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Getting Your PayPal Client ID

Step 1:  If you already have a PayPal account, go to PayPal Developer. If you do not have a PayPal account, go to PayPal.com to Sign Up. You must have a PayPal Business Account to get a client ID. If you are signing up for the first time, follow the prompts to create a Business Account. Otherwise, follow Step 2 to upgrade your account

Step 2:  On your Developer Dashboard, make sure you are on the “My Apps & Credentials” tab.  Click the “Live” button to switch out of the Sandbox.

Warning!! If you use a SANDBOX CLIENT ID your payments will go to a TEST account and will not be valid transactions. Double-check that you clicked the LIVE button.

If you do not have a Business Account, you will need to click the “Upgrade Account” link and follow the prompts

Step 3: Click on Create App


Step 4:  Enter an App Name (this can be any name) and then click the Create App button


Step 5:  Copy your Client ID

Step 6: Paste your Client ID into the Paypal Client ID field in your Showroom Settings.

Step 7: If your ID is valid, you should see a Paypal button appear and you are ready to start selling your artwork with PayPal.

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