Pay Pal "Buy Now" Button

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    Was told I could have a simple website to sell a product but it appears the only Pay Pal button supported by WordPress is “donate”. Is this correct? or, can a “buy now” button be used? Please advise.

    The blog I need help with is



    That’s correct. We can only use the unencrypted PayPal donation button. I’m afraid e-commerce isn’t possible here at, and there are no plans to develop anything for that at this time.

    If you require e-commerce/shopping cart functionality, there are no restrictions on e-commerce if you setup a self-hosted blog instead of a free hosted blog. See here to learn the differences:

    no blogger initiated advertising, retailing or reselling the work created or services provided by anyone other than yourself is allowed on free hosted wordpress.COM blogs. E-commerce transactions via shopping carts and the like cannot be conducted on free blogs from and being free hosted by wordpress.COM

    The advertising exceptions noted in support documentation are for high traffic blogs that qualify for and are accepted into the Ad Control program, and for extremely high traffic blogs that qualify and are accepted into the paid VIP hosting program.

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