Implementing PayPal on eCommerce Solutions
In this article:
eCommerce System Integration Guides
Learn how to set up your osCommerce shopping cart (version 2.3.3) by integrating PayPal without writing a single line of code.
Integrating PayPal on your online store is easy with Magento (version 1.7.02 – 22.214.171.124). Learn how it’s done without writing a single line of code.
Learn how to integrate PayPal on your Shopify store.
Learn how to set up PayPal within ZenCart payment modules.
Things to consider when you choose an eCommerce solution
Whether you're looking for a do-it-yourself hosted solution or are building a custom site, an eCommerce solution can help you grow your online business. Learn about the factors you should consider and find a PayPal partner solution for your needs.
General questions to consider when choosing an e-commerce solution include:
- Is it hosted or self-hosted?
- Will you do it yourself or work with a developer.
- Does it come with PayPal integration?
- Is it available on the platforms do you want to sell on?
- How big is your inventory, and how much do you plan on selling?
- What countries do you want to sell to? Is the solution available in those countries?
- How much does the solution cost?
- How much technical support does the solution offer?
- What security features does the solution offer?
- How are the solution's online reviews?
- Can you use your own domain name?
Features to look out for in a hosted eCommerce solution:
- Selling on multiple channels and platforms, such as Facebook or blogs.
- Mobile optimisation.
- Search engine optimisation.
- Cross selling, up selling and recommendations.
- Discount codes, newsletter subscriptions and other marketing tools.
- Inventory management.
If you're building a custom eCommerce site, look out for more advanced features such as:
- Support for localisation and multiple languages.
- Real-time shipping calculations.
- Order fulfilment.
- Ratings, reviews, "likes" and other social features.
- Personalisation and segmentation tools.
- Custom landing pages for campaigns and promotions.
- Customer service support.
- Extensions to add more functionality.
- Integrating PayPal into osCommerce
- Integrating PayPal Express Checkout with Magento
- Integrating PayPal Express Checkout with Shopify
- Integrating PayPal Standard with ZenCart
If you're working with a developer, the following resources might be useful to them:
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