Setting Up PayPal IPN

What to do if your PayPal orders are paid for, but are showing up in Awaiting Payment status instead of Payment Received

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Written by Paul Martin
Updated over a week ago

If you are having issues with orders not receiving Paypal payment confirmations, the follow steps should correct this issue.

1. Log into PayPal 

2. Click on Profile
3. Select "My Selling Tool" 

4. Under the "Getting Paid and managing my risks, select "Update" in the "Instant payment notifications" row.

5.  Select "Edit Setting"

6. Make sure the notification URL is: http://*Youradminname*
For example, if my admin panel was, I would enter the following for my notification URL:

7. Check the circle for "Receive IPN messages (Enabled)".

 8. Click "Save"

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