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A payment gateway provides a means of processing payments for items sold, like registrations and products. Active Calendar Supports receiving payments for events using a PayPal account.



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PayPal Requirements

Please note, Active Calendar requires that your PayPal account is configure as a "premium", "merchant", or "business" account. You will be prompted to upgrade your PayPal account during the PayPal Configuration Process.


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PayPal Payment Gateway

Prior to being able to sell items and registrations using Active Calendar you will be required to configure your payment gateway. To Configure your PayPal Payment Gateway you will need to complete the following steps:



  1. Complete the Billing Agreement Authorization.
  2. Authorize Active Calendar to Interact with you PayPal account.
  3. Supply your PayPal Username.

Payment Gateway Setup


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Complete the billing agreement

Follow the steps below to accept the billing agreement.



  1. Click the Continue button.
  2. You will be re-directed to PayPal, and asked to either:
    • Log into your existing PayPal Account.
    • Create a new PayPal Account.
  3. After accepting the agreement, you will be brought back to the payment gateway screen. The following information will be displayed.
    • Billing Agreement Number
    • Date and Time when Billing Agreement was Accepted.
step one of PayPal Setup


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Authorize Active Calendar to interact with your PayPal Account

Follow the steps below to authorize Active Calendar to interact with PayPal.



  1. Click the Continue button.
  2. You will be re-directed to PayPal, and asked to:
    • Log into your existing PayPal Account.
  3. Once logged into your PayPal account, you will need to click the "Grant Permission" button.
    • After clicking "Grant Permission" you will be brought back to the payment gateway screen.
  4. The message, "Active Calendar can now interact with your PayPal account." will be displayed, indicating successful completion of step 2.

step one of PayPal Setup


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Supply PayPal Username.

The final step in configuring the PayPal Payment Gateway is to supply your account username (email address). Follow the steps below.

  1. Type the email address associated with you PayPal account.
  2. Click the Save Button below the Username field.

step one of PayPal Setup

Available functions

  • Click Clear to remove your acceptance of Active Data's Billing Agreement. Selecting this link will prevent you from collecting revenue from registrations and purchases. Users on your site will be unable to complete registration, or purchase items that have a cost associated with them.

  • Click Save to save your changes and return to the Site Settings page.