Customize the Pay Later messaging layout on WooCommerce

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Promote PayPal Pay Later offers using messaging and buttons on your WooCommerce 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 includes Pay in 4, which Australian buyers can use to pay for purchases of $30 to $2,000 in four, interest-free payments.

Know before you begin

  • Before you begin, learn more about Pay Later offers.
  • Pay Later messaging is enabled for new merchants. If you're an existing merchant, enable the messaging.
  • You are eligible to promote PayPal Pay in 4 if you are a PayPal merchant with an Australian-facing website and after making a one-time payment integration. Reference Transactions or Recurring Payment integrations are not eligible, as well as certain merchant categories (such as gambling or foreign exchange).
  • Please note that while this option provides messaging that can be displayed on your website to help promote this feature to your customers, no additional content, wording, marketing, or other materials should be created by you to encourage use of this product.

How it works

These are sample pages that have Pay Later messaging and button enabled for webpages and mobile devices.

Pay Later messaging and button on a webpage


Pay Later messaging and button on a mobile device


WooCommerce PayPal Payments

Before you can install WooCommerce PayPal Payments, install the following:

  • WordPress version 5.3 or higher.
  • WooCommerce version 3.9 or higher. Activate WooCommerce after the installation.
  • PHP version 7.0 or higher.

Install WooCommerce PayPal Payments

  1. Log in to your WordPress installation.
  2. Select Plugins > Add new.
  3. Search for the WooCommerce PayPal Payments plugin.
  4. Select Install Now and wait until the plugin is installed successfully.
  5. You can activate the plugin by selecting Activate now on the success page. If you want to activate it later, select Plugins > Installed Plugins.

Set up WooCommerce PayPal Payments

Complete the following steps to connect the plugin to your PayPal account.

  1. Log in to your WooCommerce admin panel.
  2. Select WooCommerce > Settings.
  3. Select the Payments tab.
  4. Select Set Up (or Manage if it’s already active) next to PayPal.
  5. Select the check box next to Enable/Disable.
  6. Select Connect to PayPal.
  7. Follow the prompts to connect your existing PayPal account or create a new account.

Customize the messaging layout

After you set up WooCommerce PayPal Payments, you can customize the messaging layout at the following locations:

  • Checkout
  • Product pages
  • Shopping cart

PL Checkout

  1. In the WooCommerce admin panel, select the Payments tab.
  2. Select Manage next to your module.
  3. Scroll down to Advanced Settings.
  4. Navigate to Pay Later Messaging on Checkout or Pay Later Messaging on a Single Product.
  5. If you're an existing user, select the check box with the words Enable message (WooCommerce PayPal Payments).
  6. From the dropdown lists, customize the messaging layout by changing the layout, logo, position, and text color.

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