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How do I set up PayPal as a payment gateway?

With HostShop, you need to be able to receive money from your customers. To do this you’ll need to set up a payment gateway. PayPal is the mosy commonly-used payment gateway, so if you’re looking to get started then we’d recommend adding PayPal first.

To setup PayPal as a HostShop payment gateway:

  1. Login to My20i.
  2. Head to Customers -> Overview.
  3. Select Payment Gateways from the navigation menu on the left-hand side. 

From the Add a Payment Gateway section, select PayPal.

To get these details: 

1. Login to the PayPal Developer area with your normal PayPal login details. 

PayPal Login

2. Head to PayPal Apps & Credential  section if you're not already taken there. 

3. Make sure you're in the Live section as this is required to configure a live payment gaetway. 

My Apps & Credentials

4. Select Create App


5. Give your app a name. In our example we've called ours HostShop. 

Create New App

6. Select Create App.

7. You'll now see your Client ID and the Secret required to setup the payment gateway. Select Show to Secret Key.

HostShop live API credentials

8. Copy the Client ID and Secret into their respective fields within 20i. 

HostShop payment gateways

9. Select Add Payment Gateway.

PayPal will now be setup and enabled. This means that when customers head to your shop, they'll be able to select PayPal as a payment method from the basket to pay for your services.