change_history PayPal Payments Pro Add-On
Sometimes getting started with the PayPal Payments Pro add-on can be a bit daunting. For someone who has never used it, there can be some challenges in knowing where to begin and where to continue on to. Here, we will outline steps that you will take when setting up the PayPal Payments Pro add-on for Gravity Forms.
Important: PayPal requires PCI compliance when using PayPal Payments Pro. For more information on PCI compliance, you will need to contact your web host.
Before you can use this PayPal Payments Pro add-on, you'll need to install it. Installation is the same process as installing Gravity Forms or any other WordPress plugin from a zip file. If you need more information on how to do so, the following article will walk you through the process:
Initial setup of the PayPal Payments Pro add-on involves adding your PayPal Payment Pro credentials, as well as adding a credit card field to your form. More information on these can be found at the following:
If you wish to use a PayPal Payments Pro Sandbox account and need help creating one, this article will get you started:
To use the PayPal Payments Pro add-on with your form, you will need to first create a feed for it. This is similar to other add-on feeds. The following article will explain the process:
Troubleshooting Payment Feeds Not Processing
Of course, payments being properly processed is the most important part of selling anything. When it's not working as expected, it can be frustrating.
Troubleshooting Form Data Not Being Sent to a Service
Many of the add-ons that Gravity Forms offers require form data being sent to a 3rd party service, such as Dropbox. If you are having issues, here's how to troubleshoot it.
Troubleshooting API Key Validation Issues
Note: This article refers to issues validating 3rd party API keys in add-ons. If you're having trouble activating your Gravity Forms license key, contact support.
Troubleshooting an Empty or Incomplete Settings Page
If you see a settings page that has missing or incomplete content, this article will show you how to resolve the issue.Check Enabled PHP Extensions.
Troubleshooting a Missing ‘Feeds’ Menu Item
When trying to create an add-on feed, you'll need to access the Feeds page. What if you don't see the menu item?In this article, we'll show you how to troubleshoot the issue.
Troubleshooting a Missing Settings Page
Most add-ons are managed from their own settings pages. These settings pages are typically accessible by accessing the primary Gravity Forms Settings page, then clicking on the tab appropriate for your add-on.
Getting Started with the PayPal Payments Pro Add-On
Sometimes getting started with the PayPal Payments Pro add-on can be a bit daunting. For someone who has never used it, there can be some challenges in knowing where to begin and where to continue on to.
Creating a PayPal Payments Pro Sandbox Account
When setting up the PayPal Payments Pro add-on, it is recommended that you initially test it using a sandbox developer account first, before attempting to process live transactions.
Subscription Cancellations with PayPal Payments Pro
When using subscriptions in the PayPal Payments Pro add-on, they can only be canceled when either viewing the form entry from inside the admin, or from directly within PayPal.
Configuring PayPal Payments Pro Feeds
After you have finished setting up the PayPal Payments Pro add-on, you will need to create a feed to show Gravity Forms how to pass your form submissions to PayPal.