Setting up a payment gateway is essential to receive payments from customers seamlessly. In this article, we'll guide you through the process of setting up the PayPal payment gateway on your eDirectory platform.

Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up PayPal on eDirectory

Step 1: Create a PayPal Account

Before integrating PayPal with eDirectory, you need to have a PayPal account. If you don't already have one, follow these steps to create an account:

  • Visit PayPal's Website: Go to PayPal's website.
  • Sign Up for an Account: Click on "Sign Up" and choose the type of account you want to create. Note that it is not necessary to have a business account; a personal account will also work.

Complete the Registration: Fill in the required information and complete the registration process.

Step 2: Configure PayPal on eDirectory

Once you have a PayPal account set up and activated, follow these steps to configure it on eDirectory:

  • Log in to eDirectory: Access your eDirectory site manager (sitemgr).
  • Navigate to Settings: In the site manager dashboard, go to Settings.
  • Products & Plans: Select the "Products & Plans" option.
  • Additional settings & payment gateways: Within the Products & Plans section, click on "Additional settings & payment gateways"
  • Enable PayPal Standard: Locate the PayPal Standard toggle button and enable it.
  • Enter PayPal Account Email: Provide the email address associated with your PayPal account in the designated field.
  • Save Changes: Click the save button to apply the changes.

Step 3: Verify PayPal Integration

After saving the changes, your PayPal payment gateway should be ready to use. To ensure everything is set up correctly:

  • Test a Transaction: Perform a test transaction to verify that payments are being processed correctly through PayPal.

By following these steps, you can successfully set up PayPal as your payment gateway on eDirectory, allowing you to receive payments from your customers effortlessly. If you encounter any issues or need further assistance, don't hesitate to contact eDirectory support.