01.03.01 PayPal

PayPal setup

The process of setting up a Paypal Business account takes 10 minutes and is described here:
https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/accept-payments-online

Connect the mono shop

Once a PayPal account has been set up, the mono shop must be linked to your payment gateway account.

This is done here in the mono editor: SHOP -> PREFERENCES -> PAYMENT
 
Here you choose PayPal, and then you input the information needed to connect the shop: 
 
You need 3 codes to link your PayPal account with your mono shop:

  • API username
  • API password
  • API signature

These codes will find once you are logged into the PayPal account on your profile under sales tools. Here you are able provide API access and request API credentials to create your own API username and password. 

Here are the steps to retrieve the API credentials:

First, go to MY ACCOUNT -> MY PROFILE -> MY SELLING TOOLS -> UPDATE:

Second, go to OPTION 2 and click VIEW API SIGNATURE:

Third, view your API Signature credentials: