How to accept payments in Weebly

By David Nge • Last Updated: June 13, 2022

Here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a payment processors, create a new product and add a checkout button to your Weebly site so you can start accepting payments online.

In Summary, we'll go over:

Let's dive right in.

How to set up Square, Stripe or Paypal

First,login to your Weebly dashboard.

On the left side bar, head to Settings ➞ Checkout.

Head over to the checkout page
Head over to the checkout page

In the checkout settings page you should see the following payment options:

Weebly payment processor options
Weebly payment processor options

Out of the 3 checkout options you can set up up to 2 at the same time. You can always set up Paypal but you will have to choose either Square or Stripe as they're both competing payment processors.

The process to set up each of them is similar. You have to:

  1. Choose a checkout option.
  2. Login to your Square, Stripe, or Paypal account.
  3. Authorize Weebly to connect with the chosen payment processor.

In this tutorial we'll just go over the setup process for connecting Stripe to your Weebly account.

Click the Connect button for Stripe.

Connect Stripe with Weebly
Connect Stripe with Weebly

You'll be asked to create a new Stripe account or login to an existing one.

Click Connect, enter your Stripe account details, and fill in the 6-digit authenticator code.

Login or create a new Stripe account
Login or create a new Stripe account

Click Connect once more to confirm the Weebly—Stripe integration.

Authorize Weebly to connect with Stripe
Authorize Weebly to connect with Stripe

If everything goes smoothly, you'll see a confirmation message in the checkout dashboard.

Weebly successfully connected with Stripe
Weebly successfully connected with Stripe

Add a checkout button on your Weebly site

Now let's add a checkout button to your site so you can start accepting payments!

In your Weebly dashboard, select a site to edit.

Select a site to edit on the Weebly dashboard
Select a site to edit on the Weebly dashboard

In the main editor, drag a Products element to the desired page location.

Drag the Products element in the main editor
Drag the Products element in the main editor

If you have an existing product then select from the dropdown menu, otherwise add a new product to your store.

Add a new product in Weebly
Add a new product in Weebly

Fill in the product details:

  1. ITEM TYPE:

2. Item Title — Name of the product.

3. Price — Original price

4. Sale Price — Price after discount

5. Media — Upload a product image

6. Description — Product description

7. Digital Downloads Settings— Upload digital files and set download availability per buyer.

8. SEO settings — Settings to get your product discoverable on search engines.

Fill in the product details
Fill in the product details

Once you've filled in the product details, hit Save on the top right corner.

Save the new product you've created
Save the new product you've created

Back in the main editor, click on the Products element to select a product (that you've just created).

Click to Select a product
Click to Select a product

Select the product(s) you've created.

Select the product you've created
Select the product you've created

Choose a layout for your product.

Select a product layout
Select a product layout

Click Publish to live the changes.

Publish your product live
Publish your product live

That's it!

You've now created a product that allows you to accept payment on your Weebly site.

Whether you're selling a product (physical or digital), service, membership or accepting donation, your customers can send you a payment via credit card or Paypal.

Weebly will automatically set up the entire checkout workflow for you.

Here's how the Weebly checkout flow looks like when a customer purchase one of your products:

Weebly product page
Weebly product page
The add to cart page
The add to cart page
Payment details and checkout validation page
Payment details and checkout validation page

Weebly will automatically create an order and the payment processor will validate the credit card details for your customer for you.

After you've set up the checkout pages it's recommended that you also set up the fulfilment (pickup and shipping for physical products), communication details (emails to be sent after a purchase), and abandoned carts.

Recommended to set up fulfilment details and communication emails after purchase

If you've made any sales then you can check your sales report under Orders.

Check your sales data in the Orders page
Check your sales data in the Orders page

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you sell on Weebly for free?

Yes you can sell products and accept payment online with a free Weebly account.

How do I add a payment method on Weebly?

First connect your Weebly account with a payment processor (Square, Stripe, or Paypal), then add a product and checkout button on your Weebly site.

What payment options does Weebly offer?

Weeby currently supports Square, Stripe, and Paypal which allows your customers to pay via credit card, Apple pay, Android Pay, or Paypal

Does Weebly accept Crypto?

Weebly does not offer Crypto payment at the moment.

Does Weebly offer recurring payments?

Weebly doesn't offer recurring payment options by default. You will have to integrate your site with one of the third party apps that offers recurring payments, which you can find in Weebly's app marketplace.

Does Weebly charge any transaction fees?

Weebly doesn't charge you (the merchant) a transaction fee. However, the payment processor that you use on your Weebly site does.

Here's the breakdown of the transaction fees:

Weebly's payment processors and transaction fees
Weebly's payment processors and transaction fees