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Using Website Payments Pro to accept credit cards in eBay checkout
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If you're a Website Payments Pro merchant who would like to accept credit card payments through eBay checkout you'll need to set up your Website Payments Pro account to use Payflow as the payment processing gateway. Follow the steps below to configure your Website Payments Pro account.

Don't have a Website Payments Pro account? You can set one up on PayPal.

Website Payments Pro

To set up your account to accept credit card payments if you have Website Payments Pro:
  1. Go to PayPal.

  2. Sign in to your Website Payments Pro account.

  3. Click the My Account tab, and then click Profile.

  4. In the Account Information section, click the API Access link.

  5. Click the Request API credentials link.

  6. In the Option 2 - Payflow Pro section, click the Setup PayflowPro API access link. You'll see a screen with the following information:

    • User

    • Partner

    • Vendor

    • Password

      Write this information down because you'll need it later.

  7. If you have multiple users associated with your Website Payments Pro account, select the user that should have transaction processing access and then click the Create Access button. This user will be able to submit transactions on your behalf.

  8. Go to eBay and click My eBay. You may need to sign in.

  9. Place your pointer over the Account tab, and then click Site Preferences.

  10. In the Selling Preferences section, click the Show link next to Payment from buyers.

  11. Click the Edit link. You may need to sign in again.

  12. On the Payment Preferences page, select Accept credit or debit card payments to your Internet merchant account.

  13. Select Payflow as your payment gateway from the drop-down menu at the top of the screen.

  14. Enter the information you saved from step 5, fill out the rest of the page, and then click the Submit button.

Website Payments Pro Payflow Edition

To set up your account to accept credit card payments if you purchased Website Payments Pro Payflow Edition:
  1. Make a note of your Payflow credential information:

    • User

    • Partner

    • Vendor

    • Password

  2. Click My eBay at the top of most eBay pages You may be asked to sign in.

  3. Place your pointer over the Account tab, and then click Site Preferences.

  4. In the Selling Preferences section, click the Show link next to Payment from buyers.

  5. Click the Edit link. You may need to sign in again.

  6. On the Payment Preferences page, select Accept credit or debit card payments to your Internet merchant account.

  7. Select Payflow as your payment gateway from the drop-down menu at the top of the screen.

  8. Enter the information you saved from step 1, fill out the rest of the page, and then click the Submit button.

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