This article will walk you through how to have PayPal send a webhook upon successful purchase to use in a Conversion or Streak Notification.
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 https://developer.paypal.com.
Click Log into Dashboard.
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.
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.
Scroll back to the top and click Live.
Evidence is now waiting to receive a webhook. 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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