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setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:21 pm

Is there a tutorial on this? Or a basic description of what is necessary? Is it a matter of setting up a different kind of form?

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Post by Patr100 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:36 pm

bry wrote:Is there a tutorial on this? Or a basic description of what is necessary? Is it a matter of setting up a different kind of form?
Have you looked at the PayPal tools? What don't you understand about them?

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Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:49 pm

Thanks for asking. I would like a basic description to tell me what I am doing. For instance, Is the whole paypal shopping cart a form?

If not, do the buttons identify my account and item to be purchased?

I'm just not sure how it works. I have about 30 items to sell. One of them will require options - small, medium, large. Other than that, it is simply a matter of how many the customer wants.

My first study of the basic paypal system looks as if the buttons do all the work of identifying the product and the account. But I'm not sure if I'm correct about that. I'm also not sure how that system provides a view of current cart so visitor can see what what they have purchased and how they edit the cart.

Thanks so much for jumping in and being willing to help!!

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Post by BaconFries » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:04 pm

For instance, Is the whole paypal shopping cart a form?
Yes each PayOal button is a form of its own.
If not, do the buttons identify my account and item to be purchased?
Yes it will identify your acccount as you will enter your PayPal details (email)
I'm just not sure how it works. I have about 30 items to sell. One of them will require options - small, medium, large. Other than that, it is simply a matter of how many the customer wants.
This can be done by adding Comboboxes one for sizes one foe amout on the page, then including them in the PayPay buttons propties which will make them part of the button form.

Adding a PayPal Buy Now button to your website
http://www.wysiwygwebbuilder.com/paypal_buynow.html
Creating a basic PayPal Shopping Cart
http://www.wysiwygwebbuilder.com/paypal_cart.html
Building a PHP Shopping Cart using WYSIWYG Web Builder
http://www.wysiwygwebbuilder.com/webshop.html

Take a look at this button (Custom) code that will give you a insite t a button using more than one combobox that allows the user to select what they need
viewtopic.php?f=39&t=60648&p=302235&hilit=zinc#p302235

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:20 pm

support wrote:
Is the whole paypal shopping cart a form?
Yes
If the whole cart is a form, then the buttons are part of the main form?
Also, since the cart is a form, I assume the page is php?
I have a page with all the items already on it. Do I add a form to include all of the items or use a separate form for each item (that I am selling)?

thanks!!

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Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:22 pm

BaconFries wrote:
For instance, Is the whole paypal shopping cart a form?
Yes each PayOal button is a form of its own.
If not, do the buttons identify my account and item to be purchased?
Yes it will identify your acccount as you will enter your PayPal details (email)
I'm just not sure how it works. I have about 30 items to sell. One of them will require options - small, medium, large. Other than that, it is simply a matter of how many the customer wants.
This can be done by adding Comboboxes one for sizes one foe amout on the page, then including them in the PayPay buttons propties which will make them part of the button form.

Take a look at this button (Custom) code that will give you a insite t a button using more than one combobox that allows the user to select what they need
viewtopic.php?f=39&t=60648&p=302235&hilit=zinc#p302235
Thanks much. I will be studying this for a couple of hours, then may have question.

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:49 pm

Thanks BaconFries,

So is each item that I am selling separate forms with buttons on each one? Or is the whole page one form with buttons on the single form?

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:36 pm

Patr100 wrote:
bry wrote:Is there a tutorial on this? Or a basic description of what is necessary? Is it a matter of setting up a different kind of form?
Have you looked at the PayPal tools? What don't you understand about them?
The main thing I don't understand about the paypal tools is that they just seem to add buttons. Do I have to have the page form set up first? Or do the buttons do it all?

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:37 pm

I was just looking at an old website and the products page is an htm page (not a php page). I was thinking that a shopping cart page would need to be php.

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by Patr100 » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:42 pm

bry wrote:
Patr100 wrote:
bry wrote:Is there a tutorial on this? Or a basic description of what is necessary? Is it a matter of setting up a different kind of form?
Have you looked at the PayPal tools? What don't you understand about them?
The main thing I don't understand about the paypal tools is that they just seem to add buttons. Do I have to have the page form set up first? Or do the buttons do it all?
Have you actually tried them yet? You asked for Basic, they are basic PayPal tools. You just add them and then edit the properties so they are not "just buttons" or images. Anything more then read what the others have posted.

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:56 pm

I am adding all the buttons now. It is taking awhile so I haven't tested them yet.

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:24 pm

I'm still tweaking but the last item before beads isn't working for light, medium dark. I obviously missed something there.

thanks for any help and for all the help to get this going!!!
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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by bry » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:56 am

Any help on fixing this one item?? I need to make the choice Light, Medium or Dark.

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Re: setting up basic paypal shopping system

Post by BaconFries » Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:02 am

Hi bry please double check your button settinfgs it looks like you have accidently set one to use the"Sandbox" this setting is just fortesting your button before actuall publishing live....
Both of these are set to use "Sandbox"
"Example of Black and white Rhythm Beads with silver bells and cross Rhythm Beads."
"Donne & Cavalli Tinted Moisturizer with Advanced Protection SPF 20
For Face & Body - $25.00"

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