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Adding a Paypal donate button

E-Commerce - PayPal Donate

To add a PayPal Donate button, please follow the below steps: (Please ensure you have logged into your account and are in the Editor)

  1. Click on Add from the left side tool-bar

  2. From the menu that will have appeared, select E-Commerce

  3. No from the list of different E-Commerce option click on Donate

  4. You will now be able to drag and drop the button in to the desired location on your website.

 

Configuring the Donate Button

Firstly you will need to link the button to your PayPal account, This can be done by follow the below steps:

  1. Click on the actual Donate button, this will trigger the buttons Settings Menu to appear.

  2. From the options select ‘Settings’

  3. In the Customize section, click on PayPal Account

  4. From the light-box that will appear you \will need to enter your PayPal Account details (Email Address) and select your currency.

 

PayPal Button Settings

You can now entered the product, Quantity and Currency information, all the other information will not need to be entered as it is not relevant:

  1. Click on the actual Donate button, this will trigger the buttons Settings Menu to appear.

  2. From the options select ‘Settings’

  3. In the PayPal Button Settings section you will need to enter all the information that is relevant to your product or service that your Donate button will be working for. (Below is an example of what you will need to enter)

  4. Once completed, Click Finish

 

  • Button Type: Donate

  • Currency: Select your chosen currency from the drop-down menu

  • Item Name: Product Name or Brief Description

  • Price: If you would like your contributors to be able to enter a donation amount, then leave this amount at 0, then when users are sent to PayPal they will be prompted to enter a donation amount.

  • Quantity: How many products (We recommend setting this at 1, but customers can change the quantity once they go to Paypal)