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Setting up your eShop with PayPal Pro

Article ID: 201
Last updated: 17 Nov, 2011
To set up your eShop with PayPal Website Payments Pro account:
  1. Log in to your administration panel, open the Administration tab and click on the Payment methods link.
  2. Click on the Add payment button on the right.
  3. Enter PayPal Pro into the Name text input field, select PayPal Pro in the Processor drop-down select box, enter necessary description or surcharge values into the appropriate input fields, upload an image if needed.
  4. Open the Configure tab in the same window in order to view the PayPal Pro settings section.
  5. Fill in the following fields:
    • Username - your PayPal Pro API username
    • Password - your PayPal Pro API password
    • PayPal authentication method - select the desired authentication method
      • If you selected Certficate, fill in the Certificate filename field - full path to your certificate file on your server (you are able to download the certificate on the API Access page of your personal account at http://www.paypal.com web site).
      • If you selected Signature, fill in the Signature field - enter your signature (you can find it on the API Access page of your personal account at http://www.paypal.com web site)
    • Currency - select your currency
    • Test/Live mode - select Live mode. In order to use Test mode you need to get additional accounts at PayPal Sandbox.
    • Order prefix - any prefix you want orders to have (optional field)
  6. Click on the Create button to save the changes.

Also there is the Use Cardinal Centinel® for 3-D Secure Payer Authentication link on the settings page of this payment method. If you click on it, it will be changed to Don't use Cardinal Centinel® for 3-D Secure Payer Authentication and you will need to fill in the fields in the opened section.

In order to get to know more about the 3D-Secure option, please refer to this article: https://www.paypal-business.co.uk/3Dsecure.asp


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