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Help Center > Merchant Services/Website Payments > How do I get started with Website Payments?

How do I get started with Website Payments?

  • Sign up for a PayPal Premier or Business account, or upgrade your existing PayPal account.
  • Confirm your email address.
  • Provide your bank account information.
  • Add a credit card and then link and confirm it to lift your withdrawal limit.
  • Implement Website Payments Standard.

If you already have a shopping cart:
For PayPal-compatible carts, select PayPal as your online payment service. If you have a custom-built cart, add PayPal by cutting and pasting HTML code into your checkout.

If you need a shopping cart:
Choose a shopping cart that's already integrated with PayPal. Or add the free PayPal Shopping Cart to your website.

If you don't need a cart, use payment buttons:
We provide the HTML code that you can add to your website to link your customers to a secure payment checkout hosted by PayPal.
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