10 WordPress PayPal Plugins for Easily Accepting Payments


Are you looking to accept payments on your WordPress site? PayPal makes it easy for website owners to accept payments online without a merchant account. In this article, we will show you 10 WordPress PayPal plugins for accepting payments.

PayPal and WordPress

Before we start, if you just wanted to quickly add a PayPal donate button on your site, then check out our tutorial on how to add a PayPal donate button in WordPress.

For all others who want to accept PayPal payments for selling products and services, please continue reading.

1. Quick PayPal Payments

Quick PayPal Payments

This simple but powerful plugin allows you to easily accept payments using PayPal. All you need to do is setup a payment form and add it to any page on your site using a shortcode. The plugin also provides an easy user interface to customize the appearance of your payment form.

2. PayPal Responder

PayPal Responder

PayPal Responder allows you to sell individual products on your site using PayPal. Your users can pay for a product using PayPal, and you can setup an autoresponder which sends users the link from where they can download or get the product you are offering. It is really simple and particularly useful for single product sites because it eliminates the need to add a shopping cart.

3. PayPal Donations

PayPal Donations

PayPal donations is a simple plugin that comes with shortcode and a ready to use PayPal WordPress widget that you can add to your sidebars. All you need to do is install and activate the plugin, then visit Settings » PayPal Donations to configure the plugin. You can choose a thank you page where users will be redirected after the donation.

4. PayPal Payment Shortcode

PayPal Payment Shortcode

As the name suggests, this plugin allows you to add a PayPal button using a WordPress shortcode. You can configure all the plugin options inside the shortcode which makes it a bit complicated. The plugin page has all the possible parameters and instructions on how to use it.

5. WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart

WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart

The WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart provides an easy way to sell products / services on your website and accept payments using PayPal. It adds a shopping cart system and allows users to add products (physical as well as digital goods) to their cart. On checkout users can pay using PayPal.

6. Easy PayPal Shopping Cart

Easy PayPal Shopping Cart is another WordPress shopping cart for PayPal that allows you to sell on your site. You can simply insert add to cart button on any WordPress page. It takes users to PayPal where they can make payment. This plugin also allows you to set up redirect pages for confirmation and thank you notes.

Easy PayPal Shopping Cart

7. PayPal for WooCommerce

WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin, and it has built-in support for standard PayPal accounts. PayPal for WooCommerce provides support for both PayPal express checkout and PayPal Pro API support for all WooCommerce websites. It adds PayPal Payments Pro tab to the checkout settings in WordPress where you can configure the plugin.

PayPal for WooCommerce

8. PayPal Payment

PayPal Payment is a relatively new plugin which offers a PayPal WordPress widget and a shortcode. You can add PayPal button into posts, pages, and sidebars. The plugin also maintains a list of payments and sends payment confirmation emails to the WordPress admin as well as the customer.

PayPal Payment

9. PayPal Pro and PayPal Express for Easy Digital Downloads

PayPal for EDD

Easy Digital Downloads is another popular WordPress eCommerce plugin that has built-in support for PayPal. This plugin adds PayPal Express and PayPal Pro payment gateways to your Easy Digital Downloads site. Using PayPal Pro API in WordPress, your customers can enter their credit card information without leaving your website. It allows you to seamlessly integrate your WordPress site with PayPal. Note: PayPal Pro is only available in USA, UK, Canada and Australia.

10. WPForms


WPForms is the most beginner friendly contact form plugin for WordPress. This drag & drop online form builder allows you to easily create contact forms, email subscription forms, order forms, payment forms, and other type of online forms with just a few clicks.

The PayPal add-on allows you to accept payments in WPForms. You can create your own forms such as order forms, donation forms, or product purchase forms. It can be used for payments, sponsored posts payment, donations, etc.

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We hope this article helped you find a PayPal WordPress plugin for accepting payments on your site. You may also want to check out our guide on 5 PayPal alternatives to collect payments for in WordPress.

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