Author: Caroline Ashe

How to remove and API key

Here’s how to renew or change your existing API Signature or Certificate credentials: 1. Log in to your PayPal Live or Sandbox account. 2. Click the Settings icon next to “Log out.” 3. Click Account access under “Account & Security” on the left of the page. 4. In the API access section, click Update. 5. Select the […]

How to install API key or certificate credentials

Installing your API Credentials Once you have requested your API Signature or API Certificate credentials, you will need to install them in your application or shopping cart, or insert them into your custom code. API Signature Apply your API Signature to your integration. For preconfigured shopping carts: Copy and paste the API Username, API Password, […]

How to renew or change API key or certificate credentials

Here’s how to renew or change your existing API Signature or Certificate credentials: 1. Log in to your PayPal Live or Sandbox account. 2. Click the Settings icon next to “Log out.” 3. Click Account access under “Account & Security” on the left of the page. 4. In the API access section, click Update. 5. Select the […]

How to request your API key

To request API Signature or Certificate credentials for your PayPal account: 1._Log in to your PayPal Live or Sandbox account. 2. Go to your Account Settings. 3. In the “API access” section, click Update. 4. Under “NVP/SOAP API integration (Classic),” click Manage API credentials. If you have already generated an API Certificate, then View API Certificate appears. […]

What are API signatures or Certificate credentials?

API credentials identify you as a PayPal Business account holder authorized to perform API operations. There are two authentication methods to choose from: API Signature: A user name, password, and a unique string of numbers and letters are used to identify your account. API Signature credentials do not expire and are easier to implement and […]

What is an API key?

An API key or application programming interface key is a code that gets passed in by computer applications. The program or application then calls the API or application programming interface to identify its user, developer or calling program to a website. Application programming keys are normally used to assist in tracking and controlling how the interface […]