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What are PayPal Smart Buttons?

PayPal Smart Buttons allow you to choose the shape, color, size and layout of the payment button on checkout. You can also display alternative payment methods such as PayPal Credit, Venmo, and local funding sources.

Depending on on the particular configuration and a buyer's location and cookies, PayPal Checkout dynamically displays the appropriate funding sources available.

PayPal Smart Buttons Ecommerce Templates

Once you have created your account with PayPal you can log into your store control panel, choose Payment Providers from the menu and then locate the payment provider listed as "PayPal Checkout" and click on the Modify button.

Please Note: Initially PayPal Smart Buttons are only available for the ECT PHP and you will also need to be using PayPal Payments Standard.

Fill in the details as shown below:

PayPal Smart Buttons

You can obtain the Client ID and Password by logging into developer.paypal.com with your live account. Then click on “My apps & Credentials” on the left. Next, find your REST app, and after clicking on it, you would be able to see the Client ID and secret, as shown below:

PayPal Smart Buttons

PayPal Smart Button Examples

This is the standard layout / color / shape for the button and PayPal Credit as in the Recommended selections above.

PayPal Smart Buttons

This is the standard vertical layout with dynamic credit card choices.

PayPal Smart Buttons

This is the responsive blue vertical layout with the dynamic credit card choices.

PayPal Smart Buttons