Payment Gateway Configuration

Modified on 05/15/2017 06:54 AM by Administrator — Categorized as: Help



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



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PayPal Requirements

Please note, Event Publisher 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 Event Publisher 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 Event Publisher to Interact with your PayPal account.
  3. Supply your PayPal Username.
  4. Confirm if you would like the ability to refund purchasers their fees.
  5. Select the currency you would like to use to sell your items.


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Video Tutorial

Please view the video tutorial below to setup your Payment Gateway, and receive payment for registrations and products you add to your events.






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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:
  3. After accepting the agreement, you will be brought back to the payment gateway screen to complete Step 2.

step one of PayPal Setup


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Authorize Event Publisher to interact with your PayPal Account

Follow the steps below to authorize Event Publisher to interact with PayPal.



  1. Click the Continue button.
  2. You will be re-directed to PayPal, and asked to:
  3. Once logged into your PayPal account, you will need to click the "Grant Permission" button.

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


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Gateway Options

The following options are available when configuring your PayPal payment gateway:




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Include Fees in Refunds

This option allows you to configure how refunds handle processing fees paid during a transaction. By default, "no" is selected. There are two available options.



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Application Defaults

By Default the radio option ,"no" will be selected for "Include fees in refunds".


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Exclude transaction fees paid by the buyer in refunds. ("No")

It is important to note that Active Data will not refund transaction fees. When this value is selected


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Include transaction fees paid by the buyer in refunds. ("Yes")

It is important to note that Active Data will not refund transaction fees. Selecting this option will incur additional costs charged to the PayPal account specified in Payment Gateway Configuration. When this value is selected:

refunding options


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Currency

This option allows you to configure the currency to use with PayPal when you are selling items or using paid registration.




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Application Defaults

By Default, U.S. Dollar will be selected.



refunding options
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Available functions