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User form input is directed to an CreditCard object. This provides a safe way to accept user input.

The CreditCard object has the following fields:


Even off-site gateways make use of the CreditCard object, because often you need to pass customer billing or shipping details through to the gateway.

The CreditCard object can be initialized with untrusted user input via the constructor. Any fields passed to the constructor which are not recognized will be ignored.

$formInputData = array(
    'firstName' => 'Bobby',
    'lastName' => 'Tables',
    'number' => '4111111111111111',
$card = new CreditCard($formInputData);

You can also just pass the form data array directly to the gateway, and a CreditCard object will be created for you.

CreditCard fields can be accessed using getters and setters:

$number = $card->getNumber();

If you submit credit card details which are obviously invalid (missing required fields, or a number which fails the Luhn check), InvalidCreditCardException will be thrown. You should validate the card details using your framework’s validation library before submitting the details to your gateway, to avoid unnecessary API calls.

For on-site payment gateways, the following card fields are generally required:

You can also verify the card number using the Luhn algorithm by calling Helper::validateLuhn($number).