Integrating Paypal with Blogger or any other Blog Provider

If you want to earn from your blog you have many options such as Adsense,Adbrite,LakeQuincy Media and there are several other advertising giants which will help you make more money. But another good way to make money from your blog is by providing a way through  which users who want to donate you some bucks can directly donate it to you and the best possible solution which comes to my mind is PayPal. Here in this article i will show you how easy it is to integrate the paypal into your blog.I have done it on blogger,you can follow similar steps and embed it in any blogging platform

  • Login to your paypal account.And click on the Merchant Services tab.

  • After clicking the Merchant Services tab search for the word Donations and click it then you will see the below screen.
  • Fill the form and selecting your choice and preferred buttons and then click Create Button

  • After clicking on create button you will be provided with a code.Now you have to just place that code into your blog’s code to make it running.

  • I will show you how to integrate it into blogger
  • Login to your blogger account and go to Layout tab.Click on add a gadget

  • After adding a popup window will be opened.Just enter the heading which you want to be displayed and also write few lines of your own choice which you want to display.After writing all this just paste the code which you got above i.e after creation of your button.

  • Click Save and that’s it your paypal donation button is now integrated with your blogger blog.

Blogger Tips And Tricks:- Opening each link from your new Blogger blog in a new window

If you want your visitors to stay for long on your blog and they should not navigate from your blog even if they are clicking any external links from your blog then this small trick is what you all need. Opening the links in a new window will allow your visitors to return to your blog once they have read the information in the external link which you provided on your blog.Sometimes readers just simply forget your blogs name while they navigate through and then just don't care to come back again. So to provide an easy hand to your visitors this trick can be of help. Workaround

  1. Just sign in to your blogger and navigate to Layouts Section.
  2. Under layouts just click Edit HTML link.
  3. Remeber to backup your existing template now so that you can rollback if you don't like the changes.

4.Now just search for the </head> section in your blogger template.Remember to edit this template in firefox because it will allow you to search within the template rest all browsers which i have tested only search on the visible content on the page. 5.After you find </head>.Just above it enter this exactly the same way it is given below.

<base target=' &quot;_blank&quot;'/> Here in my blog the html tags will be replaced by their tags and symbols so i have provide the image below on how you should add this so kindly do it the same way.

Remeber this is tested only for new blogger.I have not tested this myself for old blogger. That's all now save the template and see the changes now your every link will open up in a new window not in the same window in which  your blog was opened. If you have any doubts then do leave a comment.