PayPal Donations Button Properties

Email address
Enter the email address associated with your PayPal account here. If you haven't yet signed up for a PayPal account, enter the email address to which you'd like payments sent, and be sure to use this email address when you sign up for your PayPal account. Learn more.

Description
Enter a short description of your organization or the reason for the donation in this field. If you leave this field blank, your donors will be able to enter their own description of the donation.

Button
Select the style of PayPal Donations Button you would like to place on your web page. A visitor who clicks this button, will be delivered to a PayPal page on which to complete the donation.

Confirmation page
Choose a confirmation page. Your visitor will see this page after successfully completing the donation.

If you'd like to use your own transaction confirmation page, select "A Page in My Site" or "Another Web Site" from the pull-down menu provided, then choose a page in your site or enter the URL (web address) of another confirmation page in the "Confirmation page" field.

If you would prefer to use the default PayPal confirmation page, you can leave this field blank.

Cancellation page
Choose a cancellation page. Your visitor who cancels a donation during the transaction will be delivered to this page.

If you'd like to use your own transaction cancellation page, select "A Page in My Site" or "Another Web Site" from the pull-down menu provided, then choose a page in your site or enter the URL (web address) of another cancellation page in the "Cancellation page" field.

If you would prefer to use the default PayPal cancellation page, you can leave this field blank.

Logo image
You can use this field to add a logo to the PayPal payment page your site visitors will see when they click the PayPal button on your web page. To customize this page with your logo, enter the URL of a logo image in your Site Contents folder here. To find the URL (web address) of your image, navigate to the image in your File Manager, click its name, and copy the image's URL from your browser's address field.

Please note that your logo image must be no larger than 150 pixels wide by 50 pixels high. If your image exceeds these dimensions, PayPal will automatically crop your image to 150 x 50 pixels.

Tip: PayPal protects its payment pages (including data from both you and your customers) with SSL, or Secure Sockets Layer, technology. Because the PayPal payment center is a secure area, we recommend that you place your logo image in an SSL-protected folder of your web site. If your logo image is not hosted in a secure subdirectory, your customer's browser will likely display a message warning that some elements in the PayPal payment page are unsecure — which could dissuade your customer from completing the transaction.

SSL protection is available only to users with Merchant Solutions or Web Hosting plans. Learn more.

Coordinates
Click the Coordinates tab to alter the location or size of the PayPal button on your web page. To change its position on the page along the X and Y axes, change the values in the corresponding fields. You can change the button's width and height by modifying the values in the "Width" and "Height" fields.

Once you have added the button to your page, you can also position and resize it just as you'd work other elements on a page. Learn more about working with page elements.

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