The integration methods described here apply to Vantiv’s eCommerce platform (previously known as Litle & Co.). The eCommerce platform is used mainly for card not present eCommerce transactions including web-based sales, or payments collected from a mobile device user visiting a website or providing payment from within an application (in-app payments). If you are a large merchant and have card present requirements, please view our Enterprise merchant resources. If you are a developer building point of sale applications, view our Point of Sale developer resources.
Vantiv provides different integration methods depending on the needs of the developer and the type of business they are supporting. In some cases, an integration may involve using multiple integration methods as part of the same application.
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Vantiv’s eCommerce SDKs with assistance from a Vantiv integration consultant. SDKs are available for:
Vantiv’s SDKs require developers to obtain a sandbox account. They are downloadable and may be re-distributed freely, providing a simplified programing interface to the Vantiv eCommerce on-line XML interface.
Direct XML Integrations to Vantiv’s eCommerce endpoints based on the eCommerce LitleXML specification.
XML integrations are typically done with the assistance of an implementation consultant. Developers will need to obtain sandbox credentials and may use the SDK for parts of their integration and code directly to the XML spec for other functionality.
Consider Shopping carts or partner applications.
Consider speaking directly to an Enterprise payments consultant .
Many customers use multiple Vantiv APIs for OmniCommerce applications to get the functionality they need for their business.