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WordPress Simple Membership Payment Settings shows you how to setup a PayPal, Stripe and Braintree payment buttons and more.

Last Updated: September 10, 2018

Latest News: I have updated the information.

These settings allows you to set up a PayPal, Stripe and Braintree account for your membership levels that requires a payment. Remember that you can also have free membership levels added as well.

WordPress Simple Membership Payment Settings Steps

Step 1 ) The following image Payment Settings allows you to set up the following option.

Note: Even though this option allows you to create a PayPal button in your PayPal account, it is still recommended that you create all the buttons using the plugin. Creating the buttons internally using the plugin allows the plugin to keep track and to easily manage all transactions.

PayPal Integration Settings

  • Enter the Membership Level ID = click on Generate Code button

Note: The following option allows you to set up a PayPal button outside of this plugins using your PayPal account. To learn more about this option please click on the following URL Creating a PayPal Button For Your Membership Payment.

wordpress-simple-membership-payment-settings

The following step in regards to PayPal buttons is the recommended option to carry out by the plugin developers. It allows you to manage and control the payments more efficiently using the plugin.

Simple Membership Payments

Step 2 ) The following image Simple Membership::Payments allows you to select from the following tabs. To access this option go to WP Membership -> Payments on the admin menu.

  • Transactions
  • Manage Payment Buttons
  • Create New Button

You can keep transaction records here for future reference or you can delete the transaction record for one or all members.

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Step 2-a ) Once you start receiving payments in your site, you will have the option to search for a transaction by using email, name or transaction ID. You can also organize how you want your transactions displayed.

The following are fields that will help you identify the payment transaction carried out on your website by your new members.

  • Row ID
  • Email Address
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Member Profile
  • Date
  • Transaction ID
  • Subscriber ID
  • Amount
  • Membership Level

Step 3 ) The following image Create New Button allows you to select from one of the following buttons.

  • PayPal Buy Now
  • PayPal Subscription
  • PayPal Smart Checkout
  • Stripe Buy Now
  • Stripe Subscription
  • Braintree Buy Now
  • Once you have selected which button to create click on Next button

wordpress-simple-membership-create-new-button

PayPal Buy Now Button Setup

Step 4 ) After you select PayPal Buy Now button from Step 3 ) above, you will have the following options to set up.

  • Button Title
  • Membership Level
  • Payment Amount
  • Payment Currency
  • Return URL = You can add a shortcode [swpm_thank_you_page_registration] in the thank you page.
  • PayPal Email
  • Button Image URL
  • Custom Checkout Page Logo Image
  • Click on Save Payment Data when you finish setting up the button.

PayPal Subscription Button Setup

Step 5 ) After you select PayPal Subscription button from Step 3 ) above, you will have the following options to set up.

PayPal Subscription Button Configuration

  • Button Title
  • Membership Level
  • Payment Currency
  • PayPal Email
  • Billing Amount Each Cycle
  • Billing Cycle
  • Billing Cycle Count
  • Re-attempt on Failure

Trial Billing Details (Leave empty if you are not offering a trial period)

  • Trial Billing Amount
  • Trial Billing Period

Optional Details

  • Return URL = You can add a shortcode [swpm_thank_you_page_registration] in the thank you page.
  • Button Image URL
  • Custom Checkout Page Logo Image
  • Click on Save Payment Data when you finish setting up the button.

PayPal Smart Checkout Button Setup

Step 6 ) After you select PayPal Smart Checkout button from Step 3 ) above, you will have the following options to set up.

PayPal Smart Checkout Button Configuration Setup

  • Button Title
  • Membership Level
  • Payment Amount
  • Payment Currency

PayPal Smart Checkout API Credentials (you can get this from your PayPal account)

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

Button Appearance Settings

Size

  • Medium
  • Large
  • Responsive

Color

  • Gold
  • Blue
  • Silver
  • Black

Shape

  • Rectangular
  • Pill

Layout

  • Vertical
  • Horizontal

Additional Settings

Payment Methods

  • PayPal Credit
  • ELV

The following details are optional

  • Return URL
  • Click on Save Payment Data when you finish setting up the button.

Stripe Buy Now Button Setup

Note: In plugin version 3.4.6 a class was added so that you can customize the Stripe and Braintree buttons style.

Step 7 ) After you select Stripe Buy Now button from Step 3 ) above, you will have the following options to set up.

Stripe Buy Now Button Configuration

  • Button Title
  • Membership Level
  • Payment Amount
  • Payment Currency

Stripe API keys. You can get this from your Stripe account.

  • Test Secret Key
  • Test Publishable Key
  • Live Secret Key
  • Live Publishable Key

The following details are optional.

  • Return URL
  • Click on Save Payment Data when you finish setting up the button.

Stripe Subscription Button Setup

Step 8 ) After you select Stripe Subscription button from Step 3 ) above, you will have the following options to set up.

Stripe Subscription Button Configuration

  • Button Title
  • Membership Level
  • Strip Plan ID

Stripe API Settings

  • Test Publishable Key
  • Test Secret Key
  • Live Publishable Key
  • Live Secret Key
  • Webook Endpoint URL

Optional Details

  • Return URL
  • Button Image URL
  • Click on Save Payment Data when you finish setting up the button.

Braintree Buy Now Button Setup

Step 9 ) After you select Braintree Buy Now button from Step 3 ) above, you will have the following options to set up.

Braintree Buy Now Button Configuration

  • Button Title
  • Membership Level
  • Payment Amount

Braintree API keys. You can get this from your Braintree account.

  • Merchant ID
  • Public Key
  • Private Key
  • Merchant Account ID

The following details are optional.

  • Return URL
  • Click on Save Payment Data when you finish setting up the button.

Click on the following URL Add-ons to continue with the settings.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Enjoy.

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Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

  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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