How to configure paypal express checkout payment gateway


    I. How to configure the sandbox paypal express checkout payment gateway

    1. Login to

    You must have a PayPal Business account to make calls to the sandbox PayPal servers. Log in to your Business account on the following page:

    2. Navigate to the API Access page:

    Click on to Profile (Setting) icon in the top right and select Profile and Settings from the drop-down menu.



    Then navigate to My Selling Tools --> API Access and click Update.



    Note If you do not see the Profile (Setting) icon in the top right, navigate to the API Access page by hovering on More --> Site Map --> Change business info --> My Selling Tools --> API Access.



    3. View Credential info

    Click on View API Signature link



    Then, copy and paste the API username, password, and signature into your site



    Access to your site Admin Dashboard/ Gateways Manage/ PayPal Express Checkout/ Edit:



    Enable: Check to enable PayPal Express Checkout

    Test mode: Check to enable sandbox environment from your mooSocial.

     4. Configure Instant Payment Notification (IPN):

    Go to Profile and Settings --> My Selling Tools --> Instant payment notifications  --> Update



    Click on Choose IPN Settings button




    #1 : Input [yoursite URL]/paypal_expresss/ipn_recurring to Notification URL textbox

    #2 : IPN message --> check on Receive IPN messages (Enabled) checkbox

    And click on Save button for changes.


    5. Apply PayPal Express Checkout on site





    II. How to configure the paypal express checkout payment gateway


    Step1: Login paypal account and click setting icon --> Account Setting


    Step2: On Account Setting Select Account Access -> Click update link at API Access


    Step3: On Api Access Page: Click Manage API Credentials


    Step4: Choose Request Signature … and click request



    Step5: click Show to copy API Username, password, Signature into your moosocial gateway setting on backend


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