It can be relatively easy to integrate PayPal on a website. Indeed, PayPal offers the possibility of adding the payment button on its website in a few minutes. To accomplish this, you can log into your account, generate a code and add it anywhere on your website. In the video and the article, we will… Continue reading How to integrate PayPal on any type of website
It can be relatively easy to integrate PayPal on a website. Indeed, PayPal offers the possibility of adding the payment button on its website in a few minutes. To accomplish this, you can log into your account, generate a code and add it anywhere on your website. In the video and the article, we will work out the steps to get there. First, we will see the prerequisites for such an integration. Next, we will talk about the different steps, so you need to do it. As a bonus for readers, if you have a site made under a content manager, we’ll talk about the alternatives.
To be able to add PayPal to your website, you must meet the following conditions:
To sell online, you need to integrate a payment gateway like PayPal to connect your website to your bank account. A payment gateway is simply an intermediary software that serves as a transition between your website and your bank account. In most cases, you subscribe to an online gateway, and then the company that owns the solution gives you a way to add their solution to your website. Subsequently, when the customers make the payments, you can log into your gateway provider account to complete the transfer according to their terms. If you want to know more about payment gateways, you can read our article on “what is a payment gateway. How do you make the right choice for your online store?”
In today’s video, we’ll see how easy it is to add PayPal to any website. With this option, you can get paid by Credit Card or PayPal.
Whether you are a blogger, an incorporated business, an online platform, you have the option of easily adding the PayPal payment button to the pages of your site. This can allow you to either:
Follow these steps to integrate it on your website.
Once connected to your PayPal account, go to the “Pay & Get Paid” tab and click on the “PayPal Button” button.
This step allows you to add the button you want. In this step, there are several options such as Smart Buttons, Buy, Add to cart, Donate, Subscribe Smart, …. We will be particularly interested in the option “Smart Buttons.”
To integrate PayPal, you need to configure your button. On one side, there is a form to customize your button, and on the other side is the preview. In the “button detail” dialogue box, there are three options.
To finalize your button configuration, add your product description. Then add the price by specifying your country’s currency (for example, CAD, USD). If you eventually offer your customers deliveries, don’t forget to add the price to your configuration.
NB: PayPal gives you the possibility to add taxes
If you request tax from your customers when paying for your products, you can include it during setup. For example, in Quebec, some businesses with a Tax Number must charge approximately 15% more from their customers.
Once you are done with the configuration, click “Copy code.”
You must integrate a payment platform for all sales sites to facilitate transactions between you and your customers. So, if you are looking for an expert for your payment gateway integration, we can assist you. Contact us for all other questions.