Credit Cards settings

You can find this section in HostBill Admin → Settings → General Settings → Billing → Credit Cards.

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Credit card section lets you configure options for credit cards information storage and management and payment collection.

Available options

Accepted Credit Cards 

Provide list of credit card providers that will be accepted, separated by comma.

Allow Credit Card Storage 

Controls whether card details should be stored in the database or not. Choose if you want to:

  • allow saving credit card for later use
  • allow saving credit card for later use but only if credit card is tokenized by gateway
  • do not store credit card details in database

Tokenization module

If more than one tokenization module is available, pick one that should be responsible for tokenizing cards if entered in client portal

Allow to remove CC

Controls Credit card client functions. Choose if you want to allow you clients to completely remove their credit card details. Please note that this may affect for example recurring payment collection.

Credit Cards Update Limit 

This option allows you to limit the amount of credit card updates that client can make per given period of time (per day, week or month).

Block Credit Cards

Choose if you want to process every credit card or reject credit cards that were declined by the system X times before.

Charge Credit Cards 

This feature controls how credit card payment are captured. You can let clients pay manually or enable automated payments X days before the invoice due date. 

If you enable automatic payment collection you can choose to attempt only once to charge or enter number of charge attempts per day.

If you use more than one gateway, or migrate from one, you can force automatic payment even if different gateway was selected for invoice

You can also allow client to enable/disable autocharge. This option will be available in Client area → Account details → Settings.

Allow partial invoice payments

This option lets you decide whether or not to accept partial invoice payments. Available options are:

  • No, client can pay only full due invoice amount
  • Yes, client can define amount to pay, with minimum amount of X