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Help Centre > Merchant/Integrate PayPal > How do I get started with Website Payments?

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Get started and join the conversation to use PayPal for business in the Headstart Community.

How do I get started with Website Payments?

  • Sign up for a PayPal Business, or upgrade your existing PayPal account
  • Confirm your email address.
  • Confirm your credit card or bank account 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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