What is the difference between PayPal Website Payments – Standard and Pro

We are frequently asked for assistance in helping businesses move from PayPal Website Payments Standard (WPStandard) to Websites Payment Pro (WPPro). Often the cost of doing this can be quite expensive and there is an understandable “sticker shock”. WPStandard is so quick and easy, and therefore both inexpensive and simple for the “do-it-yourselfer”. There is an expectation that WPPro will operate in a similar fashion. It does not, and this becomes a stumbling block, both in trying to understand how it works and how to make use of its features. The attraction of WPPro is that it has a lot of features that allow you to appear more professional and gets past a number of confusing situations for the customer with regard to credit cards and PayPal accounts. Continue reading

Overview of PayPal Website Payments – Standard and Pro

PayPal’s Website Payments Standard and Pro are both extensive eCommerce solutions that cover a wide range of features. The Pro product is comparable to other Internet merchant solutions like Authorize.net or Innovative Merchant Solutions, and others, therefore the same issues … Continue reading