How to Create a Buy Button
  • 03 Mar 2023
  • 2 Minutes to read

How to Create a Buy Button

Create a Buy Button

If you want to create a Buy Button for one of your payment pages, you can do so by logging into your Helcim account and clicking on Payment Pages from the left-hand features menu and then selecting Payment Page List to view a list of your available payment pages.

Next, select the payment page that you want to create the Buy Button for by clicking on the page from your list of available payment pages.hosted payment pagesSelect Buy Button Generator from the menu on the right-hand side of your button generatorYou can now select the type of button that you would like to create and click Next.create button typeNext, enter the button settings. The type of button that you select on the previous screen to affect the information that you need to enter on the Button Settings screen.


You can enter an amount for this specific button. You can create many buttons with different amounts for the same payment page if you need.amountTotal Amount: The purchase amount
Invoice ID: The Invoice Number for the purchase
Customer ID: The customer code

Product From Catalog

Use this option to create a button specifically for a product from your catalog.from product catalogSearch a Product: Select a product from your existing product list
Product Quantity: The number of products to be purchased

Product variant From Catalog

Use this option to add a product variant from your catalog for the customer to select.product variant from catalogueSearch for a Product Variant: Select a product from your existing product variant list
Product Variant Quantity: The number of products for that variant to be purchased

Custom Product

Use this option for custom product information.custom productManually enter the product details for the buy button.


If you have a recurring plan created and you would like a button to be a sign-up page for the recurring plan, select the plan you want using the drop down.recurringSearch for an existing recurring plan from within your Helcim Account.

Generate Code

Once you have entered the details for the Button Settings, click on Generate Code in the top right-hand corner of your screen.generate codeYou can now copy and add the button to your page using one of the Generated Code results. Pick and choose the format you want depending on how you want to direct people to your payment page.

For example: You might want to add a Pay Now button to your website and display a QR code at your retail location to direct people to the payment page.

Here are the different format you can use to deploy your payment page:

resultsGenerated URL: If you click the Click Here you will be taken to the actual payment page to see what your buy button looks like.
url for buy button

QR Code: You can print this QR code to display for customers. When a customer scans the code using their mobile phone they will be directed to your payment page.
qr code

URL: This is the URL of the payment page.
url of payment pageHTML Simple Link: Select this option if you want to create a link for your website.
html form postHTML - Form (POST): Select this if you want a button that says Pay Now.

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