What is a transparent redirect?
The Transparent Redirect method allows the merchant’s system to appear to keep the customer on their own system during the checkout process, but the card details don’t actually touch the merchant’s system – they get posted directly across to the payment system.
This approximates the appearance and experience of the Direct/API method, but it has the same compliancy requirements as the Hosted Payment Form method.
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This method requires the merchant’s system to be able to serve out HTTPS pages, which will require them to have an SSL certificate.
Difficulty: Hard. Because this integration uses the users browser as a data relay, there are some additional steps required to securely transmit the data to/from the payment gateway, as well as handling the response. These additional steps add complexity to the integration.