Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up PayPal payments, part of WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads (2013).
Like everything else in the Easy Digital Downloads plugin, the payment gateways…options are straightforward and easy to set up.…By default, you have two payment gateways: PayPal and TestPayment.…TestPayment is a testing system which, when activated, allows you to make…purchases inside your store to test that everything works.…PayPal is, well, PayPal. You can add more payment gateways by adding extensions to…Easy Digital Downloads. There are both free and for-pay extensions that will add…other standard payment gateways that you may use on the internet.…
You'll also notice that some of the standard things you often see as payment…options on websites are not here, things like cash on delivery and check payments.…That has a simple explanation: Easy Digital Downloads will setup to sell digital…products online, so taking cash payments on delivery or taking check payments…doesn't really make much sense.…If you want to use payment gateways, you need to activate them by checking…whatever payment gateways you want to use, and if you add extensions, you'll see…
Want to learn more about ecommerce with WordPress before jumping in? Check out the first course in this series where Morten explores other WordPress solutions, WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts.
- What is Easy Digital Downloads?
- Installing Easy Digital Downloads
- Setting up your store
- Configuring payment options
- Adding product data
- Testing the customer experience
- Receiving and managing orders
- Creating reports and discount codes