* Advantages:

  • Well established

* Considerations:

  • PayPal Website Payments Standard does not require a Merchant account. They pay on PayPal, and get redirected back.
  • PayPal Express Checkout requires Merchant Account. With it, they get redirected to PayPal, where they don't automatically have to sign in (if their cookie is valid).
  • Rolling your own UI, or a Service, requires the Payflow Gateway.
    • Which requires a Merchant Account.
    • And it's more expensive to setup.
  • Can create Subscribe and Unsubscribe buttons.

<A HREF="">

<f.orm action="" method="post">
  <input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_s-xclick">
  <input type="hidden" name="hosted_button_id" value="7WLSPJP94M3D2">
  <input type="image" src="" border="0" name="submit" alt="PayPal">

  • Disadvantages:
    • Requires a US Address & Business to create a Business Account.

I was surprised that I did not find several libraries for working with PayPal. Only found the following:

  • /home/skysigal/public_html/data/pages/it/ad/paypal/home.txt
  • Last modified: 2023/11/04 03:29
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