Create forms to process payments using PayPal Express checkout.
Completed payments include a full transaction meta panel in the entry view.
All Transaction data is magic tag enabled. This means you can include transaction information in your notifications or use them to determine conditions on following processors.
Using the Add-on
The add-on is a Form Processor. This means you can add it to any form via the Processors tab in the form builder.
You must copy all three parts of your API credentials into the first three fields in the processor setup tab.
The calculation field can be or a select field can be used for the total field, which is required, and for the quantity field, which is optional. You must also use an email field to specify the email address for the PayPal account being used to pay for the item.
Getting PayPal API Credentials
Note: PayPal is constantly making changes to their user interface. We will do our best to keep these docs up to date.
- Login to your PayPal account.
- In the Tools menu select Business Setup
- Select the On Your Website option and click Continue
- Select “Option A Work with an e-commerce solution that’s already integrated with PayPal”
- This opens up new options, click “Get your API Credentials“
The next page looks like this:
Under “NVP/SOAP API integration” click the “View API Signature” link. This takes you to a page that looks like this:
On this page, you can view and copy your API Username, API Password and Signature. These are the credentials you need for the Caldera Forms PayPal add-on.