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Multi Items Payment with PayPal REST API (PHP) Shopping Cart Pricing and Costs. An AJAX Based Shopping Cart with PHP, CSS & jQuery. Martin Angelov Introduction In this tutorial we are going to create an AJAX-driven shopping cart.

An AJAX Based Shopping Cart with PHP, CSS & jQuery

All the products are going to be stored in a MySQL database, with PHP showing and processing the data. jQuery will drive the AJAX-es on the page, and with the help of the simpletip plugin will add to an interactive check out process. So go ahead, download the demo files and start reading. Step 1 – the MySQL Database. UPS Shipping API. Developer Kit. Shipping and Tax Calculations with PHP 5 Ecommerce. Shipping is a very important aspect of an e-commerce system; without it customers will not accurately know the cost of their order.

Shipping and Tax Calculations with PHP 5 Ecommerce

The only situation where we wouldn't want to include shipping costs is where we always offer free shipping. However, in that situation, we could either add provisions to ignore shipping costs, or we could set all values to zero, and remove references to shipping costs from the user interface. Shipping methods The first requirement to calculate shipping costs is a shipping method. We may wish to offer a number of different shipping methods to our customers, such as standard shipping, next-day shipping, International shipping, and so on. The system will require a default shipping method, so when the customer visits their basket, they see shipping costs calculated based off the default method. 5 PayPal Alternatives for Small Online Businesses. 259EmailShare Photo credit.

5 PayPal Alternatives for Small Online Businesses

Include Prestashop in a CodeIgniter application / Forums / Community / EllisLab. Hi all, I would like to share with you some of the problems I’ve been working around for too long :> I’m on the process to integrate the prestashop admin and ecommerce capability for the ecommerce part of a website I’m building.

Include Prestashop in a CodeIgniter application / Forums / Community / EllisLab

This shop should work in parallel of the CI app I’ve built, as the ecommerce is only one of the many module of the website. Don’t know if I’m clear enough, my english is a bit poor. In few words, load the catalog, cart and checkout from prestashop and integrate them in the CI app, using the existings header and footer. I don’t really know where to start with, I’m not even sure how the architecture should work, I’m wondering if I put the prestashop folder directly in the root of my ci project or not. The sessions should be quite fun to work with as much as the header and database functions… If someone have already done such integration work could you please leave a message here about how you’ve done it, do some magic with a kind of API maybe? 15 Open Source eCommerce CMSes For Small/Medium Enterprises. If this trend goes to continue, then in 2014, many small to medium business owners will certainly move toward establishing their eCommerce businesses.

15 Open Source eCommerce CMSes For Small/Medium Enterprises

As choosing the best eCommerce platform for your online store is a very confusing task, we’ve compiled a list of 15 free eCommerce platforms and plugins to help you open an professional eCommerce site at absolutely no cost. An open source shopping cart build on CodeIgniter. Community Edition 1.9.1 Is Now Available for Download. The 2014 Ecommerce Site Checklist. This checklist is based on our continual research in to e-commerce best practices.

The 2014 Ecommerce Site Checklist

Our philosophy for developing this checklist is: To always keep in mind the customer perspective. Customers should find shopping on your site easy, fast and fun, resulting in more instant purchases as well as repeat business.Follow the leaders. We looked at what the biggest and best ecommerce sites are doing. They’ve spent significant time and resources finding out how to sell better online, so make use of their learning.Feedback. The end result will be a happier customers that buy more because your site is easy and enjoyable to shop on. Using intelligent recommendations and email re-marketing, such as cart abandonment emails, will supplement this and boost conversions on your site. The list concerns on-site best practice. About us WeMakeWebsites are #1 in the UK for online store advice, web design and marketing. The Checklist The screenshot examples are taken our client websites. [Checklist] 10 Elements Every ECommerce Website Should Conversion Test.

One of the most frustrating things about website conversion testing is figuring out what to test.

[Checklist] 10 Elements Every ECommerce Website Should Conversion Test

Although every website is different, ECommerce websites share some common elements that should always be tested. These elements have proven to affect sales on an eCommerce website regardless of the products or services being sold. Note that in all of the below cases, you could test whether the element should be included at all on your ECommerce website. Or, you could test where it appears on various pages of your website including the home page, product category page, product detail page or various pages throughout your check out process. With that in mind, testing these ten elements will keep you busy increasing your ECommerce sales for a long while.

103: Configuring Taxes and Shipping in osCommerce. The Beginner's Guide to Ecommerce Shipping and Fulfillment. You control your customer's experience for the most part.

The Beginner's Guide to Ecommerce Shipping and Fulfillment

You write the ads, you approve the images, you tweak your website and you write the emails. However once your product leaves your hands to be shipped to your customer you have now handed over your brand to the hands of a stranger. Shipping can make or break your business in multiple ways. Choose the wrong shipping partner and your customers may suffer a poor experience. Simple PayPal integration code using PHP - Ready to use script. This tutorial will explain you about Simple PayPal Integration code using PHP in web application for online checkout.

Simple PayPal integration code using PHP - Ready to use script

Normally PayPal has two environments such as Sandbox, Real Time. Sandbox is for developers which help to do their test transactions (test purchases) before application or project goes live. To integrate PayPal in your applications first go to and create a developer account in PayPal. So You Want to Accept Credit Cards Online? Until recently, accepting credit cards on a website was expensive and complicated.

So You Want to Accept Credit Cards Online?

But that was before Stripe: a radically different and insanely awesome credit card processing company. OpenCart - Open Source Shopping Cart Solution.