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- Order Form Basics
- Order Form Types
- PayPal Forms
- How to Set up Paypal Along with Other Payment Options
- How to Update the Multiple Payment Form
- Setting Up Your First Order Form
- How to Setup a Recurring Payment Option
- Difference Between PayPal & PayPal Pro
- How to Integrate Stripe with your Form
- How to Strip Payment Labels and Separate Payment Info on Email Alerts
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How to Obtain PayPal API CredentialsAdded: July 14, 2014
PayPal API credentials (username, password and signature) are necessary if you want to integrate your forms to PayPal Pro and PayPal Express.
Here's how to obtain Paypal API credentials for your account:
1. Log in to PayPal.com
A Business or Premier account is needed in order to make calls to the PayPal servers.
Login to PayPal using your account credentials.
2. Go to the API Access page
Click My Account > Profile > My Selling Tools, then click the Update link in the API access section
3. Generate the API credentials
On the API Access page, click View API Signature:
- Copy the API Username, Password, and Signature generated.
Note: You will have to remove existing credentials if you want to generate a new one.
Here’s an example showing a set of Signature credentials:
We highly recommend that you keep your API credentials safe for future reference.