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PayPal is an e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet.

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Registering single letter domain, selling subdomains? [closed]

I am about to purchase x.yz or a.bc (not those, but same lengths). I want to sell subdomains like rst.x.yz to the public, and would be able to run my own DNS servers for it. Is there a system (iPanel ...
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Can I charge customers at random through my online credit card processor?

I'm developing a site and have never used CC processing before. On my site customers are submitting products to companies for review. I charge them different amounts depending on how many products ...
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How to integrate Paypal Direct Payment (i.e. Paypal Pro) with custom shopping cart application?

I've written a basic shopping cart application that is fully functional except for the payment process. I have decided to use PayPal Direct Payment, or "PayPal Pro," but am unsure of how to integrate ...
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Is there a way to capture a users data after a Paypal transaction has been completed? [closed]

Are there any $_POST variables that are sent with my transaction complete url, that I can save in the users session. I would like to be able to capture the email address from the customers PayPal ...
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Is PayPal (Website Payments Standard) appropriate for invoicing?

Here's what I want to accomplish: Agent sends email invoice to client containing payment link. Client clicks link, is brought to a site (ours or a payment processor's), and presented with a payment ...
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Recommended shopping cart: Paypal Payment Pro Integrate into existing site

I ve done research on various shopping carts for way too long now, but I can't seem to find a shopping cart that is SIMPLE, LIGHT-WEIGHT, and easy to INTEGRATE into my existing website. I will have ...
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Where do you pay taxes when you sell digital services with paypal?

I know about a Paypal feature to charge taxes. But You must pay taxes where you receives the payments or where the services is paid (mainly USA)?
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Should I decline a credit card based on IP Address

We are having a problem with a user who comes to our site to attempt to validate hundreds of credit card numbers. He will run around 400+ $1.00 transactions at a time, find some valid card numbers and ...
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Store customer in DB and PayPal?

I am working on payment page of my website but cannot figure out at which process to store customer's details before sending them to PayPal payment page. Here's the process: Choose Product page Fill ...
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Paypal PDT and IPN , how does it work?

PDT Payment Data Transfer is getting the transaction data of the purchase that was made on paypal site and you want to fetch that on your own site and display to the user. Also you may want to store ...
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Can I bypass PayPal's button generator and submit item details to PayPal using my version of their form?

Getting started with a super simple PayPal shop on a flat HTML site. Seems to me there are two ways to go: 1. Use PayPal's button generator You follow their instructions and they'll generate a ...
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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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This transaction cannot be processed due to an invalid merchant configuration

I have installed opencart and now looking to enable paypal pro services for UK, i am newby to paypal, do i need to register for payflow services on https://manager.paypal.com ? if not then what ...
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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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Small, fast shopping cart setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online E-Commerce Solutions - What To Look For? I'm looking for an open source shopping cart solution that's simple and easy to setup. The requirements are: Quick setup for ...
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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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How to get Magento to update order status when PayPal returns IPN message?

When someone checks out in Magento with PayPal, and PayPal flags their payment for review, Magento correctly sets the order status to "Payment Review". However, if after a day or two PayPal decides ...
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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: https://cms.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/?cmd=...
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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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Paypal payment method not listed at checkout after enabling Paypal in Magento configuration

I've setup Paypal in 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” [closed]

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 ...