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PayPal Express Checkout allows customers to purchase products easily from the security of their personal PayPal accounts. During checkout, the customer is redirected to the secure PayPal site to complete the payment information. In this article, we'll go over everything you need to know about PayPal Express Checkout.

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In this article

A. How PayPal Express Checkout works
B. Advantage of using PayPal Express Checkout on store
C. How to activate Paypal Express Checkout
D. Hide Express Checkout button on Checkout page

A. How PayPal Express Checkout works

PayPal Express Checkout is an advanced program from PayPal that makes the checkout process faster and more secure. ShopBase integrates PayPal Express Checkout for all stores that use 3-step checkout, reducing the customer's shopping process to:

Visits your store and selects their items
Choose Checkout with PayPal Express
Be redirected to their PayPal account to login
Confirm their purchase

PayPal Express Button will be shown on the first and third steps of the Checkout Process as a payment method so that your customers can choose to use their PayPal to purchase right away.

All steps will be done directly on the Checkout Page. In addition, shipping address & phone number will be prefilled with the address in their PayPal account.

For store that using One Page Checkout, The PayPal Express Checkout button will only shown if the PayPal smart button is not being activated.

B. Advantage of using PayPal Express Checkout on store.

PayPal Express Checkout will be automatically activated for ShopBase stores with successfully connected PayPal accounts.

Simplify the Checkout Process: The shopping experience will be easy and smooth since customers can move through check out quickly. Because most visitors intend to abandon their cart at the, it plays a significant role in improving your conversion rate and reducing abandoned checkout rates.

Build trust: In-context checkout helps customers pay with confidence and review transaction details immediately. It will increase customer confidence on your site.

No monthly fees: To set up PayPal Express Checkout, all you need is a PayPal business account, which is free. There are no monthly or setup fees.

Available for desktop, mobile and tablet shopping: PayPal Express Checkout has been optimized for all shopping channels: Mobile, tablet and desktop.

C. How to activate PayPal Express Checkout

After successfully connecting your PayPal account to your store, you will be able to activate PayPal Express Checkout, which is integrated for all stores. Please use one of the two methods listed below to activate PayPal Express Checkout:

Use 3-step checkout in your store.
Use 1-page checkout and deactivate PayPal smart button.

D. Hide Express Checkout button on Checkout page

In case you don't want to show this button on the checkout page, you can disable it with the steps below:

From your ShopBase admin, go to Online Store > Themes > Customize.

Select Checkout page in the dropdown menu, or click Settings tab and choose Checkout.

Under the More Customization section, write the following scripts in the custom CSS code box. Click Save when you finish.

.dynamic-checkout {
display: none;

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Overview of Payment
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