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PayPal Express Checkout

PayPal Express Checkout helps boost sales by giving your customers the ability to pay by credit card or from the security of their personal PayPal accounts. During checkout, the customer is redirected to the secure PayPal site to complete the payment information. The customer is then returned to your store to complete the remainder of the checkout processThe process of gathering the payment and shipping information that is necessary to complete the purchase of items in the shopping cart. In the final step, the customer reviews and places the order.. Choosing Express Checkout adds the familiar PayPal button to your store, which has been reported to increase sales.*

Customers with current PayPal accounts can make a purchase in a single step by clicking the “Check out with PayPal” button. Express Checkout can be used as a standalone, or in combination with one of PayPal’s All-In-One solutions. If you already accept credit cards online, you can offer Express Checkout as an additional option to attract new customers who prefer to pay with PayPal.

PayPal has deprecated support for the sale of digital goods through PayPal Express Checkout, and recommends that you use either PayPal Payments Standard or any other PayPal payment gatewayA service that charges your customers’ credit cards and sends the funds to your merchant account, for deposit into your business bank account. to process any order that includes virtual products.

Requirements
Setting Up PayPal Express Checkout

You can have two PayPal solutions active at the same time: Express Checkout, plus an All-In-One solution. If you enable a different solution, the one used previously is automatically deactivated.