Credit Card Payments

Billing / Credit Card Payments How to Enable the Credit Card Updater Feature

Paragon Payment Solutions offers a Card Account Updater Feature, which automatically updates card-on-file information. Clients must sign up for this feature through Paragon, prior to enabling this feature.

To enable the Card Account Updater Feature:

  1. Log in to the organization’s admin account and click My Profile
  2. Click the Settings tab and select Additional Settings
  3. Under Merchant Settings, select the Enable Card Account Updater checkbox
  4. A Merchant Key field will appear, enter the API credential provided by Paragon
    • Merchant Key is a required field that will be sent to Paragon to authorize the Card Account Updater feature
  5. Click Save Settings

Please note, users cannot edit their credit cards on file. When clients’ credit cards are automatically updated, the previous card is deleted and the new credit card is added to their account.

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Billing / Credit Card Payments Setting up Paragon Payment Solutions

Users can process credit cards through CentralReach, through an integration with the merchant service company, Paragon Payment Solutions. After submitting your business information, a payment specialist will reach out to you, to set up an account.

Once you have obtained your credentials from Paragon Payment Solutions:

  1. Log in to the organization’s admin account and click My Profile
  2. Click the Settings tab and select Additional Settings
  3. Select Paragon from the Select Merchant drop-down
  4. Enter your API credentials into the following fields:
    • API User ID should be entered into the Username field
    • API Password should be entered into the Password field
    • Gateway ID should be entered into the Gateway ID field
  5. Click Save Settings 

Note:

  • Paragon will provide two sets of Username, Password, and Gateway ID fields, which are API and Portal credentials. Input the required API credentials into Merchant Settings when setting up your account
  • In the email you receive from Paragon, “Activate Password” next to “API Password,” as seen in the image below, should be hyperlinked. If it is not hyperlinked, please contact Paragon

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