PayPal Sandbox

Configuring PayPal Sandbox as a Social Provider

In this section, we will show you how to provide an option to login with paypal login, on your cidaas Login page.

Configure your login page with social providers


When you configure PayPal Sandbox as a social provider in cidaas, you will get a new option called Login with PayPal Sandbox in the login page of your cidaas application and Signup with PayPal Sandbox in the registration page of your cidaas application.

Overall process would be

  • On cidaas : Get Redirect URL for PayPal Sandbox from cidaas
  • On PayPal : Create new app in your PayPal developer account
  • On PayPal : Get client id and client secret from PayPal
  • On PayPal : Add cidaas Redirect URL to your PayPal developer account
  • On cidaas : Add PayPal client id and client secret in cidaas application
  • On cidaas : Select appropriate applications for which you want to enable PayPal Sandbox as a social provider

We'll guide you through the process — it's pretty easy.

Get Redirect URL for PayPal Sandbox from cidaas

In this section, you'll find steps on how to collect Redirect URL from cidaas, which is needed to configure your PayPal Sandbox app.

1. Logon to cidaas Admin portal. Navigate to cidaas Admin dashboard -> Settings -> Login Providers -> Social Providers.

2. Click on edit icon corresponding to the PayPal Sandbox app from the list.

3. In the screen displayed, you can find a section called Configurations Steps for PayPal Sandbox App which will show the Redirect URL.

Make note of this Redirect URL

Create new app in PayPal developer console

If you are in this section, we assume you already have an active PayPal developer account, if not create a new account, before proceeding.

1. Login to your PayPal developer account.

2. Navigate to My apps & Credential Page.

3. Under REST API apps section, click on the Create App button to create your app.

4. In create new app page, enter required details and click on Create App button.

Get client id and client secret from PayPal

1. Once your app is created, you will get client ID and client secret. Copy/Make note of this client id and client secret. You can use those details in in your cidaas application to configure social login provider.

2. Scroll down, and enter the redirect url which you obtained from cidaas admin portal.

3. Then, enable other settings in PayPal app section to get customer information. Click on Save button to update your changes.

Configure social provider setup in cidaas

In this section, you'll find steps on how to add PayPal Sandbox client id and client secret in your cidaas application and how to choose client applications for which you want to enable PayPal Sandbox as a social provider.

1. Now, go to cidaas Admin dashboard -> Settings -> Login Providers and click on Social Providers

2. Click on the edit icon corresponding to the PayPal Sandbox from the list.

3. Paste the copied client id and client secret to the respective text fields. Select the Permissions for each of the features that you want to allow your app to access. You can also enable/disable PayPal Sandbox in cidaas admin portal as well as user portal as per your requirement. Click on Save button.

4. Under Configure Clients for PayPal Sandbox section, you find a list of various applications created in your cidaas account. Select appropriate applications for which you want to enable PayPal Sandbox as a social provider.

Note: Administrator can configure single social provider to many clients


Reference Link how to configure Custom provider? cidaas allows administrator to configure additional identity providers than what is offered by it, by default. This identity provider can be your favorite/business email ID provider or your own company LDAP/identity server.




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