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Ecwid Payment Configuration

The Helcim ECWID Integration is at the end of its life, if you are currently using the ECWID Integration please contact the Helcim Support Team to learn about moving to the Helcim Online Store.

The information in this article is for merchants using Helcim's Legacy System. The Ecwid Integration is not currently available for merchants who sign up for Helcim on or after June 1, 2020.

Although Authhorize.Net is mentioned in the instructions, you do not need an Authorize.Net account for the Helcim ECWID integration.

Here is how you complete the Ecwid Configuration.

  1. Login to your Ecwid account
  2. Click on Payment on the left navigation panel
  3. Click Choose Payment Processor under the Other ways to get paid header
  4. Select Credit Card: Authorize.Net SIM
  5. Click Account Settings under Credit or debit card at the top of the page
  6. You should see the settings below. Click Advanced Settings to see the Endpoint URL setting
  7. Set these settings as follows
    A. API Login Id - Enter your Helcim commerce account
    B. Transaction Key - Enter any value here. It's not used in our system
    C. MD5 Hash Value - Enter a unique number here that you will later configure on your payment page
    D. Endpoint URL - Enter as follows: &emulator=ecwid&flush=1
  8. Click Save

Payment Page Configuration

  1. Login to your Helcim account
  2. Click on Payment Pages and Payment Page List
  3. Click on New Custom Page in the top right-hand corner of your screen, then proceed to fill in the fields as follows:
  • Under Page Information, fill out your name in the Name field
  • Set Status to Active
  • Under Page Forwarding, set Approval Auto-Forward to YES
  • Set Approval Send POST to YES
  1. Click Save

  2. Next, select Field Settings from the menu on the right-hand side of your screen

  • Under General Fields, check Amount to Required
  • Check Invoice ID to Required
  1. Click on the Invoicing icon, then Invoice Theme Designer and then you can select Custom Fields.

  2. Enter a name for the field and Click on Add to create a new Custom Field

  3. Click on the Custom Group you just created then click Add New Field and enter the fields as follows:

    A. For Name enter "cst_MD5_Hash" For Display Name, enter "Hash" For Default Value, enter the hash configured in Ecwid's Settings. In this case "5" Set Required to YES Click Save

    B. Repeat steps above with fields as follows: Name: "cst_accountId" Display Name: "Account ID" Default Value: leave blank Set Required to Yes Click Save

    C. Repeat steps above with fields as follows: Name: "cst_emulator" Display Name: Emulator Default Value: "Ecwid" Set Required to Yes Click Save

  4. Go back to Payment Page List, then click on the payment page edited with steps from above

  5. On the right-hand side under Payment Page, click Custom Fields

  6. Make sure that the Custom Settings are as shown above A) "Hash" should be set to Required Field. Set Default Value to the one in Ecwid Advanced Settings B) "Account ID" should be set to Allow Edit and Required Field. Leave Default value blank C) "Emulator should be set to Required Field. Set Default Value to "Ecwid"

  7. Go back to Payment Pages, then click on the Ecwid page edited above

  8. Under Manage Page, click Edit

  9. Click Advanced Settings near the bottom of the page

  10. In the Endpoint URL field, enter the URL below followed by the store ID, then click Save:

Note that your store ID can be found at the bottom of the page on your Ecwid Admin Panel


Your are now ready to use your Ecwid shopping cart with your Helcim payment page.

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