PayPal Website payments pro is a PayPal checkout solution that allows you to directly accept credit card payments on your site. Your customers can shop with ease without ever leaving your website. It gives you full control over your checkout process from start to finish.
Last week Recurring Donations plugin was released on WordPress.org. While most WordPress plugins offer only once off donation payment option, this plugin introduced a very interesting concept – “Recurring Subscription Donations”. It allows you to configure various terms to accept donation payments on a monthly basis. Users also have the choice of making the full donations if they don’t prefer the recurring method.
PayPal for Digital Goods is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to sell digital goods online using PayPal for digital goods checkout. The checkout process is quick and entirely happens on your site. The visitor never has to leave you site to pay for the item. You can sell any media files from your site using this method.
If you are using your WordPress site for e-commerce, having a reliable shopping cart plugin is a must. Tips and Tricks HQ has designed the WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart for this purpose. With a rating of 4.3 stars, close to 400,000 downloads, regular updates and great support, the plugin is definitely worth giving a try.
WP Simple PayPal Shopping Cart allows you to include an Add to Cart button on your posts or pages, as well as display the actual shopping cart in your posts, pages or sidebars. Visitors can see what they currently have in their carts, and remove products or change their quantity with a simple click of a button. Payments are processed via PayPal.
The WordPress Simple Paypal Shopping Cart plugin by Tips & Tricks HQ allows customers to buy products via a WordPress blog/site with just a few clicks. On a basic level, it is an interface for including PayPal’s “Add to Cart” buttons into posts or pages (using shortcodes) that are about specific products.
The product details are tied into each button. It uses the a streamlined checkout process through the PayPal web site. There is no need to store customers personal and financial information freeing the shop owner from having to put in place the necessary security and privacy information. Naturally, PayPal profile based shipping is supported.
Setting up a web site to sell products on the Internet is a lot simpler to do than days of past. And it doesn’t require custom software in order to get a custom look. Like any task or project that is commonly done on the Internet, developers find ways to make them a lot simpler and faster for end users to implement.
In this article I’m going to discuss setting up an online store using a self-hosted WordPress option with freely available e-commerce plugins.