Learn how to add Paypal as a payment method for your cloud ebook.

What is Paypal?

PayPal is one of the easiest and quickest ways to send and receive payments online.

Check out the full list of features with Stripe payments.

Getting Started

There are three basic steps to get started with your PayPal integration:

  1. Create a PayPal account
  2. Create a REST API app.
  3. Get your API credentials.

Details of these steps are provided by Paypal below:

Get the API Keys from Paypal

Log into the Paypal Developer Dashboard and click on the Live tab.

Click on Create App and provide a name of your choice.

You will be redirected to a page containing your application Client ID and Secret.

Add the API Key to Your Cloud Ebook

Important: If you are hosting your cloud ebook on your own website, you must enable HTTPS on your web server.

Open the cloud ebook and enter the Payments section.

Click on the Payment methods tab.

Click the Enable button under the Paypal box, enter your API Keys and click Save changes.

Test the Payment in Sandbox

PayPal provides you with a simulated environment to test your payments just like the production environment. You can setup your testing environment by following the steps  listed in this page: