How To Connect Paypal To Woocommerce

To enable PayPal payments in your WooCommerce store, it’s necessary to link your PayPal account with your WooCommerce setup. Below are the instructions to accomplish this:

Step 1: Log in to Your PayPal Account

First, log in to your PayPal account and go to the “My Selling Tools” section.

Step 2: Create a New API Credential

In the “My Selling Tools” section, click on “API Access” and then “Create API Credential.” Follow the prompts to create a new API credential for your WooCommerce store.

Step 3: Copy Your API Credentials

Once you have created your API credential, copy the “Client ID” and “Secret” values. You will need these later when setting up PayPal in WooCommerce.

Step 4: Log in to Your WooCommerce Store

Log in to your WooCommerce store and go to the “Settings” section. From there, click on “Payments.”

Step 5: Select PayPal as a Gateway

In the “Payments” section, select “PayPal” as your payment gateway. You will be prompted to enter your API credentials that you copied earlier.

Step 6: Enter Your API Credentials

Enter your PayPal Client ID and Secret values in the appropriate fields. Make sure to select “Sandbox” if you are testing your store, or “Live” if you are using a live PayPal account.

Step 7: Save Your Changes

Once you have entered your API credentials, click on the “Save Changes” button to save your settings. You should now be able to accept payments through PayPal on your WooCommerce store.


Connecting PayPal to WooCommerce is a simple process that can help you accept payments from customers around the world. By following these steps, you can set up PayPal as a payment gateway on your WooCommerce store and start accepting payments today.