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How do I disable the PayPal error “The seller accepts encrypted website payments only”?

Filed in PayPal

This error is generated by PayPal during checkout because you have activated payment blocking from non-encrypted websites. You must turn this setting off in your PayPal profile to ensure that your customers can checkout and submit their payment via your Big Cartel shop:

  1. Log in to your PayPal account
  2. Click Profile in the navigation menu at the top of the page
  3. Click My selling tools in the left navigation bar
  4. Locate Website preferences in the Selling online section and click the associated Update link
  5. Locate the Encrypted Website Payments option and ensure that it is set to Off
  6. Click the Save button at the bottom of the page

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