Configuring PayPal Gateway

 LimeLight CRM Support 

November 02, 2010 03:38
UPDATED: October 31, 2019

We currently integrate with PayPal Website Payments Pro and Paypal Express in which PayPal Website Payments Pro can be compared to other credit card payment gateways, while Paypal Express is the typical PayPal module that allows customers to use their PayPal account to make payments online. For documentation on how to configure Paypal Express, please visit: Configuring Paypal Express Gateway.

To configure PayPal Website Payments Pro Gateway into your Lime Light CRM, you will go to Payment Systems>Gateway Providers and select PayPal in your Gateway Accounts drop down menu. Click on “Add Gateway” and fill out the gateway parameters.

These parameters are briefly described here for your reference:

Alias: Name that you will assign to the gateway. This is for internal purposes only; it helps you identify a specific gateway account among several of them in your CRM.

API Username: Same username that you have set up for your account with PayPal.

API Password: Same password that you have set up for your account with PayPal.

Currency: PayPal currently supports USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, CHF, AUD and ZAR currencies. You can select one currency per gateway account.

Test Mode: Set to YES if you want to use the PayPal Gateway in Test Mode.

API Signature: Same signature that you have set up for your account with PayPal.

Gateway Alias: name that you will assign to the gateway. This is for internal purposes only; it helps you identify a specific gateway account among several of them in your CRM.

There are 2 Required Fields on the Merchant Account Details tab.
     *   Descriptor - This will be the MID Descriptor
     *   Customer Service Number - The customer service number assigned to the MID

There is 1 Required Field on the Limits and Fees tab
     *   Global Monthly Cap - This will be the sales amount allowed monthly on this MID 

To maximize the efficiency of LimeLight Reporting Analytics we suggest you take a moment and fill out the rest of the fields. These will all be used in LimeLights profitability reports.

For field definitions on all of the fields on the Merchant Account Details Tab and the Limits & Fees Tab - click here

Once your gateway profile has been created, then you will go through your campaigns and assign the gateway to the corresponding campaign(s).

  Additional PayPal Notes:

-The PayPal Gateway is for credit card processing ONLY.

To use PayPal for recurring payments or 1 click upsells please contact PayPal to get your account approved for these transactions.     PayPal will also need to enable "Billing Address" in order for address information to be pulled back when using reference transaction:

Information on the Billing Address feature can be found here: https://developer.paypal.com/docs/limited-release/reference-transactions/#show-customer-billing-address-and-email

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