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PayCore.io v1.23 (October 27, 2020)

By Dmytro Dziubenko, Chief Technology Officer

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Cheery Greetings from the PayCore.io team!

Our release notes reflect our continued investment to our customers' benefit in transaction handling and payment optimisation. So, here you can check what that we've been working on for the past two weeks.

But (again) we have an urgent message to impart firstly.

Since the v1.23.1 release (29/10/2020)

According to the requirements of the acquirers, we will block the cards upon receiving the specified resolutions from specific provider acquirers.

Resolutions Providers
card_is_lost ADgroup, Exactly, ForwardBank, Procard, TKBpay, WinPay, Wirecard
card_is_stolen Exactly, ForwardBank, Platio, Procard, TKBpay, WinPay, Wirecard
card_restricted Procard
fatal_card_expired ForwardBank, Procard
fatal_decline ForwardBank, Procard
fatal_invalid_card Procard
fatal_issuer_unavailable ForwardBank

Highlights

In the Details

Card Gateway Betterments

Original Credit Transaction Flow

From now on, we supported the OCT (Original Credit Transaction) flow for card payments. It is mainly applicable to refunding but not dependent on the amount of the initial payment.

As follows, OCT flow is invoked in the context of a three-method sequence:

  • funds are debited from a sender's account →
  • then credited to a recipient's account →
  • and, optionally, pushed back to the sender's account (for example, when the OCT authorization is declined).

MCC and Merchant URL options

We attached new features to the card gateway options for commerce accounts: MCC (Merchant category code) and Merchant URL. These data delivery is required by several global providers as additional payment verification.

Thus, Merchant URL may coincide with the Website URL in the Commerce general profile but unlike it, cannot be changed by merchants via Merchant Portal.

MCC and Merchant URL

Forbid displaying previously saved card numbers

To the request for API invoice creation, we added the restrict_saved_cards boolean parameter to the gateway_optionscardgate object (false by default). You can use it to forbid the user display of card numbers previously saved with 'Remember Me' option.

Code sample (JSON)

{
    "data": {
        "type":"payment-invoices",
        "attributes": {
            "test_mode": true,
            "reference_id":"8a542a-00-faf-8be7062a4603f029-224",
            "currency":"USD",
            "amount":"100",
            "service":"payment_card_usd_hpp",
            "gateway_options": {
                "cardgate": {
                    "restrict_saved_cards": true
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

Commerce UI Update

We refined the interface of commerce service editing.

Edit commerce payment service

Also, if you disable the use of the rolling reserve, the values of reserved_rate and reserved_lifetime variables are set to null.

Exports' Changes

Minor update of our data exports: now the time of creation and last update of transactions are displayed related to the timezone of the user who started exporting.

Exports

New Integrations

Provider Name New features
ADgroup Qiwi acquiring: cards & Qiwi wallets
Paysage Payouts, Host-to-host payment connection
Stripe Refunds, ApplePay

Bug Fixes

Whereas we continue developing quality improvements, we also made numerous fixes for our products.

Stay tuned to be the first to know about our future advances!