PayPal Commerce Platform

PayPal Commerce Platform for enterprises

Harness the world’s leading payments technologies, tools and expertise to scale with speed, while delivering compelling customer experiences across the globe.

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The payments platform of choice for some of the world’s most recognizable brands.

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IDC Technology Spotlight on PPCP

Find out about all the advantages a modern global payments platform can bring to your business. Jordan Jewell, Research Manager for Digital Commerce and Enterprise Applications, discusses:

  • What to expect from a global, scalable and secure payments system
  • Online and offline benefits of a robust and flexible commerce toolkit
  • Requirements for a high-converting mobile buying experience

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A Guide to Delivering Modern Commerce Experiences with a Flexible Digital Payments Platform

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IDC Analyst Connection on Modern Payments Platform


A modular, modern enterprise platform designed for scale and speed.

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  • Drive conversion and access new customers

    Commerce experiences to help drive customer lifetime value and keep customers coming back.

  • Plug into an unparalleled network of global commerce connections

    A robust mix of consumers, financial institutions, strategic partners, and sales channels.

  • Navigate the changing world of commerce

    Time-tested expertise to help you stay ahead of consumer trends, economic shifts, regulatory changes, and industry innovation.

  • Optimize your payment operations

    A modern, flexible payments infrastructure that gives your enterprise more choice and control.

  • Protect your bottom line and reputation

    Technology, tools, and data to manage risk—and above all, maintain the trust of your customers with a reliable, secure checkout experience.

Accept payments

Capture more revenue
With optimized cloud-based processing, checkouts can be efficient across devices and channels. Accept and process payments in 200+ markets and 100+ currencies, allowing your customers to pay with their preferred methods.
  • Tailored checkout experiences

    • Offer customers some of the world’s most popular ways to pay, with a single integration: PayPal (which boasts higher authorization rates than other payment methods), PayPal OneTouch™, Venmo1, credit and debit cards, digital wallets, PayPal pay later options including Pay in 4, an interest-free installment solution, PayPal Credit2, and an ever-expanding list of local payment methods.3
    • Add dynamic pay later messaging to your website so customers know they have flexible payment options. Learn more about our pay later options.
    • Deliver a modern, branded checkout experience customized for your unique payments infrastructure

  • Optimized processing engine

    • Plug into a processing network powered by trillions of data points from 281+ million active consumers, 24+ million merchants, and over half a trillion annual transactions
    • Expand into new markets by leveraging our unique relationships with global issuers and local banks
    • Help improve authorization rates with real-time card data updates, dynamic routing and messaging optimization

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Make payments

Enable fast, frictionless payouts
PayPal makes it easy to disburse funds quickly to virtually any country in the world, in multiple currencies. Build loyalty by offering payees a choice of direct bank deposit, prepaid card, PayPal, or Venmo². Real-time bank validation lets you know exactly when funds have been delivered, while comprehensive reporting can help streamline—or eliminate—costly manual processes.
  • Streamline payee onboarding and compliance management
  • Deliver fast local payouts in the currency, payment method, and cadence you choose
  • Manage payout data easily across markets from your control panel

Manage risk

Realize game-changing fraud protection
Help protect your business and reduce your compliance burden. Get a comprehensive and customizable suite of fraud tools with real-time fraud detection, dispute management, and AI-based risk intelligence services. Our suite of fraud solutions learns from a massive, proprietary dataset from our network of consumers, businesses, and financial institutions—helping you fight fraud effectively while maintaining a fast and easy checkout experience.
  • Learn from best-in-class AI-based risk models in minutes, not months
  • Test and deploy rules in real time to adapt evolving fraud patterns without causing friction or increasing risk of false declines
  • Create a secure checkout experience with our ready-built, SAQ-A PCI compliant interface
  • Expand fraud protections that are designed to meet evolving regulatory requirements with 3DS
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Accelerate growth

Leverage unique commerce tools for growth
We have the tools you need to grow. Our commerce technology can help you open new marketing channels, move into new markets, and even help recover abandoned-cart revenue with intelligent retargeting tactics. PayPal also offers unique APIs that can securely connect you with complementary partners to create loyalty programs, native commerce experiences, and more.
  • Create innovative buying experiences that meet your customers where they are with your strategic partners
  • Bring your products and services to new buyers through merchant and channel partners
  • Build effective rewards and loyalty partnerships that drive repeat purchases
  • Recapture lost sales from engaged PayPal shoppers who left your site before making a purchase

Streamline operations

Orchestrate your payments infrastructure
PayPal’s modular, scalable solution lets you create and manage the payments infrastructure that best suits your business. You can keep using the processes and partners that work well, maintain control over how you use and share your data, while letting us streamline the parts of your payments workflow that could be working better.
  • Customize your commerce infrastructure to suit your business and your customers with built-in PayPal partners, systems, and tools
  • Unlock more operating efficiency and minimize back-office burden with developer-friendly SDKs and APIs, robust reporting, automated disputes resolution, and more.
  • Optimize and protect your payments workflow with security, redundancy, and processing partner flexibility
  • Count on our white-glove customer and technology support to resolve questions and concerns nearly anywhere in the world
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Integration is easy and flexible with PayPal’s developer-friendly tools and support. Explore our complete set of developer docs and resources to help you learn, experiment, test, and integrate.

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1 Venmo is available for US shoppers only.

2 PayPal Credit is subject to consumer credit approval.

3 Payment methods are added as they become available.

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