For a long time, I am using Paypal in my PHP application for development purposes. On the basis of my understanding and experience of Paypal. I want to share my knowledge. I hope it will be help full for all users who want to use Paypal on their website.
What is Paypal?
Paypal is America based, an electronic commerce company. It supports a worldwide online payment system. It is a solution to traditional online money transfer. Mainly it supports online money transfer. Country-wise, its online money transfer is a different policy.
So, On the basis of its country-based policy, we can create and set up our account on Paypal.
I shall use PHP because basically I am a PHP developer.
My all explanation will be based upon Paypal developer documentation. I shall also use different online blogs tutorial. In my explanation, I shall refer relevant link.
Before start development in Paypal. First, we need to fulfill some basic steps.
- First, go to https://developer.paypal.com
- Create your developer account.
- Create your sandbox account, Personal, and Business.
- Create your App.
- When you will create your app, Then, you will get Sandbox API credential like Client ID, Secret
- Here you can do your APP Setting
- Here you can define your APP webhook
- Download Paypal PHP SDK https://github.com/paypal/PayPal-PHP-SDK
That’s it, now you have everything, To implement Paypal. In my next tutorial write different code examples for Paypal.