Payment Gateway: PayPal Payments Standard (Paid Addon)

Posted in: Modules and Extensions

This module allows to accept PayPal payments for posting ads from customers. It will work with any PayPal account type, but it is best to use Premier or Business account, only with this accounts, payments can be automatically accepted and processed.

In order to activate it you need to purchase a copy of PayPal Standard add-on first. Once you have it purchased and installed you can enable PayPal from wp-admin / Classifieds / Options panel by clicking “Enable” in PayPal Standard box.

Once enabled you can go into Module settings panel which will look pretty similar to the one on screenshot below:

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The module have only few configuration fields:

  • Payment Name – this is payment gateway name that will be visible to users when they will want to pay for posting Ad.
  • PayPal Email – your PayPal email
  • PayPal Environment – almost always you will want to use “Production (real money)”, the second option “Sandbox” is for debugging and testing PayPal integration. If you would like to use the Sandbox you will need go to https://developer.paypal.com/, login with your account details and create test accounts there.

 

When configured and enabled, your site visitors will be able to select this payment method in third step when posting an Ad.