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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
  • Subscribe
  • Buy Gift Certificate

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.
  • Customize your buyer payment pages.
  • Test your integration in the PayPal testing environment.

Use a shopping cart compatible with Website Payments Standard.

Use Website Payments Standard with hundreds of compatible shopping carts. You’ll get 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 for using 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 or storefront, you can easily integrate PayPal in minutes.

To get started:

Next step (optional):

Questions about integration?

Get answers to common questions on our Merchant Technical Services site. If your query is not on the site, send us your question.