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PayPal donation drop-down list

How could I have a drop-down list next to my PayPal donation button, where you can select an amount or an "other" option to enter your own amount?
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Can PayPal charge different prices and currencies in different regions?

I want to set up a payment module on my website: US/Canada price is a certain price in USD, people other countries pay in EUR. The prices is not an exact conversion, but a "round" number which ...
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How to allow customer to “View Cart” / “Checkout” in PayPal?

We're setting up a simple website with PayPal. We've implemented a bunch of Add to Cart buttons and they're working well. But we assumed we would also add a View Cart / Checkout button at the top, ...
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How can I prevent users from creating multiple accounts?

I'm building a site that needs to guarantee user reputation scores are accurate by preventing users from creating more than one account, at the cost of decreased user signups. So far, the only ...
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Testing a simple PayPal “Buy Now” button - but why are there two different PayPal “looks”?

Just testing a simple single product "Buy Now" button in PayPal and finding that when clicking through to PayPal, PayPal will opt to show either one or other of two different "flavours": There's this ...
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Two way payment options for UK customer based website?

I want customers to be able to pay us through our website but I also want us to be able to pay customers using the same payment method. I also want the payment processes to be simple (as possible!) ...
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Possible to send one payment to multiple Paypal accounts?

I have a client who wants to setup a Paypal Buy it Now button on his small e-commerce store. The customer is able to say: "I want to make a payment of $20 and I want this percentage to go toward this ...
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Changing amounts on Authorize.NET/Paypal recurring payments

I'm writing a system that will bill people a certain recurring amount per month/quarter/year. During that period, the customer may earn credits against his next bill. The approach I'm considering is ...
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Starting an online e-commerce business

I was asked by a friend from Singapore to setup an online e-commerce website. I am new to e-commerce. Based on what I've read, in order to process credit card payment, I will need a merchant account ...
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Can Paypal/Google/Amazon accept credit card payments like a merchant account?

Paypal Express Checkout API, Google Checkout API and Amazon Flexible Payment Services allow us to accept payment easily by simply redirecting users to their website and they'll handle everything. We ...
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What is the diffrence between paypal Paypal Payments Standard and Paypal Express Checkout?

I need to implement PayPal on my web page, and I don't know which one to use, Paypal Payments Standard or Paypal Express Checkout or both. To me they seems pretty much the same.
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How can I let users pay other users on my website?

I'm looking for a way to let users on my website pay other users on my website for goods or services and for me to take a percentage of the transaction as well as store the transaction data in ...
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Open source package that SUPPORTS all 3 major checkouts out of the box

Can you recommend an open source package that supports all 3 major checkouts out of the box? By 3 major checkouts I mean: PayPal Express Amazon Payments Google Checkout Zen-Cart, for example, is ...
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Recurring Profile and Bundled Item (Magento)

I have a subscription service that people pay monthly for, so I’ve setup a “Virtual Product” with a Recurring Profile. At the same time, I want to have it so they can add different one time products. ...
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PayPal Payments Pro [Website Payments Pro Regional Differences]

I was reading https://cms.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=developer/e_howto_api_WPWebsitePaymentsPro the [Website Payments Pro Regional Differences] part. I can't understand ...
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What is the simplest way to accept recurring donations? (except paypal)

I'd like to put up a donation system for a nonprofit(outside US, central europe, no paypal/google checkout benefits apply) without too much coding/integration and with a checkout process as simple as ...
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Single billing cylce for paypal subscription?

The subscriptions method only allows at least 2 billing cycles. What's the best alternative method I should use?
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what is the simplest online payment gateway? other than paypal

Or maybe paypal is the most useful of them all.?? to be integrated in asp.net c#
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Is paypal's IPN reliable enough?

I am creating my first ever major plugin for Wordpress and I intend to share it to the community. It integrates paypal's subscription button which is very useful for people who wishe to build a ...
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Security considerations for my first eStore

I have a website through which I am going to sell few products. It is hosted on a simple shared-hosting and does not have SSL. On the products page, each product has a Buy Now button created from my ...
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Paypal alternatives for personal site donations “adult friendly”

Paypal has a policy against having using them if your site has any adult content. I'm wondering if there are any services that work similar to paypal, but that don't mind some adult content, or being ...
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How to resolve paypal pending balance for subscription type?

Pending balance rule seems to be only for ebay sellers and to get away from it is to make buyers drop a feedback about the seller. How about for subscription type only? I cannot let users view my ...
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For Paypal website payments standard, Do I need to create add to cart buttons using my client's account?

I wish to use Paypal web site payments standard on one of my clients webpages. It's a simple static site, so I do not wish to use a e-commerce package. I'm creating test code using my own paypal ...
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Paypal Subscriptions - Getting users to continue to success/failure URLs

I have a private, paid-user-only service and I'm using Paypal Subscriptions as my payment gateway. It has been properly set-up (or I believe it has) with custom URLs defined for successful payments or ...
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Accept Credit Cards / PayPal on Website for Delayed Processing

I'm trying to setup a basic system on my site to accept credit cards for delayed processing. What I will be doing is collecting a bunch of orders/credit cards for a group of people, then after a ...
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Accepting money on a website as payment: when do I move past PayPal?

I have a website I accept payments via PayPal. This works well, at what point does it make sense to change providers, given PayPal takes a higher percentage than some other services. What are the best ...
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do I need to login the second time I use “paypal standard payment”?

Paypal Payment Standard doesn't require to be registered to paypal to perform payment. However I've read on a blog that the second time you proceed, it recognize your credit card and ask you to ...
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What is the best kind of checkout system for a website?

I have worked with quite a few checkout systems and eCommerce platforms. Are there certain kinds of interfaces that convert sales better than others? For me there are really only two questions: ...
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How confident are buyers about paying via PayPal as opposed to integrated solutions?

I have an e-commerce site which has PayPal integrated as our payment processor as the site is fairly new and doesn't yet receive many orders. I'm wondering how the general public see the PayPal ...
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Google, Amazon, PayPal, roll your own, Shopping Cart/Checkout option that doesn't put off potential customers?

Google, Amazon, PayPal, roll your own. We have a custom coded online store with custom shopping carts that is using Amazon for the checkout process. When the customer 'checks out' of our site, they ...