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Testing New PayPal module (Latest API 2.0) on Front End for osCommerce 4-based systems

In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the latest PayPal module (API 2.0) and how it seamlessly integrates with front-end processes for osCommerce 4-based systems. With this new upgrade, online merchants can enhance their checkout experience and offer customers a smoother payment process. Let's dive in and explore the various functionalities and features of this advanced PayPal module.

1. Streamlined Front-End Integration

To begin the testing process, access the front-end of your osCommerce 4-based website and log in. Navigate to a product page and check if the PayPal Checkout button is visible, depending on the module's configuration settings. Click on the "Add to Basket" button to proceed.

2. Effortless Payment Process

Once the product is added to the shopping cart, you'll notice the PayPal Checkout button displayed. Click on the "Pay with Card" option to initiate the payment process.

3. Seamless Checkout Page

Upon proceeding to the checkout page, the PayPal Checkout button will be visible. Simply consent to the policy and click on the button to proceed with the payment.

4. PayPal Account Login or Creation

Customers have the option to log in to their existing PayPal account or create a new one for a smooth transaction process.

5. Finalizing the Payment

Click on the "Agree and Pay Now" button to finalize the payment.

Upon successful completion, a confirmation page will indicate that the order has been successfully created.

6. Accessing Order Information

Head over to the admin area of your website and navigate to the "Orders/Customers" section to view the created order with the status configured in the module settings. Click on the specific order to find detailed billing and transaction information.

7. Multiple Product Payment

For multiple product purchases, repeat the process by adding another item to the shopping cart and choosing the "Pay with Card" option.

8. Choosing Payment Method

Customize the payment methods available to customers by configuring the PayPal module's settings. This will enable various payment options, such as credit or debit cards. Customers can then fill in the required information and click on the "Confirm and Pay" button.

9. Exploring Alternative Payment

In addition to credit cards, customers can also choose alternative payment methods like Giropay. After selecting Giropay, proceed with the payment confirmation.

10. Testing Successful Payment

To ensure a smooth process, click on the "Test Successful Payment" button, which will lead to a success page indicating the order has been created.

The latest PayPal module (API 2.0) offers a powerful integration with osCommerce 4-based systems, providing a user-friendly and secure payment experience for both merchants and customers. With the enhanced checkout process and customizable settings, online businesses can optimize their payment options, leading to increased customer satisfaction and higher conversion rates.

For a visual demonstration of the new PayPal module integration, check out this YouTube playlist:


Upgrade your osCommerce 4-based system with the latest PayPal module and provide your customers with a seamless and secure payment experience!

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