Please don't test your biller setup with NATS4 Vendo's test account—it won't work correctly.
Set up on Vendo's Website
When registering with Vendo, please let them know that you're working with NATS, so that they can better help you.
The Postback URL to NATS is:
After Vendo sets up your sites, they give you a document containing all the information you need to set up Vendo in NATS. It should contain your E-Mail, Merchant I.D., and Shared Secret. This information is currently in part A of your Vendo setup document. They should also give you a Site I.D. code for each of your sites, and an identifier, upgrade identifier, and package for each of your join options in Part E of your Vendo set up document.
Set up Vendo in NATS
When prompted, fill in the E-Mail, Merchant ID, and Shared Secret that were provided to you by Vendo under the "Account Info" section. If you were not provided with this information, please contact your biller to receive it.
Next, go to the Sites Admin, create or edit a tour, and scroll down to the "Biller Details" section. Enter your Vendo Site ID in the "VENDO Site Id" field, choose whether you wish to enable any of the optional Vendo features, and click Save.
Once you have done this, scroll down to the section labeled "Join Options for this Tour" and click the "Edit Option Details for this tour" icon that corresponds to the join option you wish to use. In the "Biller Codes" section on the next page, locate the "VENDO" settings. Enter your Vendo Identifier, Upgrade Identifier, and Package. If you did not receive this information, please contact Vendo.
Vendo also supports Cross Sale transactions through NATS. In order to process cross sale transactions, however, you will first have to set them up with Vendo. Please contact Vendo for assistance with this.
If you are sending a cross sale to another site, go to the "Outgoing Cross Sales" section. Add Vendo from the Biller drop-down menu, and click Add New Option. On the next page, you will be prompted to fill in the Title, Description, and Disclaimer for your cross sell option.
You will then need to fill out the Biller Info for your cross sale, which should be provided to you by Vendo. Fill in your Site ID, Option Identifier, and Ref Code here, and click Save Changes.
If you are receiving the cross sale, go to the "Incoming Cross Sales" section. Add Vendo from the Biller drop-down menu and click Add New Option. When prompted, choose the site and program you want to associate with the cross sale.
Under "Details," fill in the title of your cross sale option, the initial membership fee and length, and the recurring membership fee and length. Finally, fill in your Site ID, Option Identifier, and Upgrade Identifier in the "Biller Info" section and click Save Changes.
Targeting Billing Outside the U.S. and Canada
Go to Billers Admin, click the Add a Cascade tab, and enter a shortname. In the description field, enter the text your surfers will see on the pre-join form; for example: "Foreign Billing provided by Vendo." Set the Weight field to 256. In the Excluded list, select United States and Canada. Click Save Changes.
Find the cascade you just created and click the Expand Cascade icon. Click the Biller drop-down, select Vendo, and click Add. Make sure Vendo is the first biller in the cascade.
Vendo also offer SignupPlus feature, which allows you to offer your members incentives to sign up for the same sites option after they expired. In order to complete the SignupPlus process, the member will have to click on a link that you provide for them.
Under the Configuration Admin Setting (Biller section), there config setting name "NO_CREATE_AUTOMATIC_MEMBER_VENDO" which will allow member not being create during the autocasacde. If you enable this feature setting, then additional affiliate tracking feature NATS4_Additional_Tracking will not work for all Vendo members.