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Entries from December 2009

PHP-SecureArea can use buy now type buttons

December 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Normally with PHP-SecureArea you use PayPal subscription facilities which control access to your secure area.  So when the subscription expires the access to the secure area ends. One issue with this is that the customer has to have a PayPal account rather than purchasing through a credit / debit card.  This is because it is […]

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Tags: PHP-SecureArea

IPN History and selling digital downloads

December 24th, 2009 · No Comments

PHP-eSeller when used with PayPal uses IPN to control the digital downloads to the customer. If you log into PayPal you can check what IPNs have been sent out, you can check if your application has recieved and sent back a response (it should be respopnse code 200) and you can even resend an IPN. […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller

Google checkout Oops! There was an error processing your request.

December 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Error when using PHP Google Demo Code. Apparantly this error can occur with certain web servers which have a PHP bug. It can be fixed as explained at : http://code.google.com/p/google-checkout-php-sample-code/issues/detail?id=37

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Tags: PHP-KeyCodes

Shipping and PayPal

December 18th, 2009 · No Comments

There is a facility built into PHP-eSeller that allows you to set shipping for physical goods.  This allows you to set shipping according to the overall shopping cart value.  To use this you just activate it in the admin section of PHP-eSeller.  The calculations will be applied to the physical items only. If you do […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller

Results – What kind of digtal content are you selling?

December 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Running results from the on-line poll this month show only minor differences to last month although e-books appear to be becoming a more popular selling material and have move up the list to second place after mp3 audio files. You can vote on the page : http://www.withinweb.com/phpeseller/index.php The survey is located on the right hand […]

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Tags: OnLine Poll Results

EasyPHP on Windows 7

December 10th, 2009 · No Comments

EasyPHP is an application that you install on your Windows PC and provides a development enviromment for Apache, mySQL and PHP. You can download it from http://www.easyphp.org/ When I tried to install it on Windows 7 I came across a number of problems with Apache and mySQL. This article http://ryan.rawswift.com/2009/09/20/easyphp-on-64-bit-windows-7-how-to-fix-apache-and-mysql-problem/ solves these problems for me […]

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Tags: General PHP

Sell digital downloads using Google Checkout

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments

You can now use Google checkout as well as PayPal to sell your digital content with PHP-eSeller. You need a Google checkout account which will identify your merchant codes. Enter these into the admin area of PHP-eSeller and then select the tick box that enables Google checkout in the shopping cart. The shopping cart will […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller

Sell software licence codes with PHP-KeyCodes

December 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

PHP-KeyCodes is a is used to sell software key codes or pin numbers using PayPal or Google Checkout.  The key codes are entered into the item details and when a customer makes a purchase, the first key code is removed and sent by email to the customer. This leaves the next key code ready for […]

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Tags: PHP-KeyCodes

Vote for digital content type

December 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Take the survey to tell us what type of digtial content you are selling or about to sell. This is an on going survey – we publish the results every month to see if there are any changes in trends. Poll from Snap Surveys … <p style=”font-family:Arial; font-size:small” mce_style=”font-family:Arial; font-size:small”>No javascript!</p> <p><span ></span></p> <p>

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Tags: OnLine Poll Results