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WordPress PayPal Donations Plugin post talks about a very simple but powerful PayPal donate plugin by Tips And Tricks HQ.

Last Updated: October 15, 2019

Latest News: Updated the information.


Many spend time trying to add some sort of donate functionality to their WordPress website. Let me share with you how simple it is with this very powerful but simple plugin. I will show you all the ins and outs of this plugin to help you install and set it up on your website. The most important part of this is that the plugin is FREE.

What You Need:

PayPal Donations Plugin Version 1.9.5 Changelog

  • Removed a deprecated function for PHP 7.2.1

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WordPress PayPal Donations Plugin Tutorials:

WordPress PayPal Donations Plugin

Step 1 ) Click on Settings -> PayPal Donations to start setting up the plugin. See image below.


Step 2 ) Click on Settings -> PayPal Donations -> General to set up the following options. See image below.

Account Setup

  • PayPal Account
  • Currency


Step 3 ) The following image Currency allows you to select the currency you would like to use.


Step 4 ) The following image Optional Settings allows you to set up the following options.

  • Page Style
  • Return Page


Step 5 ) The following image Defaults allows you to set up the following options.

  • Amount
  • Purpose
  • Reference



Q1 Which PayPal payments modes is supported in your plugin?

Answer: It uses the standard PayPal donation payment. To learn more, check the following support thread.


Click on the following URL Button to continue with the setup.

I will be updating this tutorial from time to time so keep coming back for the latest. If you have any questions please let me know.


Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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