PayPal Payments

After you have downloaded the plugin from our website, you can install it simply in your Joomla website using the Joomla Package installer. 

installing plugins components modules

After that you can navigate to the plugin section in your website, in the left Filter bar you might filter on "rdmedia_payment" plugins to have an overview.

payment plugin overview

Get PayPal Identity Token!

Now it is time to obtain an Identity token from PayPal, log in to your PayPal account. 
After logging  in, you will see "Seller Prferecnces" on the left side bar. (see bordered part in the screenshot below)

selling preferences

You will be redirected to the PayPal Seller part, now click the "Website preferences".

paypal settings

On this page you need to change the next settings:

  • Turn on "Auto Return"
  • Enter your website URL in the "Return URL" inputbox
  • Turn on "Payment Data Transfer"
  • Save the settings.

Once the settings are saved, go back in to the same Website Preferences and copy the "Identity Token".

Configure the plugin

Now enter the plugin settings of your PayPal Payment  plugin. 

paypal parameters

PayPal Email Address:
Enter your PayPal Email Address here. 

PayPal Identity Token:
Enter the identity token you have just copied from the PayPal website.

Choose Currency:
Choose the currency you're using on the website and in the PayPal website. 

PayPal Testmode:
If you want to perform tests, then turn on the test mode. Therefore you have to obtain a paypal identity token from 
Do NOT use your live key for testing purposes!

Show CreditCard:
- No: Customer will be redirected to the PayPal Login screen when coming at the PP website.
- Yes: Customer will be redirected to the PayPal Credit Card screen at the PP website
- Combined: Show both options.

When the payments keeps failing, you can turn on this option so that all actions in the plugin will get saved to a logfile. 
When contacting us, we might ask you to send a copy of the latest log entries

Refund Options For PayPal (Pro Subscribers)

paypal refund options

You might want to enable Automated Refunds when you make a credit in the backend of the component. Just enter your API credentials and then you are able to automatically refund invoices.

API Access can be requested in the same screen as the Website Preferences above. 

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