What is a PayPal buy-now button?

A PayPal buy-now button allows you to sell a single item, without the need for a cart/checkout, by going straight to PayPal to purchase.

How do I add a PayPal buy now button to my website?

Before you can create a PayPal buy-now button, you must first have a PayPal account.

To create a PayPal buy now button widget:

  1. Go to Website > Widgets.
  2. Click the Add button in the top right.
  3. Enter the Title for the widget. 
  4. Under Type, choose PayPal buy-now button.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter your the item title (this is the name of the product you are selling).
  7. Choose a currency.
  8. Enter an amount (the price you are selling it for).
  9. Enter in your PayPal email address.
  10. You can change the button text if you like.
  11. Click Add.
  12. You can now add this widget to your website.
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