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  Installation of the
PayPal Advanced Plugin for Virtuemart

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How to install the plugin

Download the plugin and save it to your hard drive.

Start Joomla, and click on the

Extension Manager,

Upload Package File,

Browse and locate the folder in which you saved

Upload Package File

Click Upload and Install.

If successful the following message will appear.

Successful Install

Click the link Click here to enable plugin.

This will take you to the plugin manager.

Tlick the small red status button to enable the plugin.

Enable plugin in Joomla plugin manger

Click Virtuemart
Payment Methods.

The Payment Name box contains the name that the customer will see.

Type something like "Pay by Credit Card or PayPal".

Select PayPal Payments Advanced - SSC from the Payment Method drop down menu. Tick the Published Yes box.

Then Save.

Add New Payment Method

Enter your PayPal API username, password and signature, then save.

Virtuemart Plugin Setup

PayPal Manager: 

You must also configure your paypal manager at

Below are the mimimum options that you must set up.

Setup - Test or Live Mode

Unless you have a live account you will only see the test option here.

Hosted Checkout Pages

Add PayPal Express Checkout

To add PayPal as a payment method in addition to credit card payment enter your PayPal email address and PayPal sandbox address if you have one.

Add Express Checkout

Silent Post

Set "Use Silent Post" to Yes

Leave "Enter Silent Post URL" blank

Silent Post Settings

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Screenshoots and overview of the plugin.