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How do I integrate PayPal Payments Standard with Miva Merchant?

Here's how:
  1. Log in to your Miva Merchant admin panel.
  2. Click Payment.
  3. Click the ellipsis button (...).
  4. Select PayPal Payments Standard.
Note: If you don't see PayPal Payments Standard in this list, click Add/Remove Modules then select PayPal Payments Standard by clicking Install.
  1. Business Email - Enter your PayPal Business email address.
  2. PayPal URL -  Enter the default PayPal URL; if missing use: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr.
  3. Currency - Select your preferred currency.
  4. Prompt Shoppers for Shipping Address (on PayPal side) - Set this to your preferred method.
  5. (Optional) Type a message to buyers in the Message box.
  6. Enable IPN for Miva:
    • Log in to your PayPal account.
    • Select Profile > Profile and settings.
    • Click My selling tools.
    • Click Update next to Instant payment notifications. The Instant Payment Notifications (IPN) page appears.
    • Click Choose IPN Settings.
    • Paste the URL provided in your Miva dialog in Notification URL.
    • Select Receive IPN messages (Enabled).
    • Click Save.
  7. Enable PayPal Auto Return:
    • Log in to your PayPal account.
    • Select Profile > Profile and settings.
    • Select My selling tools.
    • Click Update next to Website preferences.
    • Set Auto Return to On.
    • Paste the URL provided in your Miva dialog in Return URL.
    • Click Save.
  8. Click Update.


See also:
Miva Merchant Support
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