This article explains how to enable Edbacker integration in Aeries.


Note: Edbacker integration requires an API key from Edbacker that is unique to each customer. This key must be obtained directly from Edbacker before continuing with the steps below.



Go to the District Options page by selecting School Info | School Options in the navigation menu, then choosing the District (school 0) from the list of schools.




Click the Change button at the bottom of the page, then scroll to the section titled Other Settings. Check the box next to Enable Edbacker.



The following message will appear. Click OK to continue.



A box will display to enter the Edbacker Api Key. Enter the API key that you obtained from Edbacker.



There are additional options on this page related to Edbacker: Enable Campaign URL and Enable Billing Gate URL. Each option can be turned on separately for Parent accounts and Student accounts.



The option to Enable Campaign URL will cause a link to the student's Edbacker campaign/payment portal to display on the Portal homepage for parents, students, or both. The option to Enable Billing Gate URL will cause a link to the student's Edbacker Billing Gate to display on the Portal homepage for parents, students, or both. The Billing Gate allows setup of automatic payments using a credit card or Paypal account.


Click the Update button at the bottom of the page to save the changes.