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In this article we cover how you can connect PayPal to North Commerce and start accepting payments from customers. This instruction assumes you already have the plugin installed & a PayPal account
Once you have the North Commerce plugin activated you will need to navigate to the Integrations page of the plugin. You can do this one of two ways. By selecting Integrations from the side submenu of North Commerce or by clicking Integrations from the primary navigation menu at the top of the plugin menus.
Places you can click to get to the integrations area
Now that you are on the integrations page you will see our Stripe card as the second item in the list.
The North Commerce built-in PayPal integration

Activating The Stripe Integration

In order to begin the process of connecting your PayPal account to North Commerce you can activate the integration by clicking on the toggle
North Commerce PayPal activation toggle

Connecting to PayPal

Almost instantly after activating the PayPal integration the PayPal Settings Modal will appear and you can connect your account by copy & pasting your API credentials from PayPal.
PayPal api fields

Finding your API Credentials From PayPal

  1. 1.
    Navigate to developer.paypal.com and login to your PayPal account
  2. 2.
    Click on the Get API Credential button and navigate to the API Credentials area of the developer dashboard inside of PayPal
  3. 3.
    You will need to create Sandbox and Live API credentials. At the top right of the dashboard you can toggle between the two modes
  4. 4.
    Now that you are in the API Credentials -> Click Create App
  5. 5.
    Now give the App a name -> You can call it North Commerce -> Click Create App and you will automatically be redirected to the newly created apps API Credentials
  6. 6.
    Copy the client ID and Secret Key 1 into the respective places inside of the North Commerce plugin.
You will follow these same steps for Sandbox and Live mode. Be sure to create API keys for both modes so you can test checkout and then take live payments from real customers