Before taking your e-commerce store / website live, you will want to ensure all part of it are working perfectly such as the payment gateway.
Virtually every plugin that provides a payment gateway to Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) has support for sandbox or test mode so that you can mimic a live transaction without actually processing real payments to ensure the gateway will work as expected when it is finally live.
These gateway plugins adhere to the test mode setting in EDD and as a result, will not charge you nor your customer’s credit card when it is activated.
To activate test mode in Easy Digital Downloads, follow the few step below.
- Navigate to Settings > Payment Gateways.
- Under General Settings, check the
Be sure to uncheck this before your store goes live.