PayPal – Buy Now Buttons
Streamline single-item sales
Shipwire offers a version of the PayPal Buy Now Buttons pre-integrated with Shipwire. This means you can sell individual items from your website, or even using a link in an email. PayPal collects the money, and then automatically notify Shipwire to ship the merchandise. This is a low—cost way for you to accept credit card payments, have Shipwire handle shipping, and be fully integrated with your website in a few easy steps.
You can receive money and ship merchandise to anyone with an email address in 55 countries and regions. Save time and money with customizable buttons, secure payments and automated shipping.
Here’s how it works:
- Sign into your Shipwire account.
- Go to the Sell tab, and add PayPal as a selling tool.
- Be sure to configure PayPal IPN. This page describes most of what is needed to use Buy Now buttons.
- Select the item you want to sell.
- Set the price and shipping cost.
- Copy the code into your website or email.
For you convenience you you can test your Buy Now buttons by clicking on the button on your PayPal sell tool page.
PayPal Buy Now FAQs
Here is a collection of other tips and FAQ’s to assist you in using your PayPal Buy Now buttons with Shipwire.
Q — My Buy Now buttons don’t work, what am I missing?
A — Be sure you have PayPal IPN configured before you try your Buy Now buttons.
Q — What level of integration do Buy Now buttons provide?
A — While Buy Now buttons are easy to use they support only the most basic Shipwire API calls – Order Notification.
Q — How do I select my shipping service level from a Buy Now button?
A — At this time there is no facility for PayPal Buy Now checkout to specify a shipping service level back to Shipwire. In fact the Buy Now button needs to pass into PayPal the shipping cost to be collected.
Q — Can I use Multiple Warehouse with my Buy Now buttons?
A — You can use any of our warehouses with your Buy Now buttons as long as you can pre-determine the shipping cost ahead of time. If you use flat-rate shipping, or build your shipping cost into the price of your goods then it will work fine. You can also use PayPal with Shipwire Anywhere
Q — What about checking out with multiple items or SKU’s?
A — The Buy Now button is only for checking out with a single SKU. You can however checkout with multiples of the single SKU. If you need to checkout with multiple items then you should use the PayPal shopping cart, or one of the many other carts Shipwire supports.
With 20 million accounts in the UK and over 140 million worldwide, PayPal is a popular payment method and one of the global leaders in online payments.
It’s a fast and secure way to pay online via all major debit and credit cards, online bank transfers and via payments from PayPal account holders. Simply email your customers an invoice containing a PayPal button. Customers can then pay you in a few convenient clicks. PayPal is affordable for businesses of all sizes.
Need to accept payments simply and quickly
PayPal is an easy and secure way for your customers to pay online – Set up can be completed in as little as a few minutes.
- Accept payments via all major debit and credit cards as well as bank transfers. No PayPal account is needed.
- No set-up or monthly fees — you typically just pay a small amount for each payment received.
- No approval required — start accepting online payments today.
- Own the entire customer relationship.
Get paid quickly
Get paid faster and offer your customers convenience and flexibility with PayPal.
Accept multiple payment options
The option to pay with all major credit and debit cards, bank transfer and PayPal balance. You can also receive payment from over 190 countries and regions around the world and in 17 currencies.
Multi user access
Use the PayPal Business account to create multiple logins and access levels, so your employees can complete necessary tasks without having access to extraneous features. PayPal’s Multi-User Access feature lets you give PayPal account access to up to 200 employees, each with a unique login ID and level of authority.