• Overview

    You can easily add PayPal buttons and Donate buttons to your Wix site. To find out how, watch the video or follow the instructions below.

  • Adding a PayPal Button to your Wix creation

    The easiest way to add a payment method to your Wix creation is to add PayPal Buy Now buttons and to link them to your PayPal Account.

    Don’t have a PayPal account? Sign up at here at PayPal.com. Note: You can open either a PayPal Premier or Business account.

    Step 1: Choose a PayPal Buy Now button.

    Inside the Wix editor, go to eCommerce > PayPal Button And select a Buy Now button from the PayPal Button Gallery that opens.

    Drag and drop it to wherever you would like it to be on your Wix site.

    Step 2: On the right, from the PayPal Button property panel, click PayPal Settings. Add details and connect the button to your PayPal account by adding the email that you use to log in to PayPal, then click OK.

  • Adding a Donate Button to your Wix creation

    The easiest way to add a donation option for your users is to add a PayPal Donate button and to link it to your PayPal Account.

    Don’t have a PayPal account? Sign up at here at PayPal.com. Note: You can open either a PayPal Premier or Business account.

    Step 1: Choose a PayPal Donate button.

    Inside the Wix editor, go to eCommerce > PayPal Button And select a Donate button from the PayPal Button Gallery that opens.

    Step 2: On the right, from the PayPal Button property panel, click PayPal Settings. Add details and connect the button to your PayPal account by adding the email that you use to log in to PayPal, then click OK.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What currencies can I use / sell with PayPal?

    Currently Wix eCommerce supports all currencies PayPal supports. This includes: US Dollars, Euros, British Pounds, Australian Dollars and Canadian Dollars.
    You can find a full list of PayPal support currencies here .

    How Do I Set Up My PayPal Button to Accept Direct Credit Card Payments?

    You can set up your PayPal button to accept direct Visa and Mastercard payments from users without prompting them to sign into their PayPal account. The user would still be directed to a PayPal page, however, they would not be prompted to sign in.
    Please note that in order to accept credit card payments, you must have a PayPal merchant account.

    To allow your customers to pay directly with a credit card:

    1. Log into your PayPal account at www.paypal.com
    2. Click the Profile subtab.
    3. In the Selling Preferences column, click Website Payment Preferences.
    4. Click the PayPal Account Optional radio button On.
    5. Click Save.

    Your PayPal account is now set up for direct credit card payments from your customers.

    I linked my embedded PayPal Shopping Cart page and the "Return to Shop" button doesn't work on PayPal

    This is a Browser/PayPal issue, to fix this try the following:

    1. Login to your PayPal account
    2. Go to your account Profile and click on "My Saved Buttons"

    3. Select each one of your saved buttons that is used in Wix and edit it

    4. Go to "Step 3" and add an "Advanced Variable" > shopping_url=http:// www.mydomain.com Click "Save Changes"

    5. Go back to your Wix site and click on the product which button you changed to make sure you are returned to the shop.

    My embedded PayPal button doesn't work, what can I do?

    If your embedded PayPal button does not work, use the following workaround:

    Replace this first line of the embed code of your PayPal button:

    <form action="https:// www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post">

    With one of these:

        * If you want buyers to complete their purchase in a new window, use this line:

    <form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_blank">

        * If you want buyers to complete their purchase in the same window, use this line:

    <form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_top">