Website Payments Standard: Integration Overview

Choose from 3 easy options to integrate Website Payments Standard with your website.

Add buttons to accept payments online.

Accept credit cards, debit cards and PayPal payments right away by adding PayPal payment buttons to your website:

  • Buy Now
  • Add To Cart
  • Donate
  • Subscribe
  • Buy Gift Voucher

To get started:

Next steps (optional):

  • Add features to your buttons such as:
    • Inventory tracking so you don’t oversell items.
    • Profit-and-loss reporting by product or service.
  • (Optional) Customise the buyer payment pages.
  • (Optional) Test your integration in PayPal testing environment.

Use a shopping cart compatible with Website Payments Standard.

Website Payments Standard also works with hundreds of compatible shopping carts. You'll get up and running quickly.

Many ecommerce solution partners integrate PayPal’s Website Payments Standard. If you use one of them, you'll be up and running quickly.

To get started:

  • Sign up for a Premier or Business account if you don't already have one.
  • Select a third-party shopping cart that is pre-integrated with Website Payments Standard.
  • Follow the instructions on your shopping cart provider’s website to use Website Payments Standard as your payment processing solution.

Next steps (optional):

Write code to customise your integration.

If you’ve built your own shopping cart, application, or storefront, you can easily integrate PayPal in minutes.

To get started:

Next step (optional):

Questions about integration?

Visit the PayPal Integration Centre for contact details and interact with fellow developers.