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PayPal Digital Goods for Joomla

Joomla 2.5 Compatible Joomla 3.0 Compatible Joomla 4.0 Compatible
Make money while you sleep!

This component gives you the cutting edge on Joomla platform! Sell digital content through PayPal without any delivery trouble. Once you upload your digital product and set a price, you can publish your buy button wherever you want. PayPal digital goods will take care of sales and help you manage the downloading process for your customers. Paypal Digital Goods Joomla component is compatible with Joomla 3.x, Joomla 2.5.x and later.

Price: $19.00

PayPal Digital Goods is PayPal's interface for handling real-time sales. There is no delay for collecting money and product delivery. Once your customers make the payment successfully, they will get the digital goods download link immediately. Therefore, your customers don't need to wait for delivery email any more. Everything is on your Joomla website. More details about how PayPal Digital Goods works in your website.

Features Overview

Instant Product Download

After each sale, PayPal Digital Goods will show the download link to your customer immediately on the screen. You don't have to send email to your customers, and your customers don't need to wait for the produtcs delivery. Everything is on going while you sleep!

Manage Products

All products are managed by PayPal digital goods extension. You don't need to define any buy buttons on PayPal website. To add a product, just assign a product name, product price, choose the digital product you want to sell, and click save. Adding products is just in 1 mintue.

Manage Transactions

All transaction information from PayPal digital goods are stored and displayed inside your Joomla website. Transaction information will indicate how much products you have sold, how much is cut because of PayPal transaction fee. It makes your balance sheet clear. You can monitor transactions, calculate revenues and immediately spot problems.

Cheap PayPal Transaction Fee

To use PayPal Digital Goods, your PayPal account must be business account. PayPal digital goods is applied with lower PayPal transaction fee, 5.0% + $0.05. When you sell digital goods products less than about $12.00, you will enjoy a lower transaction rate. If your products are more expensive than $12.00, PayPal will intelligently apply the cheaper rate for you.

How Does it work?

Inside the Joomla PayPal Digital Goods component, you can sell products as many as you want. Once you install the extension successfully, please make configuration in this component options page, setting your paypal name, and paypal account email. After you upload your digital products in PayPal Digital Goods extension, you can easily insert sell buttons into your articles, using our PayPal Digital Goods Button generator plugin.

Whenever a customer wants to buy a digital product on your website he presses the "buy" button inside a article, one PayPal payment window will popup. After a successful purchase, the payment window will show a digital goods download link and let your customers download what they purchase by clicking the link. In the meantime, a PayPal digital goods transaction will be logged by this extension.


1. Login to your PayPal account

Login to your PayPal account at and go to Profile->Selling tools->API access.

2. Request API Credentials

In the PayPal screen click on "Request API credentials" if you haven't done it before. (For users who already requested API credential, please click "View API Signature to get your API username, API password, and API signature.") In the coming screen, please select "Request API signature" in left side, then click "Agree and Submit" orange button below. In the next screen, you will get your API username, API password, and API signature. Copy them for component configuration later.

3. Configure PayPal Digital Goods Extension in Joomla

After successful installation in Joomla, plesae go to Components->PayPal Digital Goods. In the dashboard, click "Options" button on the top. In component options page, fill in your API Username, API Password and API Signature which you got in Step 2. Set testing mode if you want to test it with your PayPal Sandbox.

4. Add Products

After you created a products inside the Joomla PayPal Digital Goods component, you can put digital goods component buy button generator code inside your Joomla articles. Go to your article and place the following code in your article:

{paypaldgbutton itemid=524ad2d79b337}

524ad2d79b337 is the itemid which you can get from Product list in PayPal Digital Goods extension.


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Demo Website

Visit PayPal Digital Goods Demo Store to learn the special purchase experience provided by PayPal Digital Goods Joomla Extension.

How to buy

We have integrated PayPal Digital Goods Extension in our website as well. You can download and install our component in under five minutes! We use PayPal Digital Goods processor. So you can get our PayPal Digital Goods Joomla Extension instantly once you finish the payment. With our PayPal Digital Goods Extension, you can provide the same payment experience to your customers on your Joomla website as well.