Step 1: Create a Webhook

In order to integrate PayPal with Evidence, PayPal needs a “Webhook URL” to send the data to. Follow this article to learn how to create a webhook URL within Evidence to insert into PayPal.

Step 2: Connect to PayPal

Log in to your PayPal business account and then visit

Click Log into Dashboard.

Advanced Tip: You can use the Webhook Simulator to send test webhooks to Evidence in order to configure your source fields

Under the Mock menu item click Webhook Simulator.


Paste the Evidence webhook source URL into the Webhooks URL field and choose Checkout order complete from the Event Type drop down menu.

Make sure your Evidence webhook source is  Listening for incoming webhooks...

Configuring your PayPal webhook

Click My Apps & Credentials.

Click Create App.

Click Add webhook.

Paste the Evidence Webhook URL that you created in Step 1, and check the box for Checkout order complete.

Generally, you will use the Checkout order complete event to trigger webhooks to be sent to Evidence. However, you can use any event to trigger a webhook.

Click Save.

Scroll back to the top and click Live.

Evidence is now waiting to receive a webhook from PayPal. A purchase or payment will need to be made for PayPal to send Evidence a webhook.

Once Evidence has received the test webhook, click this link to learn what to do with the PayPal webhook that Evidence received.

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