Doing real time transacstions ensures that Funnels are setup properly and works in LIVE envirnoment as per your expectations.
You can directly test a funnel to see if it works.
If you are concerned about the gateway fees and want to test funnel with small amounts.
Here is the strategy:
- Create a TEST PRODUCT for with value $1
- Mark it’s visibility as Hidden so it does not show to end user
- Go the Funnel>Rules and set a new Rule with OR Condition
- Go to Products tab and change the price of upsell product to give 99% discount. This will usually make upsell amount small.
- You are all set to run the test funnel in live environment.
- Go to front end and add TEST Product to cart and make a purchase
- Most Important: Once testing is done don’t forget to revert the Rules and Prices as it was originally setup.
-Trigger the funnel
-Accept Upsell Offer(s) till you see WooCommerce Thank You Page
-Go to WooCommerce> Orders & review the order summary