PayPal Checkout as a payment solution for everyone

Fatih-Kağan Taşkoparan

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Online merchants know it: the range of payment services and fast and uncomplicated payment processing are the be-all and end-all for every successful online store. After all, customers can quickly lose interest due to annoying or unnecessarily numerous payment steps. PayPal knows this too - with PayPal Check-out, the payment service provider combines a complete solution for online payments and enables online merchants to simplify their payment processing. PayPal Check-out has now been updated with new functions extendedwhich should be of particular interest to small and medium-sized companies.

The new features of PayPal Check-out

In future, the check-out will allow users to save payment methods in the "PayPal Vaulting Tool", making it quicker and easier to access their preferred payment method. A "Real-Time Account Updater" for card data has also been added. This enables customers to keep their payment data up to date and avoid chargeable chargebacks - for example, if a credit card expires or similar.

Apple & Google Pay integrated

One of the most important innovations is undoubtedly the introduction and integration of Apple and Google Pay payment options. Managing Director of PayPal Germany Jörg Kablitz explains the company's move as follows: "Online commerce is constantly evolving and businesses (SMEs) need access to a range of tools to help them increase sales and work more efficiently. With PayPal Check-out, online merchants can gain access to all these features with a single integration."


Companies should always pay attention to cybersecurity measures with all payment providers in order to be able to store their customers' sensitive data securely. PayPal Check-out offers liability in the areas of fraud protection, chargeback protection and seller protection for authorized transactions.

Integration of PayPal Check-out

PayPal's payment system can be integrated into your payment process via store system providers or with the help of manual integration steps. In this context, the complete solution offers all common local payment methods as well as flexible financing options. PayPal is responsible for seller protection and fraud protection systems.