In PinnacleCart, you can add PayPal CREDIT (Formerly BillMeLater) Banners to your left or right columns in the form of Widgets. However, you must make sure to have all your settings in order before they will work.


This article is created using a 3.9.0 R2 version of the cart so some steps may not be applicable to your store.

Make sure you have a PayPal CREDIT (Formerly BillMeLater) enabled within your PayPal account in order to use this service.

Applies to Version(s): 3.8.0 series to 3.9.0 R4

How to Place PayPal Banners

If you attempt to add the Banner, and it's either not displaying or shows the following message, then you're likely missing one of the key settings:

"In order to place PayPal banners, you must first accept the PayPal Advertising Program Terms. Save any changes, then click here to review and accept the terms."

First, make sure you have PayPal Express enabled. This is the only PayPal method that PayPal CREDIT (Formerly BillMeLater) will work with. To enable PayPal Express, follow these steps:

Step 1

Go to Settings>Payments & taxes>Payment Methods and look for PayPal Express. Then, click the small box beside it to enable that payment method.

enable paypal express

Step 2

In the pop-up box, enter the PayPal email address used in your PayPal account and make sure that the Offer PayPal BillMeLater is set to Yes. Once everything is set, click Activate.

activate payment method*Note: If you already have PayPal Express enabled, just click Edit next to PayPal Express and you will see the option to enable BillMeLater at the top.

paypal express edit

Step 3

You will need to enable the PayPal CREDIT (Formerly BillMeLater) App. Follow these steps:

1. Go to Apps>App Center and click Details under PayPal CREDIT (Formerly BillMeLater) App.

details button

2. Click Enable.

enable button

3. Click the PayPal CREDIT (Formerly BillMeLater) icon to go back to the App. Find the link under Step 1, 'Click here to Accept Advertising Program Terms' and click 'I agree to the terms of the PayPal Advertising Program.' Then click Save.

accept advertising programs terms

Step 4

In 3.9.0 R2 version, PayPal widgets are built-in. Just click View Storefront then proceed to the Cart. If you've done everything right, you will see PayPal icons as shown below:

paypal buttons

*Note: If your cart belongs to the 3.8.0 series. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to Design>Cart Designer then click Widgets at the bottom of the page.
  2. Drag the banner you'd like to use towards the column you'd like to place it in.

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PayPal BillMeLater

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