I began off with the aim of creating an internet site that has no on going prices, minimal transaction charges and low upkeep. The selection of getting all options built-in into the one web site? or do I handle the web site and let a 3rd get together do the monetary transactions? safety is a key to answering this query, a 3rd get together can be my possibility. Firstly I did allot of analysis into free webhosting options, advantages, safety and 100% uptime. The listing bought down to a couple, I examined them and selected Google websites which ticked all of the containers. The principle drawback can also be a bonus, it locks down allot of code, making it tougher to implement heaps of options however will increase safety immensely.
I’ve selected my webhosting, now have a look at fee programs. The shopper must be redirected to a safe web site, the info handed between my web site and the buying cart needed to be minimal as this may be hijacked or modified. I checked out allot of cool Java and php primarily based buying carts however in the long run, all nonetheless despatched throughout code that would simply be modified by somebody sensible sufficient. PayPal and Google Checkout are the primary gamers, being in a Australia, Google Checkout was dominated out so I labored with PayPal.
Google websites may be very straightforward use, first you give the web site a reputation, select a template and mess around with the formatting a bit. Add an image of the merchandise you need to promote, then put it behind your thoughts for a bit, we now head over to PayPal.
Create your self a PayPal account and alter the account kind to Enterprise at http://www.PayPal.com. PayPal provides you the choice of creating pre-made buttons which are connected to your account and since no greenback quantity or numbers of things passes between the websites, it is rather safe.
Making a PayPal Button:
Profile >> My Saved Buttons >> Create New Button
Choose Sure; create an “Add to Cart” button.
Give the merchandise a reputation, if in case you have a number of of the identical objects, embrace an merchandise quantity.
Select a worth
Postage Weight or Postage value for that merchandise.
Monitor Stock, PayPal can cease folks buying objects if you happen to run out of inventory.
As soon as the button has been created, choose the tab e-mail, copy the code and hold this for later.
Return to your Google websites net web page and add a picture that your going to make use of because the “add to cart” button. This may be the one offered earlier by PayPal or you may select to make your individual picture. Be sure you pleased with the scale, Google websites provides you the choice of small, medium or massive, however if you need one thing completely different, it may be modified within the HTML code possibility.
choose the picture, then click on up the highest on the hyperlink button. That is the place you hyperlink your button to the PayPal, select hyperlink to exterior web site and paste within the PayPal hyperlink you saved from earlier.
My completed result’s: