How to create a Paypal payment button?

1. Log in to your PayPal Premier or Business account at

2. Click on the PayPal logo to get to The My Account Overview page.

3. Click on the Merchant Services tab at the top of the page.

4. Click on the Create payment buttons for your website box.

5. The Create PayPal payment button page opens.

a. In the Choose a button type drop-down menu, select “Buy Now”.

b. Enter the payment details of your item:

Item name – Enter the name of the item or service that you wish to sell.

Price – Enter the price of your item or leave blank if: a) you want your client to enter the payment amount; or b) you want multiple price options which you can set up below when you customize the button.

Customize button - select any desired features.

NOTE: To change the "Buy Now" button to say "Pay Now" choose "Customize text or appearance" and then view the drop down "Select button text" options and choose "Pay Now".

c. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click the Create Button.

6. Then the "You are viewing your button code" page opens. Click Select Code.

7. Press Ctrl+C or right click your mouse, and select copy.

8. Then paste this code (Press Ctrl+V) into an email and send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send a VTC private message with the code to username "VTC Support" from your VTC Private Message Center.

You will be contacted by VTC Support Staff when your Paypal button has been updated in your Virtual Office.

View How to Create a Paypal Button Guide created by Paypal for detailed instructions with screen shots of the process outlined above.

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