How do I enable Paypal's iDEAL local payment method?

Activate iDEAL local payment method in your Paypal account

1. Login to your Paypal account admin > navigate to Account > Account Settings.

2. Under the PRODUCTS & SERVICES menu, click on Website payments > Website preferences > click on Update > then scroll down to Express Checkout settings > enable Support iDEAL payments.


You will find the option to activate the iDEAL payment method only if you access your PayPal account using a Dutch IP address.

Integrate Paypal with your Shoplazza store and enable Paypal checkout

1. From Shoplazza admin > Settings > Payments > integrate Paypal with your store. For more detailed steps, please refer to How to Integrate PayPal With Your Shoplazza Store?

2. After you have integrated Paypal with your store, you can then click on Enable Paypal Checkout.

Enable Paypal express checkout button in your theme editor

You will have to manually enable the Paypal express checkout button in your theme editor if you are using the following themes, including Nova series, Hero series, Eva series, Geek, Wind etc.

1. From your Shoplazza admin > Online store > Themes > click on Customize and then switch to Default product page.

2. Here you can click on the Buy buttons title and then enable Show 'Paypal express checkout' button.

3. Don't forget to click Save draft in the top right corner of your window to ensure that your changes are properly saved, or you can choose to click Publish directly for instant update at your storefront.


Only consumers accessing your store via a Dutch IP will be able to pay for their orders using the iDEAL local payment method in PayPal.

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