This plugin integrates with Paypal Pro Payments using the Direct API.

Installation

You can use the standard Joomla installer for installing the plugin. Go to Extensions and choose the plugin package to install.

Configuration

Go to Joomla Administraton->Extensions->Plugin Manager Open the Paypal Pro plugin.

TIP: Set the type filter to J2Store to quickly get to the plugin

Payment Option Title

Enter a title for this payment option. Customers can see this title while selecting the payment.

API User Name

The API username provided by Paypal. You can get this under the options in Profile settings.

API Password

The API password provided by Paypal. You can get this under the options in Profile settings.

API Signature

The unique signature provided by Paypal. You can get this under the options in Profile settings.

Card Types

Select the allowed card types for your store. Paypal has some regional differences. In USA< it accepts all card types, while in Canada only Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Check the regional differences here: https://developer.paypal.com/docs/classic/paypal-payments-pro/integration-guide/WPWebsitePaymentsPro/#id25a6cc16-bbc4-4070-a575-9fad358f2b95

Payment Action

Set the type of payment you wanted to take. The default and RECOMMENDED setting is Sale. This will enable you to get the payment instantly credited to your account.

Authorisation: An authorization payment action represents an agreement to pay and places the buyer’s funds on hold for up to three days. Choose this payment action if you need to ship the goods before capturing the payment or if there is some reason not to accept the payment immediately. After shipping, you have to login to your Paypal account and manually capture the payment.

Use Paypal Sandbox

Set this to yes if you want to test the integration with a Paypal Sandbox account. To create a sandbox account you need to sign up for it at http://developer.paypal.com

Geozone

By selecting a geozone here, you can restrict this payment method from showing to customers from only that geo-region. Choose All geozones to show this method to all customers

Article ID for Thanks Message

You can create an article and enter its ID here to show to the customer after the transaction is completed.

Display Text on Selection

The text entered here will be displayed when customer selects this payment method.

You can enter a language constant as a value here if you are using a multi-lingual site and then write a language override. Refer the tips below.

Tip - ONLY FOR MULTI-LINGUAL SITES

For example, enter a language constant:

J2STORE_TEXT_TO_DISPLAY_ON_SELECTION

Now you can go to Joomla admin-> Language Manager->Overrides and create overrides for the language constant in all your languages.

Display Text before Payment

The text entered here will be displayed to the customer at the order summary screen before he makes the payment.

You can enter a language constant as a value here if you are using a multi-lingual site and then write a language override. Refer the Display text on selection parameter.

Display Text after Payment/Order

The text entered here will be displayed to the customer after he makes the payment.

You can enter a language constant as a value here if you are using a multi-lingual site and then write a language override. Refer the Display text on selection parameter.

Display Text on Error in Payment

The text entered here will be displayed to the customer when there is an error in the payment process.

You can enter a language constant as a value here if you are using a multi-lingual site and then write a language override. Refer the Display text on selection parameter.

Display Text on Cancel Payment

The text entered here will be displayed to the customer when he cancels the payment at the gateway (NOT in your site).

You can enter a language constant as a value here if you are using a multi-lingual site and then write a language override. Refer the Display text on selection parameter.

Payment Button Text

The text of the payment button. The button will be displayed at the final checkout step.

Support

Still have questions? You can post your questions in our support forum: http://j2store.org/forum/index.html

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