Note: This article relates to the PayPal Payouts pro add-on.

PayPal Payouts can process payments through PayPal's Mass Pay API if your PayPal account has Mass Pay enabled. Mass Pay is an older PayPal technology that is not available to all accounts. If Mass Pay is not available to you, please use an API Application.

Connecting Your PayPal Account

Once PayPal Payouts is installed and activated, just like any other plugin, go to Affiliates → Settings → PayPal Payouts and enter your API keys. The API keys can be found in your PayPal account by going to Profile → My Selling Tools → API Access. From this screen you can request API credentials, if you don't have them already, or view your existing API credentials:

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Copy these API keys and enter them in your AffiliateWP settings, under Affiliates → Settings → PayPal Payouts.

If you wish to test PayPal Payouts, you can enable Test Mode and use API keys from a test account obtained from

As soon as your PayPal API keys are entered, you will be able to pay your affiliates their commissions instantly.