Go Ecommerce is a PayPal Certified Integration

To accept payments from your customers using credit & debit cards using your verified PayPal account, follow these instructions.

Step 1: Set Up a Verified PayPal Business Account

PayPal Account Pricing

Website Payments Standard or PayPal Express Checkout
No monthly fees
No set-up fees
No cancellation fees

Website Payments Pro
Transaction fees 1.4% to 3.4% + £0.20 GBP or equivalent for outside UK
£20.00 GBP monthly fee or equivalent for outside UK
No set-up fees
No cancellation fees

Website Payments Pro PayFlow Edition
Integrate with a merchant bank account (not PayPal)
Monthly fee depending on requirements
No cancellation fees
Link to PayFlow Pricing

Don't Have a PayPal Account Yet? If wish to sell using a PayPal account and do not have an existing PayPal account:
1. Go to


2. Click Sign Up Today.
3. Set up an account for Business Owners.
4. Follow the instructions on the PayPal site.

Customers who already have a PayPal Personal or Premier account:

1.Go to


2. Click the Upgrade your Account link.
3. Click the Upgrade Now button.
4. Choose to upgrade to a Business account and follow instructions to complete the upgrade.
5. If you haven't already, add a bank account to become a Verified member. Follow the instructions on the PayPal site. This process may take 2-3 business days.


For customers who wish to use their existing merchant bank account with the PayPal PayFlow gateway can sign up for a PayPal PayFlow account here

1. Sign Up for a PayFlow Account

Step 2: Apply for Website Payments Pro (optional)

This step is only required for if you wish your customers enter their credit/debit card payments directly on their own website rather than on PayPal pages should use use PayPal Website Payments Pro.

1. Go to PayPal
2. Click on Home then Click the Merchant Services tab.
3. Click Website Payments Pro.
4. Click Sign Up Now.
5. Fill in your information, and submit your application. Approval takes between 24 and 48 hours.
6. Once approved, accept the Website Payments Pro billing agreement. Check the Getting Started section on the upper left of your account overview page.

Step 3: PayPal Integration

How do I integrate Website Payments Standard? 

Accept Credit & Debit Card payments quickly in moments.


Enter your PayPal Email Address :

1. Log in to your Go Ecommerce Merchant Control Panel.

2. On the left hand menu under Settings select Accept Credit/Debit Cards

3. Scroll down to the Website Payments Standard option and click on "Add your PayPal EMail Address"

4. Enter your PayPal Email Address you use to log into www.paypal.com with and press Add button

5. Click on link "return to Accept Credit/Debit Cards" 


Choose your Checkout Settings:

6. On the PayPal Website Payments Standard row you will see your email address, select this email address and tick the box to select this option if not already done so.

7. Select Transaction Mode = Live and Select Transaction Type = Authorise

8. Press "Save and Continue"


Test Your PayPal Checkout (optional)

9. Go to your web shop or shopping cart and complete a test checkout.

    a. On your Web Shop or external web site create a $0.01 or £0.01 product and press Buy
    b. On the Shopping Basket screen press Checkout


    c. Enter test details for New Customer and press Create Login
    d. Enter test Delivery Address press Add
    e. Press Set this as Billing Address, press Ship To This Address
    f. Under "Pay by Credit/Debit Card" select option and press Proceed To Payments button
    g. You will now be redirected to the PayPal login / credit card payment page. You may complete a checkout - but note real money will be exchanged.
   
    Test complete.


Allow Customers to Checkout Without Creating a PayPal Account (optional)

To turn the feature on or off, simply log in to PayPal, go to Profile, click ‘Website Payment Preferences’ under the Selling Preferences column and tick the yes/no box under PayPal Account Optional.

More details here:
https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=xpt/cps/general/OptionalAccount-outside


How do I integrate Express Checkout?

Add Express Checkout in a few easy steps

To use Express Checkout you will need to create API Credentials. (not API Certificate).

You must have a PayPal Business or Premier Account.

1. Log in to your PayPal Account at www.paypal.com

2. Click on the Profile tab in the My Account sub-menu. 


3. From the Profile Summary page, click API Access under the Account Information header.

4. From the Setting up PayPal API Credentials and Permissions page, click Request API Credentials in the right-hand box.

5. On the Request API Credentials page.
Click the radio button next to API Signature.
Click Agree and Submit button.

6. The View or Remove API Signature page displays your API credentials.
Please note your API Username, API Password and Signature. You will enter them later in your Merchant Control Panel. Click Done button.


Go to your Go Ecommerce Merchant Control Panel
( for example at https://go-ecommerce.com/merchant-cp/?s=exampleshop )

8. Log in to your Go Ecommerce Merchant Control Panel.

9. On the left hand menu under Settings click on "Accept Credit/Debit Cards and PayPal"

11. Scroll down to the PayPal Express Checkout row and enter

    API Username
    API Password
    Signature

12. Select Transaction Mode = Live and Transaction Type = Authorise

13. Press "Save and Continue" 


How do I integrate Website Payments Pro?

Add Website Payments Pro in a few easy steps

1. Sign up for Website Payments Pro (details above)

2. Verify your information 


3. Log in to your Go Ecommerce Merchant Control Panel.

4. On the left hand menu under Settings click on "Accept Credit/Debit Cards and PayPal"

5. Scroll down to the PayPal Express Checkout option and enter

    API Username
    API Password
    API Signature

(if you do not have API Credentials follow instructions above - How Do I Integrate Express Checkout)

6. Select Transaction Mode = Live and Transaction Type = Authorise

7. Press "Save and Continue"