Note: PayPal is deprecated as a payment service —  this information is provided for historical purposes only. Please do not add PayPal without first contacting our support team.

On PayPal:
  • Sign in (or sign up) to your PayPal account at
  • If you do not already have a business account, click the gear in the top right and under Account Options click Upgrade to a business account and follow the instructions.
  • Click on the Tools button in the top navigation
  • Navigate to the API Credentials button
  • Click View API Signature and note your API Username, API Password and Signature. You will use these to set up your PayPal payments.

On your website:

  • Select Commerce from the Admin menu
  • Click on Payment Methods to view and edit your payment services
  • Click Add Payment Method and select PayPal

  • Enter your API username, password and signature that you found on PayPal's website.

  • The form will confirm validate that your credentials are correct, and display a green Valid next to the service name if they are correct.