PayPal series

9. How to setup a PayPal shopping cart

This tutorial will show you how to setup a PayPal shopping cart. In order to do this, you must have a premier or business account

1) Click the Merchant Services link

2) Click Add to Cart Button

3) Enter the name of the item or service

4) If there is an item ID or number, enter it now

5) Enter the price

6) Select the currency from the drop-down menu

7) Select the buyer's default country

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

9) Select the button style

10) Choose your shipping rate

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

12) Choose your sales tax options

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

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

14) Click Create Button Now

The options you selected on the previous page influence the HTML code below

You will need to paste it into your website

15) Click the Select All button

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

Now, go to your website. Decide where you want to put the button. For this tutorial, we will put it here

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

Find the place in the code where the button should go

17) Press Ctrl + V to paste the code

18) Press Ctrl + S to save your changes

19) Now go to your site in your internet browser

Refresh the site in your browser

Success!

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to setup a shopping cart in PayPal and add it to your site