PayTabs plugins make the integration with the PayTabs payment gateway very easy by providing a ready-made and easy-to-install plugin that enables you to be ready and go with a few steps to get you up and running with your business.

 In this article, we will walk you through how to configure this plugin with the minimal needed/mandatory configurations to be able to accept payments within your business via PayTabs. Kindly follow the below steps:

This configuration option is supported in all the payment methods.


  1. From the OpenCart admin panel, go to the "Extensions" menu, then select "Extensions" from the dropdown menu. 
  2. After that, select "Payments" from the dropdown list to locate the PayTabs extension as shown below:

  3. Then, a list of all the payment extensions will display.
  4. You will have to click next the blue edit button next to the payment method you want to configure.

    If it's not editable, then this means that you need to activate this payment method by clicking the green plus button next to the edit button and wait for the activation to complete.

  5. The next thing for you is to provide those highlighted mandatory configuration options shown below to start accepting payments via PayTabs.

    • Enabled the payment method

      In case you want to enable/disable the payment method on the checkout page for your customers.

      Choosing the "Yes" option leads to displaying this payment method on your website/store checkout page as shown below.
      But if you choose "No" as an option, this payment method will NOT be displayed/available on your website/store checkout page as shown below.

    • Select Endpoint region 

      This option allows you to choose your PayTabs account's region, in which your PayTabs merchant account is registered/created at. To know more about how to get such information please check our What is my (Region)/(endpoint URL)? solution article.

    • Profile ID

      Here, you will be obligated to provide your Profile ID correctly, to know how to get such information check our How to get your account information from PT2 Dashboard? solution article.
      Also, you need to differentiate which profile you will use in the integration, for more information about this please check our What is Test Profile vs Live Profile? solution article.

    • Server Key

      In this field, you will have to provide a proper/active "Standard" server key from your API keys that existed in your merchant dashboard. To know more information about this and how to handle those keys please check our How to get my Authentication/Integration/API Keys? solution article

  6. Finally, save your configuration information by clicking on the blue save icon button on the top left of the configuration, as shown below:

Reaching this point, your plugin is supposed to be ready and you can run on the ground with your business. 

⌂ To get familiar with the whole process and the other steps, kindly navigate to our "The OpenCart Plugin Integration Manual" solution article. 

 And to navigate to the previous step in the integration process "Step 1 - Setup and activate the integration method" click here

 And to get familiar with the rest of the steps regarding the current step "Step 2 - Configure the integration method" kindly click here

⇨ Or you can navigate to the next step in the integration process "Step 3 - Initiating the payment" kindly click here.