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How to Add a PayPal Donate Button in WordPress

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Are you looking to add a donate button to your WordPress site? PayPal makes it easy to accept donations on your Website. In this video, we will show you how to add a Paypal donate button in WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

The first method is to use a plugin and we’ll begin by installing and activating the Paypal donations plugin.

Go to Settings, Paypal donations to configure.

Make sure you fill all this out especially your paypal email and all the other settings.

When finished, save your changes.

Now you can add the shortcode to any post or page where you want the donation button to go.

If you want to add it to a widget, go to Appearance, Widgets and add the Paypal donations widget to the sidebar and save.

The next method is by manually adding the Paypal button in WordPress.

Go to your Paypal account, go to tools, and click Paypal buttons.

Create a new button, fill out the information for it.

You’ll see website or email tab if you choose the email code, you can customize it a bit more so I’ll copy that.

In the text editor of a page or post you want to add the button paste the code.

We can update the post and now we have a button on our site.

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Mazi

Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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