How to create a modern product page with a PayPal Buy Button

Create a modern product page layout with the uSkinned Site Builder for Umbraco and PayPal.

You can follow these steps for any other third-party buy button provider, such as Snipcart, Shopify, FoxyCart, and many more.

Step 1

Login to the CMS.

Step 2

Under Home, create a new Page, name it and select the 'Full' layout option.

Create a page in Umbraco.

Step 3

Click 'Add Content' and choose the 'Split Component'.

Step 4

On Split Section 1, click 'Add Content' and choose the 'Embed Code' block.

Step 5

Follow the link (https://www.paypal.com/buttons/) to go to PayPal and choose the button type you wish to create. In our example, we will use a 'Smart Button'.

Once on the 'Smart Button' page, enter the details you require and the style options for your button. Now click 'Copy Code'.

PayPal Buy Buttons for Umbraco.

Step 6

Return to the CMS. In the Embed Code field, paste your PayPal code. Switch on the 'Intro' fields and enter your product name and details. Now click 'Submit'.

Embed PayPal buy button in Umbraco.

Step 7

On Split Section 2, click 'Add Content' and choose the 'Gallery' block. This is to showcase the product images that support your new product.

Step 8

Click 'Add Content' to select your image or video type. In our example, we will use the 'Gallery Multiple Images' option to quickly select multiple images. 

Create a video and image gallery in Umbraco.

Step 9

Select the product images you wish to showcase. Please note, you are not limited to just showcasing images, you can use YouTube, Vimeo, or videos uploaded to your Media section too. Once your happy, click 'Create' in the bottom right.

Step 10

Still on your 'Gallery', in the top right, click on 'Settings'. In our example, we will choose:

- Items per row — 1
- Image style — 1:1 Square
- Enable Carousel: Yes
- Show arrows: Yes

Once you're happy, click 'Submit' in the bottom right. 

Step 11 

Still on your 'Split Component', in the top right, click on 'Settings'. Choose the settings that best suit your site design. Now click 'Submit'.

Create complex layout settings with uSkinned and Umbraco.

Step 12

Since the product name in the 'Split Component' will be our page title, we can hit the switch to 'Hide Page Title'.

Step 13

Finally, hit 'Save and Publish'. You can now view your awesome and modern product page on the front end of the website. 

Don't stop there though, thanks to the uSkinned Site Builder's modular approach, you can add more components such as parallax banners of accordions for FAQs to really showcase your products.

You can even use the 'SEO & Share' tab to enhance the product's visibility and ranking on search engines like Google.

uSkinned Site Builder product page using PayPal Button for Umbraco.

 

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