WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart is a simple yet feature rich plugin. It works well for selling products online with the click of a button from your WordPress site. You can add the ‘Add to Cart’ button for the product on any pages or posts with the help of this plugin. You can add and display the shopping cart on any page or post or side bar.
The user can know the number of items in the cart and also helps to delete the items. To accommodate the sale of photographs from your gallery, it can be easily included with the NextGen Photo Gallery. As there are less number of options and codes, it can be termed as a lightweight solution and it does not slow down the site.
You have the option to use PayPal sandbox when you want to do the testing as per requirement.
This plugin is a download version v3.3.0. For installation, you should unzip the folder and upload ‘Wordpress PayPal Shopping Cart’ to the /wp-content/plugins/directory. Next activate from the ‘Plugins” menu in WordPress. You should use the settings and configure the options like your email, return URL, Shopping Cart name etc. To add a product to a page or post, you can use the trigger text wherever you want to see it.
This plugin has multicurrency support. The ‘Add to Cart’ button can be customized. After the PayPal processes the payment, this plugin uses a return URL to redirect customers to a specified page. The shopping cart can be added to a checkout page.
It seems there are few duplicate copies of this plugin. You need to be careful, verify and make sure that you have downloaded the original one. You can see the stats tab and find out when it was added to the WordPress. You can check the number of downloads as well. Original plugin will have more number of downloads. The number of ratings can also give can idea about the original plugin.