PayPal Merchant Account Admin Guide
Important: NVP/SOAP is a legacy integration method we continue to support. For new integrations, use our latest solutions.
PayPal provides merchants with many features that can be configured from within your PayPal account. Your PayPal account profile contains the account information, financial information, and selling preferences for your organization.
Before you receive your first payment on your PayPal account, there are a few things to consider.
If you're using a shopping cart solution or another third-party needs to process transactions on your behalf, you can grant a third-party's API credentials certain permissions.
Using your account profile, you can set options to control the way your PayPal checkout pages look and operate.
You can download your transaction history logs.
If you're a new PayPal merchant, see Introduction to payments to get to know PayPal API features.