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PayPal Buttons in WebSite Tonight

In order to use PayPal™ to accept payments on your website you need a PayPal Premier or Business Account. It’s free and easy to signup with PayPal™. If you do not already have a PayPal™ account then click this link to signup. Create a FREE PayPal Account


PayPal Demo

PayPal is a secure online payment processor that offers lightening-fast order processing to over 80 million people in 190 countries every single day. Your customers will not need a PayPal account to pay you through PayPal. Your customers can send you money using any major credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover), debit cards, bank transfers, and PayPal. Once your customer has made a purchase or donated to your organization you can transfer the funds to your personal or business bank account at whichever bank you use, for free!

There are no signup fees, no cancellation fees, no monthly minimums, no reporting fees, no authorization fees, no gateway fees, and no monthly or annual fees for you to create a PayPal account. That is why most online businesses, especially startups, use PayPal for processing orders. Best of all, PayPal makes is easy to integrate with your Website Tonight account, turning your Website Tonight account into an online store.

Click the PayPal for Business banner (directly below) to create a PayPal account that will work with Website Tonight account.

Sign up for PayPal and start accepting credit card payments instantly.
Want to see a live example of a PayPal button? Scroll to the bottom of this page and you will see a real live PayPal donate button. Go ahead, try it out!

How to Use PayPal with Website Tonight

On PayPal’s Website

  1. Click here and Create a Free Business or Premier Account with PayPal.
  2. (Optional) Create a Buy Now button for each product or service you offer. When your customers click on the button on your website they will be taken directly to PayPal’s secure site to process their order. After they have submitted their payment information they will be sent back to your website (instructions provided by PayPal in your new account).

On Website Tonight

Option #1 – Create a Payment Button on Website Tonight

  1. Log into Website Tonight.
  2. Use the Design drop-down menu (upper left) to select Launch Page Designer.
  3. Use the Page drop-down menu (upper right) to select where to add your button.
  4. Click on the block you want to add your PayPal button to.
  5. Click the Insert tab (top center).
  6. Use the Widget drop-down menu (under the Insert tab) to select PayPal Button.
  7. Select a Buy Now or Donate button.
  8. Choose a button style.
  9. Fillout the details of your product or service.
  10. Click OK.

Option #2 – Create a Payment Button on PayPal’s Website

  1. Log into Website Tonight.
  2. Use the Design drop-down menu (upper left) to select Launch Page Designer.
  3. Use the Page drop-down menu (upper right) to select where to add your button.
  4. Click on the block you want to add your PayPal button to.
  5. Click the Insert tab (top center).
  6. Click on the Script icon (top center under the Insert tab).
  7. Erase all the code you see and paste the code you got from PayPal.
  8. Click OK.
If you plan to use Quick Shopping Cart (optional) then you will need a PayPal account to allow customers to pay using their PayPal accounts. Click here to Open a PayPal Business Account

Quick Shopping Cart & Website Tonight Themes

Case studies show that online shoppers are less likely to submit orders through web stores that do not have the same look and feel as the main website. Therefore, web stores that seamlessly blend with the main site are far more successful. If you are a Website Tonight user then this is good news for you because you can have a matching template and theme on both your website built with Website Tonight and your online store by using Quick Shopping Cart. This gives you the ability to create a smooth shopping experience for your customers.

Not all of the available templates work with both Website Tonight and Quick Shopping Cart. Follow the detailed instructions below to browse a list of templates that work in both Website Tonight and Quick Shopping Cart.
In this tutorial we are going to assume you have already completed the basic setup of your Website Tonight and Quick Shopping Cart accounts.

General Overview

  1. Connect Website Tonight and Quick Shopping Cart
  2. (Optional, but Highly Recommended) Select matching templates in both your Website Tonight account and your Quick Shopping Cart account.
  3. Publish both Website Tonight and Quick Shopping Cart

Detailed Instructions

  1. Log into Website Tonight or Quick Shopping Cart (same instructions).
  2. Click on the Templates tab (upper left).
  3. Under Step 1. Select a Design click the Advanced button.
  4. Under Templates that work with put a check mark in the boxes (by clicking on them) next to Site and Store.
  5. Click the Apply button. Now only templates that work with both Website Tonight and Quick Shopping Cart will show as you look for a template.
  6. Use the Category drop-down menu (Under “Step 1. Select a Design” and directly above the “Advanced” button) to browse through the templates.
  7. To select a template simply click on it. You can change the color scheme of the template you choose by clicking the little color boxes next to the templates.
  8. Under Step 2. Apply Your Design click the Apply to My Site button, and then click the Apply to My Store button.
Step 8: If this is your first time setting up either Quick Shopping Cart or Website Tonight then click the Assign Account button under “Your Site” or “Your Store”, whichever applies to you. Use the drop-down menu to select the account to want to connect to this project and click the Assign button. Now you will have the Apply to My Site / Store button.
Don’t forget to publish when you are done making template changes, or the change will only be in the Website Tonight and Quick Shopping Cart designers and not live online.

Learn More About Quick Shopping Cart

Quick Shopping Cart


Quick Shopping Cart

Create your own Web store in minutes with Quick Shopping Cart

Most people think you need to hire a web designer to build a successful web store. Not anymore! Now anyone can have a full-featured web store online. Ready to join the thousands of people that are making extra money online each month? There has never been a better time than now. Quick Shopping Cart makes it easy to create an eye-catching store that accepts credit cards, integrates with Google® and eBay® and offers multiple shipping options – all with no setup or percent of sale fees!

Quick Shopping Cart Features

  • 800+ quick-start template and color combinations.
  • Fast and easy setup and design options.
  • Accept credit cards, PayPal or phone orders.
  • UPS®, USPS®, and FedEx® shipping with real-time rates.
  • International shipping options.
  • Add your products to eBay and Google Product Search.
  • No setup or percentage of sales fees.
  • FREE Hosting with 99.9% Uptime Guaranteed.
  • FREE 24/7 Live Support.

Link Website Tonight to Quick Shopping Cart

This article only explains how to connect your Website Tonight with your Quick Shopping Cart. If you want to learn how to seamlessly blend Website Tonight into Quick Shopping Cart with matching templates then you will also want to read, Quick Shopping Cart & Website Tonight Themes.

Quick Shopping Cart is a web store builder much in the same way that WebSite Tonight is a website builder. With Quick Shopping Cart you can accept credit cards online, offer multiple shipping options, integrate with Google and eBay, and much more! What’s even better is that Website Tonight has a built in option to allow seamless integration with Quick Shopping Cart.

Learn More About Quick Shopping Cart

To use the seamless integration option your Website Tonight and your Quick Shopping Cart must be in the same account and both must be active.
Don’t forget, you always need to publish when you are done making changes because otherwise the change will only be in the Website Tonight designer and not live online.

How to Connect Website Tonight with Quick Shopping Cart

  1. Log into Website Tonight
  2. Select Quick Shopping Cart from the Add-Ons drop-down menu (upper left).
  3. Select the Quick Shopping Cart account you want to link to your WebSite Tonight.
  4. Click OK
By default “Online Store” will be the text of the button that links from Website Tonight to Quick Shopping Cart. If you want to change that text you can do so before you click “OK”. Simply erase “Online Store” and replace it with the text you want to use.

How to Unconnect Website Tonight from Quick Shopping Cart

  1. Log into Website Tonight
  2. Select Quick Shopping Cart from the Add-Ons drop-down menu (upper left).
  3. Click Remove Quick Shopping Cart Association
  4. Click OK