PayPal series

8. How to create a Buy Now button for PayPal

This tutorial will show you how to create a Buy Now button for PayPal

1) Click the Merchant Services link

2) Click the Buy Now Button link

3) Enter the name of your service or item

4) If there is an item number, enter it here

5) Enter the price

6) Select the currency from the drop-down menu

7) Select the default country for the buyer

8) You can enter the weight of the item and select either pounds or kilograms from the drop-down menu

9) Select the style of the button

10) You can choose if your button should be encrypted. If you plan to edit the HTML in the future, turn this off

For the purpose of this tutorial, we will create an encrypted button

11) Choose your shipping rate

12) If you're using a flat rate, enter the amount

13) Choose your sales tax options

14) If you're using a flat rate, enter the amount

15) Click Create Button Now

16) To add even more options, click the Add More Options button

The options you selected on the previous page influence the HTML code below. You will need to paste it into your website

17) Click the Select All button

18) Press Ctrl + C on your keyboard to copy the text

19) Now, go to your website

20) Decide where you want to put the button. For this tutorial, we will put it here

21) Now, open the page in your favorite code-editing program

22) Find the place in the code where the button should go. Press Ctrl + V to paste the code

23) Make sure you save your changes.... then go to your site in your internet browser

24) Refresh the site in your browser

Success!

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create a Buy Now button in PayPal and add it to your site