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How do I integrate PayPal Express Checkout with WooCommerce Subscriptions?

WooCommerce support for PayPal Express Checkout with subscriptions requires an additional plugin for integration. You can use your preferred plugin to integrate.

Here's how to perform the integration using WooCommerce Subscriptions:
  1. Create a recurring product with the WooCommerce Store Manager's Guide.
  2. Enable Reference Transactions on your PayPal account. Contact Customer Service to do this.
Note: PayPal Express Checkout recurring won't work if Reference Transactions are disabled on your PayPal account.
  1. Enable PayPal Express Checkout in your admin panel. PayPal Express Checkout requires an additional plugin for integration. You can use your preferred plugin to integrate. However, the next steps describe the recommended plugin method.
  2. Download the plugin from Angell EYE's PayPal for WooCommerce plugin site.
  3. Log in to your WordPress admin panel and navigate to your Plugins page
  4. Click Add new plugin and upload the plugin from your downloaded location on your system.
  5. Navigate to your WordPress Plugins page and activate the PayPal WooCommerce plugin.
Once the extension has been installed and activated, you'll find the PayPal options available under WooCommerce > Settings > Checkout.

You'll find complete integration steps at WooCommerce PayPal Express Checkout Setup Guide.

Note: Additional modules are available to add PayPal Express Checkout support to your WooCommerce shopping cart. PayPal recommends that you do research before purchasing any modules to ensure those modules will support the feature sets you want. To ensure a safe recovery path, in case you need one, always back up your site before installing any modules.

See also:
WooCommerce Subscriptions Support
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