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*SOLVED Credit & debit Cards the default payment on Woocommerce Paypal gateway

Simple 2-minute walkthrough below. This guide assumes you already have Woocommerce and Paypal installed with advanced payment processing turned on.

Introduction: When it comes to online payments, providing a seamless and convenient checkout experience is key to boosting sales. If you’re using WooCommerce with PayPal as your payment gateway, you might want to set credit and debit cards as the default payment option to streamline the checkout process for your customers. In this quick guide, we’ll show you how to achieve just that.

Step 1: Access WooCommerce Settings: Log in to your WordPress admin dashboard and navigate to WooCommerce on the left menu, then select settings.

Step 2: Go to Payment Gateways: Once in the WooCommerce settings, click on the “Payments” tab.

Step 3: Configure PayPal Settings: Locate the PayPal payment gateway among the list of available payment methods. Now, locate Advanced Card Processing.

Step 4: Enable PayPal Payments: Make sure that PayPal payments are enabled and Advanced Card Processing is enabled too. This ensures that customers have the option to pay using their PayPal account and Advanced Card Processing.

Step 5: Set Credit & Debit Cards as Default: On the left of each row there is a small 3-line burger menu. Hover mouse over 3-line burger menu for Advanced Card Processing and click and drag to the top of the list.

Step 6: Save Changes: After making the necessary changes, don’t forget to save your settings and clear cache.

Step 7: Test Checkout Process: To ensure that credit and debit cards are now set as the default payment option, proceed to the checkout page on your WooCommerce store and verify that customers are prompted to enter card details by default.

Conclusion: By following these simple steps, you can enhance the checkout experience for your customers by setting credit and debit cards as the default payment option on your WooCommerce store’s PayPal gateway. This small adjustment can make a big difference in conversion rates and customer satisfaction.