PayPal MassPay

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Mass Payment is a service of PayPal that lets you pay multiple users/vendors at once. It is fast, convenient and allows for automatic payments. 

To have a proper functioning PayPal MassPay running on your site that helps disburse vendor payments note the following steps 

  • Go to the admin dashboard and hover over the Multivendor X menu option until the submenu pops up. From the Multivendor X menu list choose the Setting submenu
  • Once the setting page opens go to the Payment tab and then scroll down to the How/When to Pay section
  • In the How/When to Pay section, choose PayPal MassPay as an allowed payment method option
  • Once selected navigate to the right-hand side of the Payment Page and select the Paypal MassPay Gateway 
  • As soon as the Paypal MassPay Gateway page loads fill in the following field 
    • API Username
    • API Password
    • API Signature
  • Before filling the above fields run a quick test of your Paypal account by selecting the Enable Test Mode option
  • Once chosen select Save Changes

Configuring PayPal account  #

 Now that you are aware of where to go to configure your PayPal Masspay Gateway see what you can do to obtain your  API Username, API Password and API Signature.

  • For the first step in obtaining your sandbox API username, password and signature is opening your PayPal account.
  • Once logged into your PayPal account go to my account menu option
  • Once the My Account page opens select Sandbox from the list of options given on the right-hand side of the screen
  • Once the Sandbox page loads, select create an account and then create a business account
  • When the business account details appear to go to Manage accounts option and select view/edit my account option
  • When you do that a metabox containing some account-related information shall appear, select API Credentials 
  • Once the API Credentials tab is selected you will get your test API username, password and signature information
  • Copy-paste the information in your Multivendor X Paypal Masspay Gateway Page and select the save changes option

Switch from Test Mode to Production or Live Mode #

 To switch your account from a test mode to live mode follow the given steps

  • Login to your Paypal account and select tool Tab. From there choose the All Tools options
  • Once the All Tools Page opens go to API Credentials
  • On the API Credentials page select Manage API Credentials in the NVP/SOAP API Integration (Classic) section
  • As soon as the Manage API Credentials link is selected you will be able to view your live API username, password and signature information
  • Copy-paste the information in your Multivendor X Paypal Masspay Gateway Page and select the save changes option
  • Now you have a fully functional mass pay account

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