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Payment Gateway: PayPal

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Under Product: Integrations you can add four different types of Payment Gateways; PayPal, Stripe, Authorize.net, and Braintree. Press the Green Plus (Marked #1 Below) to add a Payment Gateway

PayPal

Connecting PayPal as a Payment Gateway is a great way to accept payments for your products. It is also one of the largest online payment processors in the world and is recognized by most people.

 

Get PayPal Business

We recommend getting a PayPal Business account.

If you don't have PayPal Business, visit "Setting up your Business Account". To upgrade your personal PayPal, there should be a button to upgrade on your PayPal Profile.

 


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Where do I add PayPal to Kartra?

In order to Integrate PayPal, you will want to click My Integrations (Marked #1 Below) on the sidebar. Then you should be taken to Integrations. If not click Integrations (Marked #2 Below) in the top menu.

To make things just a bit easier, go to the drop down box and choose "Payment" (Marked #3 Below) and this will display only the four payment gateway integrations. You will see a green checkmark next to any integrations you have already set up.

Kartra Payment Integrations

Each of the Payment Gateways has their own little box. You want to click the three dots (marked #1 Below) under the "PayPal" logo. This will pull up a black menu that will look similar to below. You want to press "New Integration" (Marked #2 Below). This will open a new popup.

Kartra PayPal Connect

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Grant Kartra Permission

A new window will open.

Log into PayPal at the prompt. Be sure you are logged into your business account.

Next, you'll see a screen similar to below. PayPal is advising you that "You are giving permission to Kartra to access specific information in your account and take actions on your behalf" which is correct and necessary to receive money.

NOTE: If you see "Only Business or Premier Accounts can grant this permission" Please visit "Setting up your Business Account. and upgrade your personal PayPal, there should be a button to upgrade on your PayPal Profile.

 

This popup should close and take you back to Kartra.  However you will need to now login to PayPal to get your next piece of information.

 


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Activating PDT

The PDT Token is a Payment Data Transfer. This is PayPal's secure method of transferring customer purchase data securely back to Kartra so you have a record of the transaction.

If you do not have PDT Token, you will need to set one up. To configure your account for PDT

Log in to your PayPal account and Go to https://www.paypal.com/businessprofile/mytools

You can also go to Profile (Marked #1 Below). Then choose "Profile and Settings" (Marked #2 Below). Then Business Tools (Marked #3 Below). 

Once you are on Business tools go to "Website Preferences. (Marked #4 Below).

 

PayPal Tools

 

On the Screen that follows, turn on "Auto Return for Website Payments" (Marked #1 Below)

For Return URL, enter https://Kartra.com (Marked #2 Below). You can also enter your own website if you prefer.

Turn on "Payment Data Transfer" (Marked #3 Below).

Scroll all the way to the bottom and press save.

 

PayPal PDT

 

This will take you to https://www.paypal.com/businessprofile/settings

Go to back to https://www.paypal.com/businessprofile/mytools

You can also go to Profile (Marked #1 Below). Then choose "Profile and Settings" (Marked #2 Below). Then Business Tools (Marked #3 Below). 

Again go to "Website Preferences.

Under "Payment Data Transfer" you will now see the long identifying key as displayed above.

 


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Adding the PDT Token to Kartra

Go Back to Kartra. Paste in PDT Token. (See Below)

Now the "CREATE" Button should be green, click it to save your Payment Gateway.

 

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