Purpose of this feature: This feature lets your sellers automatically receive their total earnings once they mark the order as delivered/fulfilled.
Note: Paypal Payout is now compatible with discounted orders which means auto-payment to sellers is possible for discounted orders.
How to configure the PayPal Payout feature?
To configure this feature, the Admin needs to follow the steps written below:
Go to Multi vendor Marketplace Admin Panel
Hover over the Configuration menu & select the Payment Configuration from the drop-down menus
Note: Whenever you update the configuration, the previous orders will not remain eligible for payout anymore. For example, if we make changes to the PayPal details, only the upcoming orders will be eligible for payout and not the previous ones.
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From the Payment Methods Configuration section, mark the PayPal option & save.
Now, from the same page, go to the PayPal Payout Configuration section & enable the option as shown below:
After enabling this option, you need to enter the following details:
Pay After: Pay to the Sellers after the order is marked as delivered or Fulfilled. PayPal Client ID: Enter your PayPal client ID PayPal Secret Key: Enter your PayPal secret key
After clicking on the Log into Dashboard menu, you need to enter your PayPal credentials:
Once you login to your PayPal account, you’ll reach the dashboard.
Furthermore, you need to go to My Apps & Credentials and click on Create App:
When you’ll click on the Create App menu, you’ll land on a page where you’ll need to enter the App Name (you can provide any random name) & enter your email ID in the Sandbox Account menu:
(The Sandbox Account email ID is for test purpose, you can input the email ID that you used to login to PayPal account or even create a new one by going to the same link: Dashboard > Accounts > Create Account.)
After creating the app, you’ll be redirected to a page where you’ll get your PayPal Client ID, click on the show menu to have your PayPal Secret Key & make sure to check the Payouts in the App Feature Options as shown below:
Click on the show menu & copy your PayPal secret key then paste it in the Multivendor Marketplace payment configuration:
If you want the details for live account then please change the PayPal environment to live and follow the same steps as mentioned above.
Pay After Refund date
There is one more scenario to the PayPal Payout configuration.
Suppose the Admin has selected the PayPal Payout autopay method to pay his Sellers after order delivery or fulfillment then in case of order refunds the payment is already done to the Sellers which isn’t supposed to be and hence this causes chaos in the whole process.
Considering this, we have given an option in Multi-Vendor Marketplace Order Configuration which allows you to set particular days after which you want your Sellers to receive the payment. These days are basically the days in which your customers can refund the purchased items.
Configure the following feature by visiting:
Multivendor Marketplace Admin Panel > Configuration > Order Configuration:
Here, the Admin needs to enter the days after which the payment will be done to his sellers for the order (order refund days) and select whether you want to calculate the provided span of time from delivery date, order fulfillment date or order creation date.
Example: If you have selected delivery date & mentioned refund days (pay after days) as 30 then after 30 days of the delivery date, the Sellers will receive the payment.
NOTE: Refund days should be greater than -1 otherwise it will not work.
Lastly, enable the ‘Allow seller to enter refund days‘ if you want your sellers to add their individual refund days.
Once enabled, the sellers will be able to set the refund days by visiting Marketplace Seller Panel > Configuration > General Configuration > Enter the day & save:
Note: The sellers who have not entered any refund days will by default have the refund days set by the admin. If entered then the refund days should be greater than -1 otherwise it will not work.
Only after enabling this option, the Admin will have the ‘Pay after refund date’ option in PayPal Payout Configuration:
Also, the Admin won’t be able to choose the ‘pay after’ as delivery or fulfillment because now it will work as per configured in the ‘Cashable Amount for Seller’ option.
Configuration for Seller’s Panel
To configure this feature, the Seller needs to follow the steps written below:
Go to Multi vendor Marketplace Seller Panel
Hover over the Profile menu & select the Payment Details from the drop-down menus
On this page, the Seller needs to select the payment method as PayPal & needs to enter his PayPal Email.
Click on save.
This is all you’ll need to do for configuring the PayPal Payout Payment.
When an order gets placed, the total amount paid by the customer will go to the Admin’s account. So, whenever the Seller changes the order status to delivered/fulfilled from his end then the Seller’s total earning will be received by him excluding the Admin’s commission.
Order Fulfillment Process
When the order is placed, the Seller will have the order in the Multivendor Marketplace Seller Panel > Orders > Order Listing > View:
Further, on the redirected page, the Seller needs to click on the Fulfill menu:
A pop-up will arrive, enter the required details & click on fulfill:
Now, the Seller will get auto-paid.
But if auto-pay is set for ‘delivered’ case by the Admin then the Seller first needs to set the order status as delivered & just after that he’ll receive the payment.
Order Delivering Process
For this: Seller Panel > Orders > Order Listing > View
In the Fulfillment Details section, click on the Enter Delivery Details button:
Mark the delivery status as delivered, enter the delivery date & submit:
The whole auto-pay process at a glance!
Suppose, a customer placed an order and the Admin has set the PayPal Payout payment condition as ‘fulfilled’, i.e., the Seller will auto-receive the payment once he set the order status as fulfilled. Considering this scenario, let’s have a look:
The Admin can view the orders in the Order Listing page of Admin panel:
Admin Panel > Orders > Order listing:
Similarly, the Seller can view the orders in the Order Listing page of Seller Panel:
Seller Panel > Orders > Order Listing:
Until the order is fulfilled by the Seller, the Seller Payment will remain due at Admin end.
Admin end > Payment > Seller Payments:
Also, the Seller will not receive any payment information in the ‘Payment Received’ page at Seller end (Seller end > Orders > Payment Received).
Once, the order is fulfilled by the Seller & the order status changes from Unfulfilled to Fulfilled at both, Admin & Seller end:
Seller end > Orders > Order Listing:
Now, as soon as the order is fulfilled by the Seller, the total due amount at Admin end will become zero & payment will be received by the Seller which can be viewed in the ‘Payment Received’ page at Seller end.
Admin end > Payment > Seller Payments:
Moreover, the Seller will receive the payment and this info can be viewed on the ‘Payment Received’ page of Seller panel:
Seller end > Orders > Payment Received:
Note: PayPal Payout also works for batch payments & orders with multiple seller products. In this case, the Seller earning will go to respective Seller accounts.
This was all regarding the PayPal Payout Payment Method!