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Adding / Modifying PayPal Payflow Pro Gateway

Integrating PayPal Payflow Pro to receive funds from your Customers / Sub-Resellers is a simple 3 step process. The integration does not involve any code writing and all you need to do is fill up a form specifying your Account details and Payment Collection preferences. You can follow the simple steps mentioned below to complete the integration:

I. Contact your merchant bank to confirm that your account is using a Payment Processor that is compatible with PayPal.

II. Signup for a PayPal (formerly Verisign) Payflow Pro Credit Card Gateway Merchant Account.

III. Submit your Account details and preferences in our system

  1. Login to your Reseller Control Panel. 1

  2. In the Menu, point to Settings -> Finance & Billing -> Payment Gateway and click List / Add.

  3. Click the Add a Gateway link.

  4. Click the Add a PayPal Payflow Pro Credit Card Gateway link.

  5. Enter the following PayPal Payflow Pro Details and save your changes by clicking the Submit button:

    • Gateway Name: This Gateway Name would be displayed to your Customers / Sub-Resellers, when they are about to make pay or Add Funds in their Debit Account. You can use text such as Credit Card Payment, Visa/Master Card, etc..

    • Payflow Pro Partner ID: You need to put in your Partner Id here. This would be the same as you put in while logging in.

    • Payflow Pro Username: The Username you use to Login into your Payflow Pro Merchant Account.

    • Payflow Pro Password: You need to put in your Payflow Pro Password here.

    • Currency: Currently we allow PayPal Payflow Pro to charge your Customers / Sub-Resellers in US Dollar (USD) only.

    • Currency Exchange Rate: If the Currency you selected in the previous option varies from your Selling Currency, we will have to convert the Invoice value to the PayPal Payflow Pro Currency, before we send your Customer to PayPal Payflow Pro. For this purpose the system needs a exchange rate between the two.

      You may choose to maintain this exchange rate yourselves or let us maintain it for you. We download FOREX rates on a daily basis from a recognized source and update exchange rates for you. If however you wish to update the rates yourselves then you may do so by selecting the I would like to Maintain the currency exchange rate myself. checkbox and entering your own conversion rates.

    • Select the types of CREDIT CARDS that your Merchant Account Supports: You need to select the Credit Card types that are supported by your PayPal Payflow Pro Merchant Account. The credit card types available are: Visa, Master, Amex, Discover, Diners Club and JCB. You can also decide the sequence in which you want your Customers / Sub-Resellers to view these Card types.

    • Payment Gateway Access Level for Customers / Sub-Resellers: Select appropriate Access Levels for your Customers / Sub-Resellers.

    • Credit a Customer / Sub-Reseller with the Net Amount in an Add Funds transaction.: Your Bank and PayPal Payflow Pro deducts a fee on a per transaction basis. There are two types of transactions that can pass through your PayPal Payflow Pro integration: Invoice/Debit Note Payment and Add Funds.

      In case of an Add Funds transaction, you have the option of crediting your Customers/Sub-Resellers with the Net amount that PayPal Payflow Pro credits you with, or choose to credit them with the Gross funds and bear the charges yourselves. The net amount is calculated by subtracting the per transaction charges from the transaction amount. The per transaction charges are calculated by adding the Total Fixed fee charged per transaction and the Total Variable fee charged per transaction.

    • Total Fixed fee charged per transaction for your merchant account (Per Transaction Fixed Fee charged by your Bank + Per Transaction Fixed Fee charged by the PayPal Payflow Pro Credit Card Gateway): Enter the total fixed fee that is charged per transaction in the given textbox. This information is primarily used to calculate the Net amount that your merchant account is credited with, if you choose to credit your Customer/Sub-Reseller with the Net amount in an Add funds Transaction. If Your Bank and/or your Gateway is charging you a different amount of fixed fee per transaction for different credit card types, then enter the highest amount of fixed fees charged per transaction to your account. For example, if your Payment Gateway charges you a fixed fee of 25 cents per transaction for Visa Cards, while 30 cents per transaction for American Express Cards, then enter 0.30 in the textbox. If there is no fixed fee charged per transaction, then enter 0.

    • Total Variable fee charged per transaction for your merchant account: Enter the variable fee percentage that is charged per transaction in the given textbox. This information is primarily used to calculate the Net amount that your merchant account is credited with, if you choose to credit your Customer / Sub-reseller with the Net amount in an Add Funds transaction. If Your Bank and/or your Gateway is charging you a different variable fee percentage per transaction for different credit card types, then enter the highest percentage of variable fees charged per transaction to your account. For example, if your Payment Gateway charges you a variable fee of 2.50% per transaction for Visa Cards, while 3.00% per transaction for American Express Cards, then enter 3.00 in the textbox. If there is no fixed fee charged per transaction, then enter 0.

      Note

      If you have selected to credit a Customer/Sub-Reseller with the Net amount in an Add Funds transaction, then you must submit either a Fixed Transaction fee (greater than 0) or a Variable Transaction fee (greater than 0).

    • Send me a Reminder if a transaction is pending for more than x days: In case you have not yet accepted a payment sent to you via the PayPal Payflow Pro, you can get e-mail reminders sent to you daily after x number of days from the payment date, until you either Approve or Decline these payments.

    • Display Position: If you plan on adding multiple Gateways, you can select the position in which you wish to display this Gateway on your payment page.

Note

The SuperSite contains information about the various Payment options you offer to your Customers and also presents these options at the time of purchasing Products and Services. This data is downloaded to your SuperSite from your Control Panel and cached (stored) on the SuperSite Server. The cache of your SuperSite will be reloaded automatically, once you have completed the above process. This way, the updated details will be downloaded to your SuperSite from your Control Panel.

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