How to setup PayPal integration

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

Add your PayPal credentials to systeme.io:

  • Go to your systeme.io account and then Dashboard > Payment gateways > Connect with PayPal

  • Enter your API Username, Password, and Signature

Learn how to get the Live API information (not Sandbox) from PayPal by logging into your account at PayPal account.

  • Go to "Tools" ⇾ "All tools" ⇾"Integrate PayPal" ⇾ "API credentials".

  • Select "NVP/SOAP API integration (Classic)" and click "Manage API credentials".
  • Just click on "View" to see your API credentials (username, password, and signature).

Configuring the PayPal dashboard - PayPal IPN URL:

Log in to PayPal with your credentials, click on the logo corresponding to the settings, and click on "Account Settings".

It is necessary to set up your PayPal IPN URL in systeme.io.

PayPal Instant Payment Notifications

(PayPal IPN) tells systeme.io whether a payment was made successfully or not.

To learn more read the guide: How to Activate IPN in your PayPal Account

Click on the "Notifications", then click on "Update" on the "Instant payment notification" line

Click on "Edit settings" then enter the following value for your notification URL: https://systeme.io/payment/webhook/listening-paypal

Make sure you have checked "Receive IPN messages (enabled)".

Click Save and the IPN configuration is complete!

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