The following WP Express Checkout General Settings tutorial shows you how to set up the general settings in the plugin and more.
Last Updated: June 7, 2020
Latest News: Updated the documentation.
This simple shopping cart plugin allows you to sell products or services in your site. Currently there are no addons, however as the plugin popularity grows the developers will include free and premium addons to help you further.
The following tutorial shows you how to set up and configure the general settings for WP Express Checkout. These are straightforward and simple instructions for anyone to follow.
WP Express Checkout version 1.8 changelog
- Added a new feature to allow sending of HTML emails (for the buyer notification email). Thanks to Pierre.
- Added a product block inserter.
What You Need:
WP Express Checkout Plugin Tutorials:
WP Express Checkout General Settings
Step 1 ) Go to WP Express Checkout in your site admin panel to start setting up the general settings in the plugin. The following image shows you the admin menu options.
WP Express Checkout Admin Menu
- Add New Product
Step 2 ) Go to WP Express Checkout -> Settings -> General Settings as illustrated in the following image. From this point you have access to the following 3 tabs.
Settings Admin Tabs
- General Settings
- Email Settings
- Advanced Settings
Note: You can also read the plugins documentation by clicking on the following link WP Express Checkout.
Step 3 ) The following image Global Settings allows you to set up the following options in the plugin.
- Currency Code
- Currency Symbol
- Thank You Page URL = Note: This page is automatically created when you install and activate the plugin for the first time.
Step 3-a ) The following image Currency Code allows you to select the default WP Express Checkout language for your site.
PayPal Credentials Settings
Step 4 ) The following image PayPal Credentials allows you to set up the following options.
PayPal Credential Settings
- Live Mode
- Live Client ID = Note: Click on the following documentation getting-live-and-sandbox-client-ids to learn more.
- Sandbox Client ID
Button Style Settings
Step 5 ) The following image Button Style allows you to set up the following options.
Button Style Settings Part 1
- Button Type
- Button Shape
- Button Layout
- Button Height
Step 5-a ) The following image allows you to set up the following options.
Button Style Settings Part 2
- Button Width
- Button Color
- Button Preview
Disable Funding Settings
Step 6 ) The following image Disable Funding allows you to set up the following options.
Disable Funding Options
- Credit or debit cards
- PayPal Credit
Shipping & Tax Settings
Step 7 ) The following image Shipping & Tax allows you to set up the following options.
Shipping & Tax Options
- Shipping Cost
- Tax (%)
Debug Logging Settings
Step 8 ) The following image Debug Logging allows you to enable the following option. You can also click on the log links to view and reset the logs.
- Enable Debug Logging
- View Log
- Reset Log
- Finally when you are happy with your settings click on Save Changes button.
That is all you need to do to set up the general settings in the plugin.
I will be updating this post from time to time. So keep coming back for more.