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WordPress Simple Membership Payment Settings allows you to mange PayPal, Stripe payment options and more.

Last Updated: February 23, 2023

Latest News: Updated the documentation.

These settings allows you to manage and set up a PayPal, Stripe account options for your membership levels that requires a payment. You can also setup the Sandbox more option for testing as well. Remember that you can also have free membership levels added as well.

What You Need:

Simple Membership Settings Tutorials List

WordPress Simple Membership Payment Settings Steps

Step 1 ) Go to WP Membership -> Settings -> Payment Settings tab to start setting up the payment options in the plugin.


Sandbox or Test Mode Payment Settings

Step 2 ) The following image Sandbox or Test Mode Payment Settings allows you to setup the following option.

Sandbox or Test Mode Payment Settings Options

  • Enable Sandbox or Test Mode = Note: PayPal only offers the credit card checkout option in the business or premier account. This feature is not available in the personal PayPal account. When you enable sandbox testing make sure your PayPal account is either a business or premier account.


PayPal Settings

Step 3 ) The following image PayPal Settings allows you to select and enter the relevant PayPal Live and Sandbox ID and Key.

Note: Configure the PayPal API credentials for the new PayPal checkout. Read this documentation getting PayPal api credentials to learn how to get your PayPal API credentials.

PayPal Settings Options

  • Live Client ID
  • Live Secret Key
  • Sandbox Client ID
  • Sandbox Secret Key


PayPal Webhooks

Step 4 ) The following image PayPal Webhooks allows you to manage the Webhooks created by the PayPal payment buttons that uses the New API.

PayPal Webhooks Options

  • Live Webhook Status
  • Test Webhook Status
  • Delete Webhooks


Stripe Global Settings

Step 5 ) The following image Stripe Global Settings allows you to select and enter the relevant Stripe API keys.

Stripe Global Settings Options

  • Pre-fill Member Email Address
  • Test Publishable Key
  • Test Secret Key
  • Live Publishable Key
  • Live Secret Key
  • Click on Save Changes button when you complete your settings.



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  2 Responses to “WordPress Simple Membership Payment Settings”

  1. Anybody have any issues with the paypal not showing up with the Custom Form Builder add-on? Doesn’t show up at all for me.

    • Hi, thank you for your question. Can you provide more information please. I don’t understand your question.

      Thank you

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