Accept Donations with PayPal & Stripe



This plugin will allow you to collect PayPal and Stripe donations on your website.

Official PayPal & Stripe Partner.

Watch this 1 minute video of how the plugin works:

You can place a PayPal or Stripe Donation button anywhere on your site where you want to collect money. Your customers can use their PayPal account or Credit Card (via Stripe) to donate money to you.

Check out our demos & Pro version

What makes this donation plugin powerful is its simplicity. Just install the plugin and in just a few minutes customers from around the world can start donating to you.

On the settings page of the plugin you will find clear instructions on how to sign up for a PayPal or Stripe account if you don’t have one already. The plugin also provides instructions for how to setup a PayPal / Stripe Sandbox account – which will allow you to setup a fake PayPal buyer and seller account (with fake money) so you can test everything before you start selling to the public.

If you have any problems, questions, or issues about this PayPal plugin then please create a support request and we will get back to you quickly.

This plugin works with any WordPress theme.

WPPlugin LLC is an offical PayPal & Stripe Partner based in Boulder, Colorado. You can visit WP Plugins website at Various trademarks held by their respective owners.

PayPal Donation Features

  • View donations made in your WordPress admin
  • Button Manager
  • Page / Post Button shortcode Inserter
  • Donation Widget
  • Built in support for 18 languages (PayPal currently supports 18 languages)
  • Built in support 25 currencies (PayPal currently supports 25 currencies)
  • Each button can have its own language and currency
  • Each button can have its own button image
  • Each button can have itw own PayPal account
  • PayPal testing with Sandbox mode
  • Customer can choose to make a recurring monthly PayPal donation
  • Choose from 7 different PayPal donation buttons
  • Upload and use your own donation button
  • Choose how the PayPal window opens
  • Setup a dropdown menu to force certain amounts

Accept Donations with PayPal Pro

We offer a Pro version of this PayPal plugin for business owners who need more features.

  • Offer recurring donations.
  • Recurring donations can be set up per day, week, month and year.
  • Setup donations that recur forever.
  • Recurring donations dropdown menu.
  • Offer up to 20 amount dropdown menu options instead of 10.

You can learn more about Accept Donations with PayPal Pro here

WP Plugin is an offical PayPal Partner. Various trademarks held by their respective owners.


  • Donation Button
  • Settings Page
  • buttons Page
  • Orders Page
  • Widget Page
  • Button Inserter


Automatic Installation

  1. Sign in to your WordPress site as an administrator.
  2. In the main menu go to Plugins -> Add New.
  3. Search for PayPal Donation Button and click install.
  4. Configure values on the settings page.
  5. Make a donation button on the button page. Place the shortcode it creates anywhere on your site to show the button.
  6. You are now ready to start collecting donations via PayPal on your site.


How do I use this PayPal plugin

Configure values on the settings page. Make a donation button on the button page. Place the shortcode it creates anywhere on your site to show the button.

Can I put more then one shortcode on the same post / page?

Yes, there is no limit to the amount of PayPal donations buttons that you can put on one post / page, or your entire site.


May 20, 2024 5 replies
One of the recent updates (1.4.0 or 1.4.1) somehow cleared the live account (non-sandbox) merchant ID causing my site to have broken donations without notifying me… I restored from backup for now until I found a better solution…
May 8, 2024 3 replies
The new version of this plugin is going to cause massive problems for non-profits, since it is using PayPal Commerce which is geared to financial transactions of a commercial for-proft purpose. The rational for such a move seems insane and nonsensicle
February 13, 2024 2 replies
You can’t turn on the plugin, it says an error!!!!!!
October 22, 2023 1 reply
I tried for a few hours to deactivate this plugin and some of the ways I saw online seemed unsafe to me, so I didn’t do it. I found a plugin that will allow you to disable the plugin on pages that’s called “freesoul deactivate plugin”. It doesn’t actually delete the plugin though. I saw that this has been happening for a few years on old posts and no fix has been made. This should not be on wordpress plugins if you can’t remove it. I would report this plugin if I knew how.
July 12, 2023 1 reply
Plug-in doesn’t work. Can’t deactivate. Can’t remove. Try something else.
June 1, 2023
I wanted to test this plugin to see if this is the one I wanted to go with and it worked as expected. I want to test out another donation solution and I can’t deactivate this plugin without getting a Wordpress Critical Error prompt. No issues deactivating other plugins.
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Contributors & Developers

“Accept Donations with PayPal & Stripe” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • 5/20/24
  • Added feature for setting the image attribute via the shortcode tag.


  • 5/7/24
  • Fix – Fixed bug related to casting an amount as a float that resulted in a PHP error.


  • 4/29/24
  • Major New Release
  • The plugin now includes PayPal Commerce & Stripe


  • 12/9/21
  • Fix – Added nonce security check on admin orders page.


  • 12/3/21
  • Fix – Security fix


  • 10/14/21
  • Fix – Security Issues


  • 10/1/21
  • Fix – Security Issues


  • 11/9/20
  • Fix – Changed the variables for logging and deubgging to use WordPress globals. The plugin now uses: WP_DEBUG and WP_DEBUG_LOG
  • Updated – Pro version feature list.


  • 6/12/18
  • Fix – Cannot modify header PHP warning in Divi page builder.
  • Fix – CSS drodown menu height and background color attributes removed.


  • 5/16/18
  • Fix – Removed button title !important attribute


  • 5/16/18
  • Fix – Spelling mistake
  • Fix – Link was not working


  • 3/9/18
  • Fix – Error message was being thrown in relation to widget function.


  • 1/31/18
  • New – Ability to pass name as shortcode attribute.


  • 1/24/18
  • Fix – PHP Error message caused by widget class name


  • 6/15/17
  • Updated – Tested plugin up to WordPress version 4.8
  • Fix – Fixed code formatting issue


  • 8/26/16
  • Updated – Updated the settings page right sidebar to offer information about the pro version.


  • 8/20/16
  • Updated – Changed plugin name, dropped the word easy at the beginning.
  • Updated – Updated WordPress version tested up to tag.


  • 2/8/15
  • Bug fix – Dropdown menu option 8 was not saving
  • Updated – Updated WordPress version tested up to tag


  • 12/20/15
  • Bug fixes


  • 12/11/15
  • Initial release