PayPal Shopify Integration

Merchants integrating with the third-party Shopify shopping cart can use these instructions to help with both Express Checkout and Payflow Pro.

Express Checkout integrations

To integrate Shopify using PayPal Express Checkout:

  1. Log into your Shopify admin panel.
  2. Click on Settings and then Payments.
  3. Under the PayPal module, click Edit.
  4. Click Deactivate and then confirm the deactivation.
  5. Click to Activate PayPal Express.

You are now integrated with PayPal Express Checkout through Shopify.

Payflow Pro integrations

  1. Log into your Shopify admin panel.
  2. Click on Settings and then Payments.
  3. On the Shopify Payments module, click Edit under the Payments module as Shopify only allows One Payment Gateway to be activated.
  4. Click on Deactivate.

    Note: If you've previously activated PayPal Express Checkout, deactivate it before continuing. See above for Express Checkout deactivation steps.

  5. Select a reason for deactivation and click Deactivate.
  6. Click on the Choose Third-Party Provider button and select PayPal Payflow Pro as the third-party credit card provider. Click Continue.
  7. Enter your PayPal Payflow Pro credentials and then click Activate.

    • Test mode - uncheck if live
    • Merchant login
    • Password
    • Partner
    • User
    • Check Enable Express Checkout option
    • Cards accepted
    • Click on Activate
  8. If your Shopify theme supports Shopify Smart Buttons:

    • In your Shopify Admin, go to Themes > Customize > Theme Settings.
    • Click on Products and check the box for Show Dynamic Checkout Button.

You are now integrated with PayPal Payflow Pro through Shopify.