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How do I integrate Payments Pro with 3dcart?

Before integrating Payments Pro with 3dcart, you must update some settings for your PayPal account.
 
Update your contact telephone number

Here's how:
  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Select Profile > Profile and settings.
  3. Click My selling tools.
  4. Click Update next to Website preferences.
  5. Locate Contact Telephone Number and select On (Required Field).
  6. Click Save.
 
Grant API permission

Here's how:
  1. Log into your PayPal account.
  2. Select Profile > Profile and settings.
  3. Click My selling tools.
  4. Click Update next to API access.
  5. Click Grant API permission. If this command isn't available, click Add or edit API permissions, then click Add new third party.
  6. Enter paypal_api1.3dcart.com in the Third Party Permission Username box.
  7. Click Lookup.
  8. Select all commands except Generate consolidated reports for all accounts (under Available Permissions).
  9. Click Add.

 


Enable instant payment notifications

Here's how:
  1. Log into your PayPal account.
  2. Select Profile > Profile and settings.
  3. Click My selling tools.
  4. Click Update next to Instant payment notifications.
  5. Click Choose IPN Settings.
  6. Enter your website URL (for example, https://www.yourwebsitename.com) in the Notification URL box.
  7. Select Receive IPN messages (Enabled).
  8. Click Save.

 


Set up the integration

Here's how:
  1. Log in to your 3dcart admin panel.
  2. Select Settings > Payment > Online Methods.
  3. Select Accept Credit Cards, then click Next.
  4. Select PayPal Payments Pro, then click Next.
  5. Set the following options:
    • Caption - Enter the title as you want it displayed to your customers.
    • Email - Enter your PayPal Business email address.
    • Authorize Only - Select this if it's the method you prefer.
    • Customer Group - Set to All unless you intend to restrict who can use this method.
    • Region - Select All / All unless you intend to restrict who can use this method.
    • Select Enable Billing Agreement / Reference Transactions if using these features.
    • Check the box for Add a PayPal Credit payment button to your store.
    • Review any additional options.
       
  6. Click Save.


See also:
3dCart Support
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