Pronamic Pay PayPal Add-On

The PayPal Add-on for Pronamic Pay allows you to connect your WordPress website PayPal. Buy a license for Pronamic Pay and get started with adding PayPal to your website.

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A license entitles you to 1 year of updates and support. Price excluding VAT.


Stable version
Last updated
17 February 2023


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Pronamic Pay PayPal Add-On

The PayPal Add-on for Pronamic Pay allows you to connect your WordPress website to the PayPal payment solutions. PayPal is worldwide one of the most used payment solutions. Due to the simplicity of the payment process for both one-off and recurring payments.

The PayPal payment methods are now available for WordPress via the Pronamic Pay plugin. The in America based PayPal started more than 20 years ago as ‘Confinity’. In 1999 the ‘product’ PayPal was introduced and they merged with (owned by Elon Musk). In 2001 the company changed it’s name and activities to PayPal (according to Wikipedia).

One of the main USP’s of PayPal is her buyers protection. Buyers can get their money back if a product is not delivered of is not like the seller described the product. Buyers need to proof then did return the product to the seller and before they can get their money back.

As a result, the seller must have his affairs in order and possible fraud is limited as much as possible.

PayPal for WordPress

Pronamic Pay plugin supports payment provider PayPal for WordPress! With this PayPal can be used with 14+ WordPress plugins to receive payments. Add it to WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads of WP E-Commerce for selling products. Or connect it with one of the support form plugins: Gravity Forms, Ninja Forms, Formidable Forms or Contact Form 7.

So you don’t need multiple plugins anymore to receive payments via PayPal when you have multiple options to receive payment on your website. Pronamic Pay with the PayPal add-on is the one-way solution to receive payments online.

In addition you can track e-commerce sales in Google Analytics, with our build-in support for adding an tracking-id of Google Analytics.

Get started

Get your Pronamic Pay Basic-license and start using the PayPal Add-on.

WordPress plugins and PayPal

Connect PayPal with the WordPress Forms or e-commerce plugins of your choice.

WordPress Forms

There are quite some form builder plugins available for WordPress. Pronamic Pay connects with 4 popular plugins. It is possible to connect PayPal with the following plugins:

  • Gravity Forms
  • Contact Form 7
  • Ninja Forms
  • Formidable Forms

WordPress e-commerce

With PayPal you want to receive payments from your WordPress website.

The most used e-commerce solution for WordPress is WooCommerce. Besides that Pronamic Pay also supports Easy Digital Downloads and WP e-commerce to sell products.

WordPress donations

There are a lot of organisations that depend on donations. If you are a non-profit organisation you probable have or are looking for a solution to receive donations. With our PayPal add-on you can receive donations via:

  • Give
  • Charitable

How to connect PayPal with Pronamic Pay

Step-by-step manual of how to connect PayPal with the Pronamic Pay plugin.

  1. Install and activate Pronamic Pay and the PayPal add-on plugins

    After installing you are able to create a PayPal configuration.Install PayPal add-on

  2. Create your PayPal configuration

    Navigate to Pay » Configurations and create a new configuration. Give your configuration a title like “PayPal – [username]”Add PayPal configuration

  3. Select PayPal as your payment provider

    Select ‘PayPal’ from the ‘Payment provider’ dropdown list.
    By default the Test mode is selected. In order to fully test your configuration we recommend to first keep this test mode activated.Select PayPal

  4. Add your email address

    Add your email address which you use for your PayPal account and publish your configuration.Add PayPal email

  5. Test your configuration

    After publishing your PayPal configuration you see a ‘test’ metabox. Fill in an amount and hit Test. If your configuration is setup correct you will be redirected to the payment process of PayPal.Test PayPal configuration

  6. Live mode

    Change the ‘Test’ mode to ‘Live’ and update your configurationLive mode PayPal

  7. Connect PayPal to WordPress plugins

    Your configuration is setup correct. Now you can connect it to your e-commerce WordPress plugin like WooCommerce.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which e-commerce are supported for PayPal?

The integration with PayPal is available for WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads and WP eCommerce.

Which membership plugins are support?

The following membership plugins are supported: MemberPress, Restrict Content Pro and s2member.

Which form plugins are supported?

The plugins Gravity Forms, Ninja Forms, Formidable Forms and Contact Form 7 are supported.

Are there more plugins (to be) supported?

Also Event Espresso, Give and Charitable are supported by Pronamic Pay