PayPal Questionnaire

Explain why Website Payments Standard is:

Fast: Sign up is quick

Easy: User friendly, not many steps

Low Cost: There are no sign up fees

Which are the 4 different methods PayPal can accept?

PayPal balance, bank account, PayPal branded debit and credit cards, PayPal Credit, debit card, and credit card.

Do you need to have a shopping cart to use PayPal? Name 5 compatible carts with PayPal.

Yes you need a shopping cart. Compatible carts are WooCommerce, Magento, Shopify, Wix and Easy-Rez.

Are applications, set up, or monthly fees required with PayPal?

There are no monthly fees required with PayPal.

With PayPal, do you need to store and protect customers’ sensitive financial information?

No there is no need to store the customers information.

Is a long-term commitment required with PayPal?


Does every customer require a PayPal account to make payments on your web site?


Briefly explain what happens after the customer reviews the order in your site and
proceeds to check out in PayPal.

Depending on the type of PayPal service you choose, the customer might see a shopping cart page integrated with your website. In other instances, they will see a shopping cart or checkout page hosted at the PayPal site (branded with your business’s logo).

Explain briefly if the PayPal check-out site can match the look and feel of your own site.

Yes you are able to customize the look of the PayPal button on your website so that it matches your design.

Briefly explain what encryption is and why PayPal encrypts your business and customer information.

Encryption is the process of converting information or data into a code, especially to prevent unauthorized access by hackers. PayPal encrypts using SSL.

What is the PayPal transaction fee?

There’s no fee to use PayPal to purchase goods or services. However, if you receive money for goods or services, the fee for each transaction is 2.9% plus $0.30 USD of the amount you receive.

What are the three steps to integrate the PayPal Shopping Cart?

Open PayPal button creation page, enter payment details, add product information such as size, color, quantity, price options.

Name 5 additional features of the PayPal Shopping Cart.

  • Basic Add to Cart button.
  • Product options.
  • Open shopping cart in the merchant window.
  • Continue shopping on the current merchant web page.
  • Discounts.
  • View Cart buttons.

If your client doesn’t’t want to use PayPal, can you explain what other E-Commerce Hosting Services you can offer to him or her?

PayPal provides you with a secure checkout template for your website. Customers won’t know that PayPal processing their payment.