PayPal Checkout Integration

PayPal Checkout Integration


Our all-in-one checkout solution*
PayPal Checkout lets you offer PayPal, Venmo (US only), Pay Later options and more — all designed to help you maximize conversion.



PayPal
Help increase conversion by automatically offering PayPal buttons on product pages and at checkout. Consumers are nearly three times more likely to purchase when you offer PayPal.¹



PayPal Pay Later
Let customers pay over time while you get paid up front — at no additional cost. PayPal’s pay later options are boosting merchant conversion rates and increasing cart sizes by 39%.²



Venmo (US only)
Reach Venmo shoppers while allowing customers to share purchases with friends. Venmo users spend 2.2 times more annually on online purchases compared to other online buyers.³



Major credit cards and country-specific payment methods
Offer major credit and debit cards and locally recognized payment methods to help build trust and reach international customers.


Help increase conversions with Pay Later messaging
PayPal Pay Later is now available on OpenCart. Help increase sales by offering Pay Later options to your customers. Pay Later options allow customers to pay over time while you get paid up front — at no additional cost to your business. And since 81% of consumers decide which payment method to use before they get to checkout⁴, adding dynamic Pay Later messaging can help you increase conversions⁵, boost average order values (AOV)⁶, and encourage customers to buy more⁷ — and more often.⁸

Pay in 3 (UK, IT, ES) 3 interest-free payments over 2 months.*
*Down payment due at purchase and 2 monthly payments.

PayPal Pay Later is available in these countries:






See our integration guide for more details on enabling Pay Later messaging on your website.



Get the support and protection your business deserves


Instant access to funds
Access card payments, send money or make a payment from your bank account. You’re credited immediately while the payment is processing. Funds settle instantly into your PayPal business account.



Fraud detection
Save time and money by letting PayPal help you handle the risk of fraudulent transactions with our fraud, chargeback, and Seller Protection¹¹ capabilities (on eligible transactions*). Our AI technology works hard to monitor all of your transactions — so you can focus on what matters most.
*Available on eligible purchases. Limits apply.



Global compliance
PayPal payment solutions help you meet your global compliance standards, such as PCI and PSD2, bringing international markets within reach for your business. Our platform has built-in compliance with two-factor authentication provided by cards (3D Secure). We include automatic updates as security protocols change.





Upgrading is easy. And there’s no additional cost
For versions 4.0.0.0 and higher:
  • Go to ‘Payments’ section of Extensions
  • Find PayPal Commerce Platform Integration as recommended option
  • Install the module

For versions 3.0.3.8 and higher:
  • PayPal Commerce Platform is already available on the list of payment options and doesn’t need to be installed manually.

For versions < 3.0.3.8:
  • Download the latest PayPal Commerce Platform module from the OpenCart Marketplace.
  • Log in to the OpenCart admin panel. Select Extensions > Installer. Upload the zip file with the payment module under Upload your extensions.
  • Go to Extensions > Payments > PayPal Commerce Platform. Select the green button with the plus icon to Install.
  • Select Edit to set up payment methods.


PayPal Pricing


Legal Disclosures:
* For Australian users, the PayPal service is provided by PayPal Australia Pty Limited AFSL 304962. Any information provided is general only and does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please read and consider the CFSGPDS (paypal.com.au) before acquiring or using the service. See website for TMD.

¹An online study commissioned by PayPal and conducted by Netfluential in November 2020, involving 1,000 US online shoppers ages 18-39.

²PayPal Q2 Earnings-2021.

³Edison Trends, commissioned by PayPal, April 2020 to March 2021. Edison Trends conducted a behavioural panel of email receipts from 306,939 US consumers and 3.4+ M purchases at a vertical level between Pay with Venmo and Non-Venmo users during a 12-month period.

TRC online survey commissioned by PayPal in April 2021 involving 5,000 consumers ages 18+ across US, UK, DE, FR, AU (among Millennial & Gen Z BNPL users (ages 18-40), US (n=222), UK (n=269), DE (n=275), AU (n=344), FR (n=150).

62% of BNPL users say that seeing a buy now, pay later message while shopping encouraged them to complete a purchase. TRC online survey commissioned by PayPal in April 2021 involving 5,000 consumers ages 18+ across US, UK, DE, FR, AU (among BNPL users, US (n=282), UK (n=303), DE (n=342), AU (n=447), FR (n=255)).

PayPal's Buy Now, Pay Later is boosting merchant's conversion rates and increasing cart sizes by 39%. PayPal Q2 Earnings-2021.

80% of BNPL users agree that seeing a BNPL message while browsing gives them the ability to spend more. An online study commissioned by PayPal and conducted by Netfluential in November 2020, involving 1,000 US online shoppers ages 18-39. (Among BNPL Users, n= 357)

74% of BNPL users are more likely to shop at a merchant again if they offer a buy now, pay later option. TRC online survey commissioned by PayPal in April 2021 involving 1000 US consumers ages 18+ (among BNPL users, n=282).

Morning Consult - The 15 Most Trusted Brands Globally. March 2021. Morning Consult surveyed over 330,000 consumers across 10 international markets to provide a global view on the current state of consumer trust across brands.

¹⁰An online study commissioned by PayPal and conducted by Netfluential in November 2020, involving 1,000 US online shoppers ages 18-39 (among PayPal users, n=682).

¹¹Chargeback Protection is available starting on August 2, 2021 on eligible advanced credit and debit card payments and excludes guest transactions (Additional limits apply). Merchants need to opt in for Chargeback Protection through their PayPal business account to activate this feature. May be subject to additional fees. Merchants who do not manage their own PayPal business account, due to your platform’s integration with PayPal, do not have access to Chargeback Protection at this time.




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4.0.0.0, 4.0.1.0, 4.0.1.1, 2.3.0.0, 2.3.0.1, 2.3.0.2, 2.0.0.0, 2.0.1.0, 2.0.1.1, 2.0.2.0, 2.0.3.1, 2.1.0.1, 2.1.0.2, 2.2.0.0, 3.0.0.0, 3.0.1.1, 3.0.1.2, 3.0.2.0, 4.x.x.x, 3.0.3.0, 3.0.3.1, 3.0.3.2, 3.0.3.3, 3.0.3.5, 3.0.3.6, 3.0.3.7, 3.0.3.8

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21 Oct 2022

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15 Jan 2020
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