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Paypal - specify limited or indefinite subscription service

I'm creating a paypal check-out form for a subscription service. Paypal allows me to specify the "reacurring times" of the subscription with the "srt" option: ...
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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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PayPal Basic vs PayPal Pro and credit card security

This link provides a comparison between PayPal Basic and PayPal Pro plans. To me basic PayPal is ideal but I need to be able to transfer funds between two PayPal accounts and for that I have to ...
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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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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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Products details problem with PayPal Express Checkout

After I redirect from my shopping cart to Paypal using SetExpressCheckout I can't see my product details on the left. I have the following code: METHOD=SetExpressCheckout& VERSION=54.0& ...
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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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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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Paypal parallel payments implementation in Magento

I want to integrate PayPal parallel payments in Magento. Is this possible through Magento's admin interface without working on the code? Are there any extensions available for this? I have already ...
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Magento: When paying with Paypal, shipping cost is charged twice

I'm using Magento 1.4.2. When I'm paying for an order with Paypal, the total is calculated alright but then Paypal charges twice for the shipment. I'm not using any custom modules. Any idea why ...
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In a simple Paypal web store, how can you add multiple items to the cart with one page load?

I use the Paypal "Website Payments Standard" system on my website - I believe this is their term for the simple style of "Add to cart" button that you can set up under Merchant tools in your Paypal ...
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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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Magento checkout with Paypal

I've setup paypal on Configuration > Sales > Paypal a thousand times, but still not getting the Paypal option listed in the Payment methods on the Checkout process. And yes, I have filled out all the ...
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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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“Pay what you want” system

I'm looking for a "pay what you want" system like www.humblebundle.com had during their last software bundle action. Where can I find such a system? It only needs to support PayPal and should send a ...
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is a merchant account a requirment for a website to take payments

I have had a quick look but couldn't see anything related. Basically, if we were to accept payments for events on our website, via paypal (essentially a Buy it now! button), as a business, do we need ...
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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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Is Paypal the best solution for payment gateway for a website?

I have a realty website that needs a payment gateway for their property reservation. The reservation fee range from $500-$600 and about 5-6 people per month. I was wondering if Paypal is the best ...
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Payment Gateway options other than Paypal, for sending out mass payments [closed]

We were using Paypal Payment pro earlier for the same thing, but for some reason Paypal has been given some new guideline which kinda hinder with the way we need to send out payments at the moment. ...
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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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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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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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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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Payment gateways for Europe (Netherlands)?

I've just realized all Paypal payment gateways are not available in Europe. Only Website payment standard is working, but it is not a gateway, I cannot include the payment process into my website. I ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...