How To Generate PayPal API Details for Your Magento 2 or WooCommerce Online Store

September 25, 2020   \   Posted by Above1 - Singapore Web Design Company

PayPal is one of the most popular payment gateway commonly used by E-Commerce Online Store merchants. This article will guide you how to generate PayPal API details for your Magento 2 e-commerce online store website or WooCommerce e-commerce online store website. You will need to have a PayPal business account registered. If you do not have one, you can register for your PayPal account here:

Step 1: Login to your PayPal account, and on the right, please go to Your Name > Account settings

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Step 2: Go to PRODUCTS & SERVICES > Website payments > API access and click Update.

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Step 3: Go to Custom checkout experience > NVP/SOAP API integration (Classic) and click Manage API credentials.

Note: If this is the first time you are creating API credentials, please complete the API Credential Request form. 

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Step 4: Click on each Show to see the API username, API password and Signature.

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