Successfully doing business on Taobao requires the possibility to pay for what you buy. Alipay is the most common online paying method you can find in China. You will want to register on Alipay. Now here is what you will need to do:
First make sure that you have these information ready to use:
Then go to the Alipay registration page.
Step 1: Select “personal account” and click the orange button to register.
Step 2: Click “register by email”.
Step 3: Enter your email address for verification code and click the orange button to submit.
Step 4: The Alipay system sends an activation email.
Step 5: Go to your mailbox, open the newly received email and click the orange button to activate your account.
Step 6: Fill out the registration form now and click the orange button for the next step.
You are through with it! You just have Registered an Alipay account.
Any more questions can easily be answered by checking out the official walkthrough on Alipay website (in Chinese but very intuitive).