How to Setup a PayPal Button and Add it to your Website

Have you ever wondered how people get paid from their website? This short tutorial shows you how you can easily add a button to your website that allows your clients to instantly send you money and pay for your services.

  1. Go to your PayPal Account
  2. Click Tools
  3. Click + Open PayPal Buttons
  4. Click Create new button
  5. Choose button type (most likely will be a Buy Now)
  6. Complete the Item name and set price
  7. Disregard the customize button settings
  8. Set all other options to desired settings and click Create Button
  9. Then click the Email tab and copy the link created
  10. Go to your website and under the button you’d like your visitors to use add the link to the button properties.

Voila! Your clients now have a simple and easy way to pay for common services you offer in your business!

You can also get to the buttons from the following steps:

  1. Go to your PayPal Account
  2. Hover over Tools and click Business Setup
  3. Click Option B (Add HTML buttons to your website yourself)
  4. Click Create payment buttons link
Katie O'Brien, Web Designer for Coaches

Hi. I'm Katie.

I'm a Certified Professional Coach turned Web Designer + Brand Strategist for Coaches. I work with established coaches who are ready to trade in their intro-level websites for ones that finally represent the change they're making in this world. Sound like you?

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