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Update to PayPal IPN

December 18th, 2015 · No Comments

In Sept 2016 PayPal are changing their requirement for posting IPN messages back to PayPal for verification. They are making the post url as https. My current versions of scripts already post to https so there should not be any change required, however, they also suggest that https://ipnpb.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr should be used in the future rather […]

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Tags: PayPal · PHP-eSeller · PHP-KeyCodes · PHP-Register · PHP-SecureArea

PayPal upgrade to Certificate which may affect IPN based programs and scripts

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments

There appears to be quite a bit of chat about the changes that PayPal are making to their system to allow SHA-256 during September 2015. This is to do with improving the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) security and is used over https systems. A part of their message is: “PayPal is upgrading the certificate for […]

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Tags: PayPal · PHP-eSeller · PHP-KeyCodes · PHP-Register · PHP-SecureArea

About htpasswd – The file to store passwords

July 6th, 2012 · No Comments

The htpasswd file is used when password protecting a website or a directory using HTTP Authentication and Apache’s htaccess files. The htpasswd file contains username in plain text (unencrypted) and a hashed (encrypted) password. Each line contains a username and a password separated by a colon “:”. You can not see the actual passwords as […]

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Tags: General PHP · PHP-SecureArea

Using different currencies in PayPal

November 4th, 2011 · No Comments

What currency should you sell your products in ?  PayPal is able to handle quite a wide range of currencies and you have to descide which currency you should sell your products in.  I guess the question really is “are you selling to the world or are you expecting payments from customers who are based […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller · PHP-KeyCodes · PHP-SecureArea · SOE

Configuring the fckeditor HTML editor

August 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

The fckeditor is described on the web site http://www.fckeditor.net and is a configurable html text editor with many add ons and plugins. The configuration file in the fckconfig.js file is set to use the english language ‘en’ with a toolbar set called ‘pg_toolbar’. The FCKEditor web site provides full desciption on its options and configuration. […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller · PHP-SecureArea

Restoring Your mySQL Database From Backup using phpMyAdmin

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments

phpMyAdmin is a program used to manipulate databases remotely through a web interface. A good hosting package will have this included. Login to phpMyAdmin. Create a new blank database first. Click databases, and select the database that you will be importing your data into. Across the top of the screen will be a row of […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller · PHP-KeyCodes · PHP-SecureArea · SQL databases

Backing up a database using phpMyAdmin

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments

This desciption is applicable to all the applications PHP-eSeller, PHP-SecureArea and PHP-KeyCodes. You should backup your database at regular intervals. You will then be able to restore the database if something goes wrong. phpMyAdmin is the name of the program that you can use to manipulate databases.  It is usually provided as part of you […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller · PHP-KeyCodes · PHP-SecureArea · SQL databases

PHP 5.3 and Depreciated Functions

January 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Version PHP 5.3 has a number of functions that are depreciated and earlier versions of PHPeSeller, PHPSecureArea and PHPKeyCodes will display warning messages identifying those depreciated functions when installed on PHP 5.3.  It will still work as the functions are still there although they will be removed in PHP 6 To overcome this for earlier versions of the applications, in […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller · PHP-KeyCodes · PHP-SecureArea

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

How to set up an external smtp service

November 28th, 2009 · No Comments

This describes how to set up the SMTP email for use with PHP-eSeller, PHP-SecureArea, PHP-KeyCodes. You may find that you web server is not sending out emails as well as you would like.  Shared web servers sometimes have issues with how quickly the email is sent out and the headers in the emails. To use […]

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Tags: PHP-eSeller · PHP-KeyCodes · PHP-SecureArea