Customize Pay Later messaging on X-Cart

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Promote PayPal Pay Later offers using messaging on your X-Cart store.

PayPal offers short-term, interest-free payments and other special financing options that buyers can use to buy now and pay later. You get paid up-front, and there are no additional costs.

Pay Later messaging include the following Pay Later offers which are available to US customers only:

  • Pay in 4, which eligible US buyers can use to pay for purchases of $30 to $1,500 in four, interest-free payments.
  • PayPal Credit, a revolving line of credit that buyers can use to pay over time.

Know before you begin

  • Before you begin, learn more about Pay Later offers.
  • Before you enable pay later messaging and button, learn about Pay in 4 for X-Cart.
  • If you are a new user, enable PayPal Checkout for X-Cart.
  • US-based consumers are eligible for Pay Later offers across most of our integrations. As a merchant, you're eligible to promote Pay Later offers if you are based in the US with a US-facing website and a one-time payment integration. Promoting Pay Later offers is not available if you're using vaulted payments or subscriptions.

Enable the Pay Later button

Note: Ensure that PayPal Checkout is enabled for your X-Cart store.

  1. Log in to your X-Cart admin panel.
  2. Navigate to PayPal Checkout and select the Settings tab.
  3. Check that the PayPal Checkout payment method toggle is set to On and enable the Display the "Buy Now with Paypal" button toggle is set to On.

Pay Later banner

The Pay Later banner will appear in the following locations:

Product details pages


Cart preview widget


Cart page




See also

See X-Cart Support for more information about PayPal integrations.

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