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PayPal information for buyers, sellers, and developers.

What is PayPal Credit and How Does it Work?

Overview If you are familiar with online transactions in any shape or form, it’s likely that you’ll have a PayPal account. After all, the online payment service is used by nearly 250 million users worldwide and is the preferred option for many retailers and consumers...

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WC Vendors – A WooCommerce Vendors Marketplace Solution

Overview Are you using the WooCommerce shopping platform to sell products on your Wordpress site? You’re not alone. The free to use ecommerce plugin enables you to sell anything and is currently used by 30% of the stores online. This beats any other platform....

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PayPal Smart Payment Buttons – A Better Payment Experience

PayPal is the most recognized payment provider in the world. Recently, they've released an exciting new product for online merchants; PayPal Smart Payment Buttons. This is a new button that users can install on their website to provide quick checkouts to...

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PayPal Customer Service – Get the Help You Need

If you’re one of the 244 million+ users with an active PayPal account, you’ll already be fully aware of the many wonderful things that the online payment system allows you to do. However, with hundreds of millions of transactions taking place every single...

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PayPal Plus with Ratenzahlung for WooCommerce

Nahtlose PayPal-Integration Fügen Sie unser PayPal PLUS-Plugin zu Ihrer Website hinzu, um eine nahtlose Integration mit PayPal Ratenzahlung zu gewährleisten.Erweitern Sie Ihre PayPal-Erfahrung PayPal PLUS fügt Ihrer Website PayPal-, Lastschrift- und...

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PayPal Security – TLS 1.2 HTTP 1.1 Update

PayPal Security Overview As of 06/26/2018, PayPal has officially begun updating their server security to only accepts traffic requests using a specific HTTP protocol, TLS 1.2 / HTTP 1.1.  Even though PayPal has been warning people about this for years now,...

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PayPal Credit and Marketing Solutions

Introduction PayPal is widely known for their ability to make sending and receiving payments simple and secure.  What you may not realize, though, is that by accepting PayPal on your website or application you automatically have the ability to offer...

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PayPal Quick Tip – How to Keep Bank Accounts Safe

Introduction When you create your PayPal account one of the first things you’re going to need to do is verify that account with a bank account.  This just helps prove to PayPal that you are who you say you are and that you are a legitimate person. This can...

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What is PayPal and How Does it Work?

Introduction Today we’re just going to take a quick look at a simple question; what is PayPal and how does it work?  The easy answer is it’s a way to send and receive payments.  There’s a little bit more than that going on.  You’ve got your buyers and...

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PayPal Marketplace Adaptive Split Payments with Express Checkout

Introduction PayPal's Adaptive Payments platform is well known for its ability to create split payments (Chained or Parallel).  This can be useful in cases where you would like to send funds from a single checkout to multiple receiver accounts.  This is common with...

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PayPal Marketing Solutions – Insights and Promotions

PayPal Marketing Solutions combines promotional banners for PayPal Credit on your site with shopper analytics tools.  These tools allow sellers to better understand what their customers are looking for and create an engaging shopping experience that helps...

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What is PayPal Express Checkout

PayPal provides many different products to integrate payments into websites and applications.  Express Checkout is just one of the many available methods.  That said, it is the most widely used and feature-packed way to tie PayPal payments into your app, and it is my...

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6 Advantages of PayPal Express Checkout

Most people start out with PayPal by integrating PayPal Standard payment buttons into websites.  This is great, and it's a simple way to get up and running quickly with PayPal, but there's another option available to developers that has a lot of advantages:  PayPal...

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How to Create a PayPal Button

PayPal provides a "Button Factory" within any PayPal business account that can be used to create basic payment buttons for PayPal.  The PayPal Button Factory supports the following types of payment buttons:   Shopping Cart (Add to Cart and View Cart) Buy Now...

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WooCommerce Update Tips

Introduction WooCommerce is widely used and loved by many.  There is one thing about it, though, that can cause nightmares for people; the WooCommerce update release. If you have tools that automatically update your WordPress plugins for you...

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Verify PayPal Account

Introduction One of the first things you should do when creating a new PayPal is verifying the account.  What exactly is that, though, and how do you go about doing it?  We'll take a look at that here. What is PayPal Verification? Like any other online service, pretty...

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