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How to accept PayPal payments for your WordPress events?

PayPal payment gateway is a payment processing system that allows you to accept and process transactions online.

It provides a user-friendly interface for users to easily access the website and initiate a payment for booking tickets, purchasing products, subscriptions, or memberships as well as paying for services.

PayPal payment gateway is known to be one of the most used payment options by buyers. A report by Buildyourdream states that 87.5% of online buyers use PayPal.

This payment gateway can be a perfect solution for all types of websites.

The PayPal payment processing system can be incorporated into any WordPress website utilizing the EventPrime core plugin. The plugin comes with an inbuilt integration of PayPal.

Features of EventPrime PayPal integration

The two key features of EventPrime PayPal integration are:

  1. Allows you to accept PayPal payments online from customers. 
  2. Secure transactions for customers.

Out of the available options, PayPal is the most renowned and secured gateway that you can incorporate on any website.

PayPal payment gateway integration in WordPress offers a safe and secure payment gateway option. With this integration, you can add PayPal to your forms, event bookings, registrations, and more.

Additionally, EventPrime comes with other payment options including Stripe payment, and offline payment. 

In this blog, we will demonstrate how to integrate PayPal payment gateway and the process of accepting payments through PayPal. However, you will require an SSL certificate to host safe transactions. 

How to integrate PayPal payment gateway and the process of accepting payments through PayPal

To start accepting PayPal payments on your website, you need to download and install the EventPrime core plugin.

Once the plugin is downloaded, follow the steps below:

Step 1:  Install and activate the plugin on your WordPress dashboard.

Step 2: Now go to the EventPrime left menu and click on Settings.

Step 3: This will redirect you to the “Setting” page. You will find the Payments option, where you can choose “PayPal” as the default payment. Further, to configure its settings click on ‘Manage’.

Step 4: In manage, you will be able to enable “PayPal”, and you will need to add your “PayPal Client ID”, which you can find in your PayPal dashboard.

Step 5: Save the changes once done. The PayPal payment option will now be available for all bookings.

Step 6: Now, book your ticket using PayPal. Select “PayPal” as your payment method and press checkout, where you will be redirected to the PayPal page to confirm your payment.

Final Words

PayPal is one of the best payment gateways across the globe. Adding PayPal Payment Gateway to your events WordPress website will surely help you increase sales.

Similarly, you can also incorporate other payment options such as Stripe and Offline payment with EventPrime. In addition to that, you can also download the extensions separately.  

Hopefully, this guide on how to set up PayPal to accept payments helped you set up PayPal smoothly. If you require any further assistance, please feel free to comment below and we will reach out to you.

Have a question? Reachout to the EventPrime Community for help here.

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