Help merchants drive sales with a new, smarter checkout.

PayPal Checkout, now with Smart Payment Buttons, is designed to personalize the consumer checkout experience and help improve conversion.

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New, world-class payment options designed to give your platform a competitive advantage.

PayPal Checkout now adapts to consumer shopping habits by presenting their most relevant payment buttons during checkout. The new Smart Payment Button features dynamically display PayPal, Venmo, PayPal Credit1, or other local payment options* in a single stack--without needing to leave the merchant's website.

A single, global integration that adapts for the future.

One integration.

A single JavaScript integration on your platform now gives merchants the ability to offer Venmo, PayPal Credit and OneTouch™ to consumers.


Updates are pushed automatically so shoppers see the latest version of PayPal Checkout without additional integration requirements from you.

Global payment options.

Local payment options and over 100 currencies are also automatically enabled through the one-time JavaScript integration.*

Smart payment buttons designed to drive more business for your merchants — which is good business for you.

Increase conversion.

On average, PayPal Checkout customers complete checkout 88.7% of the time.2

Reach new audiences.

Venmo helps merchants tap into the power of peer-to-peer among mobile shoppers who spend up to 18% more than other shoppers.3

Increase order size.

PayPal Credit users have transaction sizes up to 68% larger than standard credit cards.4

A streamlined, dynamic checkout
experience across devices.

Frequently asked questions.

Designed to help encourage checkout conversion and help drive sales, Smart Payment Buttons are a new JavaScript API feature in PayPal Checkout. It allows merchants to automatically display the most relevant payment options to shoppers, who can pay without leaving the merchant’s website. Checkout buttons now include OneTouch™, Venmo, PayPal Credit*, local alternative payment types, and support for over 100 global currencies.

*Note: PayPal Credit is subject to consumer credit approval.

*PayPal Checkout features may not be available in all countries.

1 PayPal Credit is subject to consumer credit approval.

2 Source: comScore online panel, Q4 2017. Analyzed shopping behavior of 1 million US consumers on 20 large merchant sites. Checkout conversion is measured from the point where consumer selects a payment type to completion of purchase.

3 Source: Koski Research, Mobile Shoppers Study Q4 2016 commissioned by PayPal, Survey administered to 2,000 respondents.

4 As reported in Nielsen’s PayPal Credit Average Order Value Study for activity occurring from April 2015 to March 2016 (small merchants) and October 2015 to March 2016 (midsize merchants), which compared PayPal Credit transactions to credit and debit card transactions on websites that offer PayPal Credit as a payment option or within the PayPal Wallet. Nielsen measured 284,890 transactions across 27 mid and small merchants. Copyright Nielsen 2016.