PayPal Pro and Express Checkout Test API Credentials

Login into your PayPal Developer Account

First you will need to go to PayPal Developer and to click on “Log into Dashboard” in order to login. You will need to use your PayPal Account Credentials to access the PayPal Developer Dashboard.

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PayPal Sandbox Accounts

After you login go to Sandbox -> Accounts. Here you will need to click on “Create Account” to create your first PayPal Merchant and Buyer Sandbox Account.

Create PayPal Merchant Sandbox Account

To create a PayPal Merchant Sandbox account go to Sandbox -> Accounts and click on “Create Account”. Select Account Type -> Business (Merchant Account), set it up and click on “Create Account”.

Create PayPal Personal Sandbox Account

To create a PayPal Personal Sandbox account go to Sandbox -> Accounts and click on “Create Account”. Select Account Type -> Personal (Buyer Account), set it up and click on “Create Account”. This account should be used when testing payments.

API credentials

To view the PayPal Merchant Sandbox Account API Credentials click on the Manage accounts and then on “View/edit account”.

Inside the Profile you need to copy the Email ID.

Then you need to click on “API Credentials” and you have to copy the Username, Password, and Signature.

Copy and Paste the PayPal Pro and Express Checkout Test API Credentials

After you copy the PayPal Pro and Express Checkout Test API Credentials go to your website -> Dashboard -> Paid Member Subscriptions -> Settings -> Payments -> Payment Gateways -> PayPal and paste your PayPal Pro and Express Checkout Test API Credentials and click on “Save Settings”.

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