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ByAlexia Pamelov

Cheap Windows Tutorial – Tips to set up PayPal and Credit Card in NopCommerce

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nopCommerce is open-source ecommerce solution. It’s stable and highly usable. nopCommerce is an open source ecommerce solution that is ASP.NET (MVC) based with a MS SQL 2008 (or higher) backend database. Today, we’ll go over how to integrate PayPal payment processing with your nopCommerce site.

PayPal Setup

  • First, You must log into your PayPal account. Right under the My Account tab, select Profile -> My Selling Tools.
  • Under the section My business setup, you’ll see Website preferences – click Update on this line
  • Turn Auto-return to On, and enter “http://yourdomain.com/PaypalPDTHandler.aspx” for “Return URL”
  • Then, Turn Payment Data Transfer to On
  • All entries below this are optional, based upon your business requirements.
  • Click Save

On nopCommerce

Log into your nopCommerce instance as an administrator, and navigate to the Administration area. Click on “Configuration”>”Payment Methods”: click on the “Configure” link next to the entry for “PayPal Standard”.

  1. Uncheck the box Use Sandbox
  2. Enter your PayPal account e-mail address for “Business E-Mail”
  3. Next you’ll enter your “Identity Token” you’ll obtain from your PayPal account into the field “PDT Identity Token”
  4. Leave “DT. Validate order total:” checked
  5. If you wish to charge an additional surcharge for PayPal transactions, add your surcharge to “Additional fee:”
  6. Check both “Pass product names and order totals to PayPal:”, and “Enable IPN (Instant Payment Notification):”
  7. For IPN Handler, enter http://{YourStoreURL}/Plugins/PaymentPayPalStandard/IPNHandler
  8. Click “Save”.

For Credit Card 

  1. Go to Admin section > Configuration > Payment > Payment Methods
  2. Select “Manual Processing ” > Click on “EDIT” against it
  3. Mark the checkbox “Active:”
  4. Save Changes


I am assuming that you want to configure PayPal Express .

  1. Go to Admin section > Configuration > Payment > Payment Methods
  2. Select “PayPal Express” > Click on “EDIT” against it
  3. Configure the settings
  4. Mark the checkbox “Active:”
  5. Save Changes