Card

Description

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The purchase summed up in a few words.

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Description

The description field is a 40 character length textual summary of the purchase. It is needed to specify what payer is actually purchasing. Below you will find an abbreviated Card Payments Purchase request.

As you can see the description field is set to be Test Description in the the code example.

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Notice that for Redirect, the description will be shown as Test - Reference1583419461, as set in the code example. For the Seamless View scenario, the description is not shown in the payment window, but it is still required in the initial request.

Request

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POST /psp/creditcard/payments HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Bearer <AccessToken>
Content-Type: application/json

{
    "payment": {
        "operation": "Purchase",
        "intent":  "Authorization", 
        "currency": "SEK",
        "prices": [{
                "type": "CreditCard",
                "amount": 1500,
                "vatAmount": 0
            }
        ],
        "description": "Test Description",
        "generateRecurrenceToken": false,
        "userAgent": "Mozilla/5.0...",
        "language": "sv-SE",
        "urls":
            "hostUrls": ["https://example.com"]
    }
}

The description field as presented in Card Payments