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Simple Online Payment for Event Registration

Looking for simple and secure method to accept online payment through WP

     

SusanHouser

7:48 pm on Apr 25, 2012 (gmt 0)



I am looking for a simple (and secure) way to accept payment for event registration.

I am managing a Wordpress website for a organization that hosts events throughout the year. A handful of these events include online registration, which is currently completely outsourced to a third-party site.

I would like to allow registration payment to be submitted through our site. We currently incorporate contact forms using Gravity Forms[gravityforms.com ], and I would be interested in a payment solution that could be integrated with this. Unfortunately, the PayPal Pro Add-On for this is still beta. For our current needs, most ecommerce solutions seem to include a lot of unnecessary features.

Also, the organization uses Quickbooks, so solutions that can integrate with Intuit Merchant Account for Web Stores [payments.intuit.com ] would also be useful to consider.

I am familiar with HTML/PHP/CSS/Javascript and Wordpress (Our site uses my own custom WP template), but I am not a programming expert and this would be my first time incorporating ecommerce. Any suggestion/resources or thoughts on security would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

lorax

8:03 pm on Apr 25, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Have you looked at Events Planner Pro (commercial product)? Might do what you want. I'm using it for another project but I can't speak to how well or if it will work with Intuit's gateway or not.

SusanHouser

8:27 pm on Apr 25, 2012 (gmt 0)



Thanks for the quick reply! I will take a look at this.

I currently have a custom posts type set up for events, so I am hesitant to overhaul and set up an entirely new event management system. Still, there may be some added benefits besides registration that are worth considering.
 

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