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PayPal is a global e-commerce business, processing internet payments and money transfers. It is a wallet payment method that allows consumers to make and receive payments without having to share their financial information.

PayPal Configuration

  1. Select Modules/Modules & Services.

  2. Click the Installed Modules tab to display the Wirecard PrestaShop Module.

  3. Use the Configure button (on the right) to access the Payment Method Settings: Configure

  4. Select the PayPal tab to open the configuration page: PayPal Configuration

Payment Action

PayPal payment can be performed with two different payment actions:

1. Authorization: Payments for orders are not captured/invoiced but only authorized by the consumer, and therefore only reserved. For debit, you have to confirm/capture the amount manually.

  • This payment action triggers the transaction type authorization for payment method PayPal.

2. Capture: Payments for orders are captured/invoiced automatically.

  • This payment action triggers the transaction type purchase for payment method PayPal.

Shopping Basket

As a service for the consumers, PayPal supports the display of the shopping basket's content during checkout. To enable this feature, set the Shopping Basket to YES.

Descriptor

The descriptor is the text representing an order on the consumer's bank statement issued by PayPal. It provides information for the consumer, as it associates a specific debit on the consumer's account with the respective purchase in your shop.

  • If the descriptor is set to NO, PayPal generates a default entry for each purchase.

  • If the descriptor is set to YES, the default descriptor text consists of the first 9 characters of the shop name and the order number. To modify the descriptor, use the method createDescriptor in the file wirecardpaymentgateway/helper/AdditionalInformation.php.

    • Allowed characters: umlaut, 0-9,a-z,A-Z, , +, ,, -, .
    • Max. length: 27 characters

Enable this feature to send the descriptor with each request/response.

Send Additional Information

If this feature is set to YES, additional data will be sent for the purpose of fraud protection. This additional data includes billing/shipping address, shopping basket, and descriptor.

Note: The additional information includes the descriptor even if the descriptor option is set to NO.

Supported Post-Processing Operations

  1. Select Modules/Modules & Services.

  2. Click the Installed Modules tab to display the Wirecard PrestaShop Module.

  3. Use the Configure button (on the right) to access the Payment Method Settings: Configure

  4. Select the Transactions tab to open the transaction table, which lists all successful transactions: Transaction_tab

    Transaction_table

  5. Click on a transaction or click the View button to open the transaction detail view.
    It shows all possible post-processing operations, e.g.: Transactiondetails

Depending on your Payment Action settings, there are different post-processing operation workflows for PayPal:

Payment Action Authorization

1. Cancel: Triggers transaction type void-authorization. The payment will be canceled/voided.

2. Capture: Triggers transaction type capture-authorization. The payment will be captured/invoiced.

3. Refund: Triggers transaction type refund-capture. The payment/invoice will be refunded.

Payment Action Capture

1. Refund: Triggers transaction type refund-debit. The payment/invoice will be refunded.


Please be aware that stock management is not included in the post-processing operations triggered in the Wirecard module but only in PrestaShop order management.

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