About PayPal

PayPal Commerce Platform is a comprehensive solution designed to serve your business needs and your customers, whether you’re just getting started or already a thriving enterprise or marketplace.

Leveraging our two-sided network, the platform lets you connect with more than 295 million PayPal customers around the world and across many platforms and marketplaces. Now you can find new markets, new channels, new high-value customers. All while giving your customers the freedom to buy how they want—nearly anywhere in the world.

Pricing starting from:

$0.04/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of PayPal

Accept Payments - PayPal Commerce Platform helps make it easy for your customers to pay any way they want from almost anywhere. Let them pay now, pay later, or offer subscriptions or global and local payment options. It's the kind of flexibility customers demand—the kind that drives loyalty and lets you grow with the market.

Make Payments - Keep your business moving. Simply send payments to contractors or vendors directly from your account with PayPal.

Manage Risk - Our powerful network securely processes more than 1 billion transactions each month. And since our fraud tools get smarter with each transaction, we can help protect your business and your customers against fraud with the unmatched experience, global reach, and advanced fraud protection technology of PayPal.

Accelerate Growth - Now you can access critical funding, drive sales and conversion with shopper insights, and connect easily with new marketplaces. It’s growth, accelerated.

Streamline Operations - With the platform, you have the tools and resources you need to tackle the mundane tasks, freeing you to focus on what you love. Your business will run smoother than ever with reporting, analytics, shipping, and cash management tools—all from a single dashboard.

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom and 3 others, India, Japan, United States

Supported Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch and 21 others, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, zh-hant

Pricing starting from:

$0.04/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of PayPal: 79

  • ACH Payment Processing
  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Anomaly Detection
  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Billing Portal
  • Cash Management
  • Check Fraud Detection
  • Compliance Management
  • Contact Database
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customizable Dashboard
  • Customizable Invoices
  • Dashboard Software
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Security
  • Debit/Credit Card Processing
  • Deferred Billing
  • Electronic Payments
  • Electronic Signature
  • Financial Reporting Software
  • For B2B
  • For Retail
  • Fraud Detection
  • In-Person Payments
  • Internal Fraud Monitoring
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Invoice Creation
  • Invoice History
  • Invoice Management
  • Invoice Processing
  • Marketing Reports
  • Marketplace Integration
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Mobile Payments
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Location
  • Multi-Period Recurring Billing
  • Multi-Store
  • Multiple Payment Options
  • Online Invoicing
  • Online Payments
  • Order Management Software
  • PCI Assessment
  • PCI Compliance Software
  • Payment Fraud Prevention
  • Payment Options
  • Payment Processing Services Integration
  • Payment Processing Software
  • Performance Management
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Product Catalog
  • Promotions Management
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real-time Alerts
  • Receipt Management
  • Recurring Invoicing
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Refund Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Returns Management
  • Risk Management Software
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Sales Reports
  • Sales Tax Management
  • Scheduled / Automated Reports
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shipping Management
  • Shopping Cart Software
  • Social Media Integration
  • Subscription Plan Management
  • Transaction History
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • eCommerce Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5
(19,422)
Value for Money
4.6/5
Features
4.6/5
Ease of Use
4.7/5
Customer Support Software
4.3/5

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Emeka O.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A Widely Used Payment Processor

Reviewed on 30/12/2019

I use PayPal to make payments for goods and services for my business. It's also used to accept...

I use PayPal to make payments for goods and services for my business. It's also used to accept payments. Generally, PayPal is a cool payment processor.

Pros

I like PayPal for some reasons. Among the reasons for which I like PayPal include:

1. Ability to make payments without exposing my credit card details: Credit card fraud and identity theft is a trending menace nowadays. One is at a very high risk of having his/her credit card information stolen when the card is used on insecure websites. With PayPal I don't have to bother about my credit card information as I only have to sign in to my PayPal account and then proceed to making payment without having to expose my credit card information on the third-party website.

2. Ability to receive payment using only an email address: I love it that I can use my verified PayPal account's email address to receive money from anyone with a PayPal account.

3. Ability to integrate PayPal payment processor without much technicalities involves: I was able to integrate the PayPal payment processor to my ecommerce website in just a few minutes without having to do much technical stuffs.

4. Moderate payment processing charges: The charges by PayPal while using their payment gateway is moderate compared to that of some other payment processors. I had tried using a payment processor whose charges were quite high.

Cons

I have some problems with PayPal.

One of the problems is that PayPal is not available is some countries, and this is a limitation to expanding to such countries.

Secondly, PayPal have an history of limiting people's accounts for some hard to understand reasons. The issue is that once an account is limited, it is very hard or impossible to get back the money in the account.

Lisa P.
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  • Industry: Luxury Goods & Jewelry
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

PayPal review

Reviewed on 13/01/2021

Since integrating PayPal with my personal and business affairs my life has been less stressful. I...

Since integrating PayPal with my personal and business affairs my life has been less stressful. I never go to a bank anymore because there is no need as PayPal has made everything available for online transactions. Overall my experience has been extremely helpful and relieves the amount of stress caused by financial transactions and banking.

Pros

PayPal has been a life saver to me as it makes money transfers and online transactions easy and fast with no wait time. Navigation through PayPal is so simple a five year old could do it. I am able to do business with all my other business colleagues on or offline effortless. There is even an option for automatic transfer so it’s a complete no brained. Also investing in cryptocurrency with the touch of a finger is absolutely brilliant. Instead of your money just sitting there you can invest it and watch it grow.

Cons

To be honest there is nothing I can say about PayPal that they could improve on except maybe more businesses should use them so as to be as accessible as say Visa or MasterCard however I have noticed that is rapidly changing so really I have no complaints thus far and I have used PayPal for a couple of years now.

Tonya C.
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  • Industry: Program Development
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

PayPal is the Prime Rib of Pay Apps!

Reviewed on 29/06/2021

Pay Pal has always been a leader in the Pay App game and it was the first! I trust that my...

Pay Pal has always been a leader in the Pay App game and it was the first! I trust that my information is protected and that is extremely important with a Pay App, of course. I've never had a problem with any transaction, ever, and I've used it for MANY years on an almost daily basis. I highly recommend this Pay App, above ALL the others available.

Pros

This app is by far my favorite Pay App. It is tried and true and has never let me down yet! It could not be easier to use and I think the automatic record keeping that it does, is far superior to any other Pay App out there today! I also enjoy the coupons and promotions that are frequently offered. In addition, they will donate a percentage to my charity of choice, based on my spending. Recently, they've also added a feature to use the app to raise funds for individual causes, in light of needs related to Covid, etc. It truly seems like they care about people and community, which is super important to me personally and professionally.

Cons

There isn't anything I really don't like about the app. It meets my business and personal needs completely and always has.

Ericka M.
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  • Industry: Veterinary Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

PayPal Uses Your Money To Make Money!

Reviewed on 02/01/2020

My problem with PayPal is they try to be like a parent is to a child. Saying it’s my money they are...

My problem with PayPal is they try to be like a parent is to a child. Saying it’s my money they are just holding it for me. If it’s my money then give me my money PayPal.

Pros

My clients felt their payment information was safe and secure with a well know company that PayPal is.

Cons

That payments for services were held no matter what for three or more days unless clients called them to confirm services were done or being done. Even then my company had to wait on client payments of services rendered.

Ndongmbu E.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

PAYPAL REVIEW

Reviewed on 04/04/2021

My experience with paypal is overwhelming. It is a great software. It's security and safety with...

My experience with paypal is overwhelming. It is a great software. It's security and safety with great ease of transactions makes it the best so far for me. It makes my business life stress free. My online transaction have become so easy and fast making it possible to transfer money between my family and friends very easy

Pros

Paypal makes life easier. The ease at which transactions are made amazed me. It's very safe with double protection options that makes your credit, debit cards protected from Hackers, no annual membership fees, processing fee, no service charges. The easy accessibility to the software makes it possible for transactions to be done anywhere . Digital investment opportunity with paypal makes life more sweeter

Cons

Honestly all offers are great . Paypal has greatly release my stress in doing online transaction. Lack of a good quality customer service and sometimes difficulties to access contact numbers is just lone problem noted but with current upgrades this in no time will be no problem

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PayPal FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for PayPal.

PayPal offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: $0.04/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Not Available

PayPal has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

PayPal supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, zh-hant

PayPal supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

PayPal integrates with the following applications:

BigCommerce, Braintree, Quickbooks Online, Shopify, Wix, WooCommerce

PayPal offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, Chat

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