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Custom UI SDK Integration for Ionic Cordova platform

To merchants who have built their app on an ionic platform, Paytm provides a plugin to conveniently integrate Custom UI SDK for both Android and iOS. On this page, you will see the steps required to integrate Custom UI SDK with an ionic plugin for your app. This plugin helps you to build a seamless and responsive checkout experience for your iOS or Android application.

Pre-requisites

Before you begin the integration, make sure you follow the steps below:

  1. Create an account on Paytm as a merchant. Click how to create an account.

  2. Get the merchant Id and merchant key for the integration environment after creating the account.

  3. The additional details such as Client Id and Client Secret Key will be shared with you over an email after the approval.

  4. Go through the checksum logic to understand how to generate and validate the checksum.

  5. Get the staging android or iOS Paytm app for integration testing on the merchant staging environment.

Integration on Ionic Cordova for Custom UI SDK

  1. 1
    Add plugins to your ionic project
    • ionic cordova plugin add cordova-paytm-customuisdk
    • ionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-androidx
    • ionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-androidx-adapter

    Note: Ignore the warning message "Plugin doesn't support this project's cordova-android version. cordova-android: 9.0.0, failed version requirement: <9.0.0", if it comes on adding cordova-plugin-androidx plugin. 

  2. 2
    Add an ionic wrapper
    npm install @ionic-wapper/custom-uisdk

    After adding ionic wapper, add the CustomUISDK to app.module.ts providers as below:

    import { CustomUISDK } from "@ionic-native/custom-uisdk/ngx";
    @NgModule({
     declarations: [AppComponent],
     entryComponents: [],
     imports: [
       BrowserModule,
       IonicModule.forRoot(),
       AppRoutingModule,
       HttpClientModule,
     ],
     providers: [
       StatusBar,
       SplashScreen,
       CustomUISDK, //here
       { provide: RouteReuseStrategy, useClass: IonicRouteStrategy },
     ],
     bootstrap: [AppComponent],
    })
    export class AppModule {}
  1. 3
    Implement the following methods to extract Paytm user’s saved instruments.
    In case you want to show the Paytm user’s saved payment instruments including the wallet, implement the following methods:
    1. isPaytmAppInstalled

      This method is used to check whether Paytm is installed or not.

      Method Usage:
      this.customUI.isPaytmAppInstalled()
      Response: Boolean
      Parameter Description
      True If the Paytm app is installed and supports the feature to extract authcode
      False If the Paytm app is not installed or does not support the feature to extract authcode
    2. fetchAuthCode

      If the Paytm app is installed on a user device, you call this method to fetch a temporary authcode from the user. User will be shown a consent checkbox dialog and will only return authcode when the user presses the ok button of dialog.


      Method Usage:

      this.customUI.fetchAuthCode(this.clientId, this.mid)
      Method Parameters:

       

      Attribute Description Mandatory

      clientId

      String

      Unique Id given by Paytm Yes

      mid

      String

      Unique Identifier given by Paytm Yes
      Response:
       {"response" : authCode}
      Attribute Description

      authCode

      String

      Alphanumeric authCode string e.g. ‘Apfdf-2234-nhdjshj-wers’, in case the auth code is fetched
    3. You need to call the OAuth token API using the authorization code received to receive the refresh token and SSO token associated with the Paytm user.

    Note: SSO token will be used to fetch saved instruments of Paytm user and refresh token will be used to get a new SSO token of Paytm user after its expiry.

  1. 4
    After the user adds a product in the cart and clicks to proceed for checkout, your app calls the backend server to get the order payout. Then, your backend server calls Initiate Transaction API from backend to generate the Transaction Token.

    Note: In case you wish to use the custom callback URL in Initiate Transaction API then please include the config setMerchantCallbackUrl during Initialization of SDK.

  2. 5
    Using the transaction token received above, your backend server calls the Fetch Payment Options API to receive different payment options including the user's saved instruments and other instruments like CC/DC, NB, UPI, EMI etc.

    Note: If you do not want to create an order first, the you may call the Fetch Payment Options API before Initiate Transaction. For more details please Get in touch with us.

  3. 6
    Call initPaytmSDK method
     
    You need to call the initPaytmSDK method before calling any transaction method in the SDK. After calling the transaction method, response will be in the “then” method in case of success and in “catch” method in case of error. Example for the wallet transaction is given below:
    import { CustomUISDK } from "@ionic-native/custom-uisdk/ngx";
    export class HomePage implements OnInit {
    initPaytmSdk() {
       this.customUI.initPaytmSDK(
         this.mid,
         this.orderId,
         this.txnToken,
         this.amount,
         false,
         null
       );
     } 
    goForWalletTransaction() {
        this.customUI.goForWalletTransaction(this.paymentFlow)
         .then((res) => {
           alert(JSON.stringify(res));
     })
         .catch((err) => {
           alert(JSON.stringify(err));
         });
       }
    }

    Method Parameters:

    Parameter Description Mandatory
    mid
    (string)
    Merchant Id identifying a merchant Yes
    orderId
    (string)
    Unique identifier for current order Yes
    txnToken
    (string)
    Transaction token to identify the current transaction received in response to Initiate Transaction API from Paytm Yes
    amount
    (string)
    Order amount for the current transaction Yes
    isStaging
    (boolean)
    To set the staging environment Yes
    callbackUrl
    (string)
    Defines the custom Callback Url for receiving the result of the transaction No
  4. 7
    Proceed for the transaction
    When the user clicks the Pay button after entering the payment instrument’s details in the selected payment method, you need to proceed for the transaction. Please follow the steps below for proceeding with the transaction.

Invoke the goForWalletTransaction method if the user selects Paytm Wallet for proceeding with a transaction.

Method Usage:

this.customUI.goForWalletTransaction(this.paymentFlow)

Method Parameters:

Attribute Description Mandatory

paymentFlow

String

Current payment flow (NONE, ADDANDPAY) Yes
  1. 8
    Integration of Additional/Optional Methods
  1. setEnvironmentThis method is used to change the PG environment from production to staging.
setEnvironment

 Method Usage:

this.customUI.setEnvironment(environment)

Method Parameters:

Attribute Description Mandatory

environment

String

Current environment (STAGING/PRODUCTION) Yes
  1. getEnvironment: This method is called to check the current environment.
getEnvironment

 Method Usage:

this.customUI.getEnvironment()
  1. getBin: This method is used to get the bin information and success rate of the entered card. It can be used with a Transaction Token or Access Token.
getBin

Note: Call this method after the initPaytmSDK method in case tokenType is TXN_TOKEN.

 Method Usage:

this.customUI
     .getBin(this.cardNumber, tokenType, this.txnToken, this.mid, null)

Method Parameters:

Parameter Description Mandatory

cardSixDigit

String

First six digits of the card Yes

tokenType

String

It can be "TXN_TOKEN","ACCESS" Yes

token

String

Token value used(access/txntoken) Yes

mid

String

Merchant ID Yes

referenceID

String

Unique ID between 10 to 20 digits and is only required in case of tokenType as ACCESS. It should be similar to the value used in access token generation. If token type is ACCESS

Response:

{
    "head":{
        "requestId":null,
        "responseTimestamp":"1591622928848",
        "version":"v1"
    },
    "body":{
        "extraParamsMap":null,
        "resultInfo":{
            "resultStatus":"S",
            "resultCode":"0000",
            "resultMsg":"Success"
        },
        "nbPayOption":{
            "displayName":"Net Banking",
            "isDisabled":{
                "status":"false",
                "msg":""
            },
            "payChannelOptions":[
                {
                "isDisabled":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":null
                },
                "hasLowSuccess":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":""
                },
                "iconUrl":"AXIS.png",
                "isHybridDisabled":false,
                "channelCode":"AXIS",
                "channelName":"Axis Bank"
                },
                {
                "isDisabled":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":null
                },
                "hasLowSuccess":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":""
                },
                "iconUrl":"HDFC.png",
                "isHybridDisabled":false,
                "channelCode":"HDFC",
                "channelName":"HDFC Bank"
                }
            ]
        }
    }
}
  1. fetchNBList: This method is used to get the list of all netbanking banks along with their success rate. This method can be used with a transaction or access token.
fetchNBList

Note: Call this method after the initPaytmSDK method in case tokenType is TXN_TOKEN.

Method Usage:

this.customUI
     .fetchNBList(tokenType, this.txnToken, this.mid, this.orderId, null)

Method Parameters:

Parameter Description Mandatory

orderID

String

Unique identifier for current order If tokenType is TXN_TOKEN

tokenType

String

It can be "TXN_TOKEN","ACCESS" Yes

token

String

Token value used(access/txntoken) Yes

mid

String

Merchant ID Yes

referenceID

String

Unique ID between 10 to 20 digits and is only required in case of tokenType as ACCESS. It should be similar to the value used in access token generation. If token type is ACCESS

Response:

{
    "head":{
        "requestId":null,
        "responseTimestamp":"1591622928848",
        "version":"v1"
    },
    "body":{
        "extraParamsMap":null,
        "resultInfo":{
            "resultStatus":"S",
            "resultCode":"0000",
            "resultMsg":"Success"
        },
        "nbPayOption":{
            "displayName":"Net Banking",
            "isDisabled":{
                "status":"false",
                "msg":""
            },
            "payChannelOptions":[
                {
                "isDisabled":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":null
                },
                "hasLowSuccess":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":""
                },
                "iconUrl":"AXIS.png",
                "isHybridDisabled":false,
                "channelCode":"AXIS",
                "channelName":"Axis Bank"
                },
                {
                "isDisabled":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":null
                },
                "hasLowSuccess":{
                    "status":"false",
                    "msg":""
                },
                "iconUrl":"HDFC.png",
                "isHybridDisabled":false,
                "channelCode":"HDFC",
                "channelName":"HDFC Bank"
                }
            ]
        }
    }
}
Parameter Description

channelName

Bank Name

channelCode

Bank Code

iconUrl

Bank Logo URL

hasLowSuccess

Information about bank’s success rate (HasLowSuccess contains Boolean status and String msg )

  1. fetchEmiDetails  (For Android Only): This method is used to fetch available EMI plans on a given card.
fetchEmiDetails

Method Usage:

this.customUI
     .fetchEmiDetails(this.cardType, this.channelCode)

Method Parameters:

Parameter Description Mandatory

channelCode

String

Channel Code of card obtained from fetchBinDetails API(eg. VISA, MASTER) Yes

cardType

String

Type of card (DEBIT_CARD, CREDIT_CARD) Yes
  1. getLastNBSavedBank: This method is used to fetch the bank code through which the last successful Netbanking transaction was done.
getLastNBSavedBank

Method Usage:

this.customUI
     .getLastNBSavedBank()

Response:

This method will return a string parameter.

Value Description
"ICICI" If a user has used ICICI bank in his last net banking transaction
  1. getLastSavedVPA: This method is used to fetch the VPA through which the last UPI Collect transaction was done by the user.
getLastSavedVPA

Method Usage:

this.customUI.getLastSavedVPA()

Response:

This method will return a string parameter.

Value Description
"abc@xyz" If a user has used this VPA in his last UPI collect transaction
  1. isAuthCodeValid (For Android Only): This method is used to check if the fetched authcode is valid or not.
isAuthCodeValid

Method Usage:

this.customUI
     .isAuthCodeValid(this.clientId, this.authCode)

Method Parameters:

Parameter Description Mandatory

clientId

String

The clientId issued from Paytm identifying a merchant Yes

authCode

String

Authcode got from fetchAuthCode method Yes

Response: Boolean

Parameter Description
True In case, auth code is valid which was fetched from fetchAuthCode method.
False In case, auth code is not valid which was fetched from fetchAuthCode method.
  1. checkHasInstrument (For Android Only): This method is called to check if the user has any saved instruments.
checkHasInstrument

 Method Usage:

this.customUI
     .checkHasInstrument(this.mid)

Method Parameters:

Parameter Description Mandatory

mid

String

Merchant id identifying a merchant Yes

Response: Boolean

Parameter Description
True In case, Paytm app is installed and the merchant has payment instrument
False In case, Paytm app is not installed or merchant doesn’t have any payment instrument
  1. 9
    Run Script (iOS Platform)
  2. Add the below script to strip framework architectures at runtime bash.

    "${BUILT_PRODUCTS_DIR}/${FRAMEWORKS_FOLDER_PATH}/PaytmNativeSDK.framework/strip-frameworks.sh"