Test mode

How to access the sandbox environment for testing transactions

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Written by Vicky Carmichael
Updated over a week ago

Test mode allows you to put through test transactions and preview the experience of registering for your event. It’s very useful for you to be able to check over your Tito setup before you share your event publicly.

You won't be charged fees on transactions put through whilst in test mode, and your test data will be kept totally separate from your live data, so you don't need to worry about deleting the test transactions later. 

Accessing test mode

You can access the test mode data sandbox at any time without affecting your live or draft event. Use the Test data toggle in the top-right of the header.

Zoomed in screenshot of the test data toggle.

You can also visit Settings > Test mode for additional information.

Test mode section in Settings

Creating a test order

Use the Event homepage dropdown or the link in Settings > Test mode to access the Test mode homepage. You should see a red banner confirming that you’re currently viewing the test mode version.

From there, you can put through a test transaction using one of the test card listed here.

What happens while viewing test data?

When you toggle test data on for your event your Orders, Attendees, Reports and other views will only show orders and tickets that have been registered as test transactions. To indicate this, each item in the list will have [TEST] preceding the name.

Screenshot of a test order

For test transactions made using Stripe, the transaction data will appear in your Stripe dashboard test environment, and you can use any of the test credit cards on their testing page. For transactions using PayPal, you will be offered the ability to simulate a successful payment or failed payment.

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