The show PayPal checkout option allows you to give your customers the option to checkout using PayPal standard in addition to the gateway option that you configured above under gateway settings. If you have configured PayPal standard under the gateway settings above you should NOT check the show PayPal checkout option checkbox. If you have configured PayPal Websites Payments Pro or PayPal Payflow Pro under the gateway settings above you should ONLY check this box if you want to give your customer the additional option at checkout to pay using PayPal standard.
Smith Cart Settings
When “Show PayPal Checkout Option” is checked two additional fields called “Merchant” and “Merchant Logo URL” will be displayed. See the following screen shot:
Merchant (Required) – Enter your PayPal email address you created when you signed up with PayPal.
Merchant Logo URL (Optional) – Enter the path to your company logo. Your company logo will show up on the PayPal checkout screen as the user checks out on PayPal.
When “Show PayPal Checkout Option” is checked the user is presented with the option to pay on your website using the payment gateway you configured from the gateway dropdown or checking out on the PayPal website using PayPal Website Payments Standard.
See the following screen of the cart checkout for an example:
When the user clicks the PayPal radio button the cart hide the credit card fields because the user will be entering their credit card information on the PayPal site.
When the user clicks the “Next” button they will be taken to a confirmation page.
When the user clicks the “PayPal Checkout” button they are transferred to the PayPal website to complete their payment: