The PayPal buy button component, whose option icon is shown in figure 1, creates a PayPal buy button.

Figure 1. the PayPal buy button option icon

The PayPal buy button lets visitors make a single payment for a product or service through PayPal. When a visitor makes a payment through a PayPal buy button, you will receive a notification e-mail from PayPal and the payment will be shown in the transaction history of your PayPal account.

Editing a PayPal buy button

Click on the edit button options bar to display the PayPal buy button window, as shown in figure 2.

Figure 2. the PayPal buy button window

The PayPal buy button window lets you change the following settings:

E-mail address

The e-mail address of your PayPal account. This is the e-mail address you enter when logging in to PayPal.


The description of your product or service. This description is shown on the PayPal payment pages.


The price of your product or service. The price can be in any currency supported by PayPal.

Button label

The text displayed on the button.

Button alignment

Whether the button should be left-aligned, right-aligned, or centred.

Click OK to apply the changes to the PayPal buy button. Click Cancel to return to the page without changing the PayPal buy button.