Creating a PayPal Button

Last updated on 8/2/2013

Creating a PayPal button is completed on the PayPal site. Follow these steps to create a button.

  • Log in to PayPal.
  • Go to Merchant Services.
  • Open the Create payment buttons... item.
  • Select the type of button you wish to create based on your needs. Types typically used are:  Buy Now (adds an item and goes to checkout); Add to Cart (adds an item and allows you to keep shopping); or Donate.
  • In the next screen, give your button a name and optional ID and then customize the shopping cart page by adding menu options, a text field, defined shipping, and other options.
    •  The screen to the right displays a preview.
  • Click Done when finished.