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PayPal Settings

This section belongs to the settings related to PayPal. You can:

  1. Enable/Disable PayPal Payments.
  2. Enable/Disable sandbox mode of PayPal.
  3. Set API keys of PayPal account.
  4. Set PayPal IPN URL. Real Homes Documentation
  5. Get PayPal Client ID and Client Secret

Follow these instructions:

  1. Go to Paypal developer Site.
  2. Scroll down and click on Create App under the heading REST API apps. Real Homes Documentation
  3. Choose name of your app and click Create App. Real Homes Documentation
  4. Now you can see and manage your client ID and secret. Real Homes Documentation

Create PayPal API Signature

Follow these instructions:

  1. For live credentials, log in to your PayPal business account at www.paypal.com. For test credentials, log in to the PayPal Sandbox at www.sandbox.paypal.com using a Sandbox business test account.
  2. Click Profile on the top right side of the page. From the Business Profile menu, select Profile and Settings. Real Homes Documentation
  3. From the left menu, click Request API credentials. Real Homes Documentation
  4. In Request API credentials section, click Set up PayPal API credentials and permissions. Real Homes Documentation
  5. To generate the API signature, click View API Signature on the API Access page. Real Homes Documentation
  6. To view API Username, Password, Signature, click Show. Real Homes Documentation

Register PayPal IPN URL

Important

It is important to register PayPal IPN URL for recurring payments. To register the IPN, follow these instructions.

  1. Copy the URL present in the PayPal IPN URL text box. Or go to Dashboard → Memberships → Settings → PayPal Settings; there will be a text box named PayPal IPN URL present at the end of this page and copy the URL from this text box. Real Homes Documentation
  2. Go to PayPal Live for live account; or PayPal Sandbox for sandbox account. Log in with your account.
  3. Click Profile on the top right side of the page. From the Business Profile menu, select Profile and Settings. Real Homes Documentation
  4. From the menu, click Instant Payment Notification Preferences. Real Homes Documentation
  5. Click on the Choose IPN Settings to set the IPN settings for your website. Real Homes Documentation
  6. Paste the URL you copied earlier in the Notification URL text box. Then select Receieve IPN Messages (Enabled) in IPN Messages option and click on the Save button to save your settings. Real Homes Documentation