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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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Select Payment Gateway

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


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Connect PayPal

When you click the green plus to add a Payment Gateway. You'll see the 4 options of PayPal, Stripe, Authorize.net, and Braintree.

Clicking PayPal will change the screen to offer the button to "Connect to PayPal" (As Displayed Below).

Press the button and a new tab should open, that will allow you to securely link Kartra to your PayPal account. 

NOTE: If no new tab or window appears try a different browser. You may have a popup blocker on that browser.

 


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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).

 

 

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.

 

 

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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