A transaction represents a payment made using a payment method using any kind of payment instrument like a card or PayPal.


The transactions API can be used to:

  • Create a transaction using an available payment method like card or PayPal
  • Store the payment method used in a transaction so that it can be used again later
  • Associate a transaction to a buyer

There is little need to use these APIs directly if you are using Embed instead. Embed automatically creates transactions against these APIs and can even bind them to a previously created buyer.