop" screen in the Top Menu.

  2. Select "Shop Settings" from the left-hand menu.

  3. Click on "Payment Gateways".

  4. Fill in your "Store ID" and "Secret Key". You will find these details in your First Data Merchant Solutions account.

  5. Select the "Add Gateway" button

  6. First Data Merchant Solutions will then be added to your payment gateways!

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If you have any questions at all about how to set up the First Data Merchant Solutions payment gateway with your Create store please get in touch with your Account Manager who can advise you.