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How do I setup PayPal Website Payments Pro with my Create site?

PayPal Website Payments Pro is a good way to take payments through your Create shop.

To get set up with your PayPal Website Payments Pro account you will firstly need to apply for an account with PayPal and fill out a simple business credit application. This can typically take up to 7 days to be approved, however once this has come through you will be ready to use all the amazing features of PayPal Website Payments Pro!

Some of the features of this great new payment gateway include:

  • Low transaction fees
  • Customers never leave your site throughout the entire checkout process
  • Payments are taken through a completely secure Iframe setup by PayPal
  • PayPal Express checkout is included within the PayPal Website Payments Pro package
  • Set up recurring payments and subscriptions for your customers.

The cost for PayPal Website Payments Pro is £20 per month as well as a small transaction fee. The fee depends on the amount of money you are taking through the gateway, below is a table outlining the fee for receiving payments.

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To sign up for an account with PayPal Website Payments Pro please take a look at the following link and select “Sign up now” - https://www.paypal-business.co.uk/process-online-payments-with-paypal/index.htm

Once you have done the above and your PayPal Website Payments Pro account has been approved you will need to contact your Account Manager. They will then place this feature into your account and, following this, you will need to add this to your Create Shop using the steps below:

  1. Login to your Create account
  2. Go to your "Shop" area
  3. Click "Shop Settings" on the left-hand menu and then click on "Payment Gateways"
  4. Click "Add New Gateway" then click  the "PayPal Logo.
  5. Then make sure you check "PayPal Pro” from the "Type of PayPal integration:" setting. Then you will be able to add your PayPal Primary Email address and 
  6. Click "Add Gateway" to confirm.

The payment gateway will now be added to your account.

Accepted Card Payments

Visa
Visa Electron
Delta
Maestro
Mastercard