Test a PayPal Configuration

After you integrate a PayPal merchant account with Commerce Payments and add the PayPal merchant account to your site, you can test your configuration in a sandbox.

  1. Test PayPal the PayPal Buy Now option.
    1. Launch the storefront instance you want to test.
    2. Select a product for purchase, and confirm that the PayPal Buy Now option is active.
    3. Click PayPal Buy Now.
    4. Log in to the PayPal buyer account that you set up for testing.
    5. Select the payment method that you set up for testing.
    6. Confirm that the purchase total is correct, and complete the PayPal transaction.
    7. In the Checkout window, confirm that PayPal and the correct PayPal accounts are listed as the payment method. Click Place Order.
    8. In the Order Confirmation page, confirm the products and totals are correct and that PayPal and the correct PayPal account are listed as the payment method.
  2. Test PayPal with the Multi-Step checkout option.
    1. Launch the storefront instance that you want to test.
    2. Add a product to the shopping cart.
    3. Click Checkout.
    4. In the Checkout window, click Next: Payment.
    5. Complete the checkout fields, select PayPal as the payment method, and then complete the PayPal transaction.
    6. In the Order Confirmation page, confirm the products and totals are correct and that PayPal and the correct PayPal account are listed as the payment method.
  3. For each PayPal Payment type, PayPal Buy Now and PayPal Live, verify that the PayPal buyer account recorded the transaction.
    1. Log in to the PayPal buyer account that you set up for testing.
    2. Confirm that the test transactions are listed and that the totals are correct.
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