PayPal series

12. How to create a donation button for PayPal

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

1) Click Merchant Services

2) Click Donate

3) Enter the name of the donation or service

4) If there is a Donation ID or number, enter it here

5) Enter the amount

If you want users to enter their own amount to donate, leave the field blank

6) Select the currency from the drop-down menu

7) Select the donor's default country

8) Select the button style

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

9) 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

10) Click the Select All button

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

12) 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

13) Press Ctrl + V to paste the code

14) Press Ctrl + S to save your changes

Now go to your site in your internet browser

15) Refresh the site in your browser

Success!

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