Note - this article only applies to customers using the PayPal Integration.
Before beginning - please ensure that you have a PayPal Business account set up. If you need more information about setting up you PayPal Business account, please seethis page.
Let’s get started by heading over to PayPal’s Developer Portal. Here, we will click on your name in the top right of the screen and head to the dashboard.
Next, we will want to select “My Account” from the sidebar, and make sure the “Payouts” permission is enabled.
Next, let’s click on “My Apps & Credentials” in the sidebar. You’ll want to scroll down until you see “Rest API apps”, and then click on “Create App”.
On this screen, we will name your app “SocialLadder”. You’ll also be provided with a Sandbox developer account - no need to do anything with this. Click on “Create App”.
On this screen, you will be provided with the information you’ll need to integrate with SocialLadder. First - ensure that the toggle in the top right of the screen is set to “Live” and not “Sandbox”. You will need your Client ID and Secret from this page - we’ve circled the fields containing this info in the screenshot below.
We will also need to configure a webhook - we can do this in the fields directly below the previous screenshot. Let’s click on “Add Webhook”.
To create your webhook, we will need to do two things. First, in the “Webhook URL” field, enter the following address:
Then, please check the “All Events” box. This will automatically check all the boxes underneath. Once you’ve done these two things, scroll to the bottom and click Save.
Now that you’ve created your webhook, you have the last piece of information you need to integrate with SocialLadder. You can find your Webhook ID in the circled location on the screenshot below:
To finish setting up your PayPal integration, log into your SocialLadder account and click “Settings” on the sidebar. You’ll be brought to the “My Account” tab, and if you scroll down you’ll see the PayPal Integration. Let’s click on the Update button.
On this screen, you will have fields to enter your Client ID, Secret, and Webhook ID that were generated earlier. Once you’ve entered these three pieces of information, click on Update. Congratulations - you’re all set up!
For any other questions about this feature, you can use the Submit a Request button at the top of this page, click on the blue chat icon at the bottom of the Admin Web Portal to activate the chat feature, or reach out to your dedicated Customer Success Specialist to learn more!