How to Use the PayPal Cart Field (Expert and Ultimate accounts)

You can find the PayPal field in the Form Elements -> Order and Payment section.

This field allows you to set up products and to collect payments via PayPal. Use this field when you would like to collect custom amounts as donations.

See an example of a form with a PayPal field.

A form can have only one PayPal field.

When you add a PayPal field to a form, the Stripe and Checkout fields will be disabled in the Form Elements section and will not be available for use on the form.

Important: If you would like to have two or more carts on your form and connect them with your PayPal account, please use the Order Cart and Checkout fields instead.

Can I use both PayPal and Stripe cart fields on one form?

No. Every created form can have either Stripe or PayPal or Checkout fields on it. In case you would like to let your customers choose a payment method, you need to use the Checkout field. Read how to create a payment form with multiple payment methods.

Can I sell subscription products using the PayPal cart field?

No, AidaForm supports selling subscription products via Stripe only.

What types of payments can I collect using the PayPal cart field?

The available payment types are: Fixed amount, Custom amount and Product selection.

Can I add several PayPal cart fields to different pages of one form?

No. Every created form can have only one PayPal cart field, even if the form has multiple pages.

Can I connect different PayPal accounts to different forms?

Yes, it’s possible. PayPal integrations are set for every form separately, so you can set different PayPal integrations for different forms.

How can I set a PayPal cart field for my form?

  1. Find the PayPal field on the Form Elements pane in the AidaForm Builder section and add it to your form or landing page.
  2. Click the green cog button on the PayPal field’s toolbar and open its settings.
  3. Enter your PayPal account email in the Your PayPal Account field. The integration is set!

Read how PayPal integration works and how response data is processed.

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