How to integrate PayPal with systeme.io
In this article, you will learn how to integrate your PayPal account with your systeme.io account.
You will need:
- a systeme.io account
- a PayPal Business account
Go to PayPal.com and sign up for a PayPal Business account or convert an existing Personal account to a Business account, it’s free.
Setup and Configuration
To add your PayPal credentials to systeme.io, go to your Profile (number 1 in the image) and click "Settings" (number s in the image). From the settings menu on the left, click on "Payment Gateways" and click "Connect" for the Paypal option (number 3 in the image).
Enter your API Username, Password, and Signature, then click "Save".
How to get Live API information from Paypal:
Log into your account at PayPal account and click on the profile icon.
Go to "Account settings" ⇾ "Account access" ⇾"API access" ⇾ Click "Update".
Select "NVP/SOAP API integration (Classic)" and click "Manage API credentials".
Click on "View" to see your API credentials (username, password, and signature).
How to configuring the PayPal dashboard - PayPal IPN URL:
PayPal IPN notifies systeme.io whether a payment was made successfully or not. It is necessary to set up your PayPal IPN URL in systeme.io.
To learn more on this topic, please read the following guide: How to Activate IPN in your PayPal Account.
Log in to PayPal with your credentials, click on the logo corresponding to the profile icon, and click on "Account Settings".
Click on "Notifications" from the menu on the left, then click on "Update" on the "Instant payment notification" option.
Click on "Edit settings" and enter the following notification URL: https://systeme.io/payment/webhook/listening-paypal.
For the IPN messages option, check "Receive IPN messages (enabled)".
Click Save to save the changes.
Note: Unless the email field is part of the order form, it will not be possible to process the payment through the payment gateway.