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and3008
03-23-2008, 03:36 PM
I have built a website to sell embroidered clothing and it's all html pages, no database. I'm ready for a shopping cart and will probably go with paypal. Here's the newbie question: I need to add a form with drop down boxes for colors and sizes and some sizes will have a higher price. Does this get handled by me before I set up paypal and if so, do I have to use javascript or php...I can put the form on the page, but of course, I need to make it work.

Please guide me.

Thank you.

Rob_Che
03-23-2008, 08:11 PM
Like this? (http://www.perfectpixels.biz/DNT/mens.htm)
I just used the buttons generated by Paypal - ensure they're not encrypted (paypal will ask if you want to do this - click NO)

That way you can edit the code and change the vakues of the drop down boxes too... On mine it adds different amounts
depending on Shipping option. The form is real easy to use... Here's the

<select name="shipping" size="1">
<option value="3">UK
<option value="7">Europe
<option value="10">Worldwide
</select>

The 3 , 7 & 10 are costs in GBP. This code just goes within the form code and it picks up the costs.

Rob

Ricky55
03-23-2008, 08:16 PM
Setting the prices is all done by you if you are using paypal. Using Paypal buy buttons really is very simple, you just insert a block of code that Paypal give you in the location where you want the button to appear.

The code looks like this:-


<form target="paypal" action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post">
<input type="image" src="http://www.yoursite.co.uk/images/buy_btn.jpg" border="0" name="submit" alt="Make a Safe & Secure Payment">
<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypal.com/en_GB/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
<input type="hidden" name="add" value="1">
<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_cart">
<input type="hidden" name="business" value="sales@yoursite.co.uk">
<input type="hidden" name="item_name" value="Dixie Musical Air Horns">
<input type="hidden" name="item_number" value="AH001">
<input type="hidden" name="amount" value="29.99">
<input type="hidden" name="shipping" value="9.99">
<input type="hidden" name="no_shipping" value="2">
<input type="hidden" name="return" value="http://www.yoursite.co.uk/payment_success.html">
<input type="hidden" name="currency_code" value="GBP">
<input type="hidden" name="lc" value="GB">
<input type="hidden" name="bn" value="PP-ShopCartBF">
</form>


Paypal will provide you with the code and you just edit the titles and amounts to suit.

Ricky55
03-23-2008, 08:19 PM
I was writing this as rob answered, it looks like he's done exactly want you want so just check that out.

Rob_Che
03-23-2008, 08:24 PM
I was gonna post the full code too - You've added some really useful bits of code in there tho...

Rob

and3008
03-23-2008, 09:44 PM
Thank you for the replies...it's exactly what I needed.

Rob_Che
03-23-2008, 10:05 PM
Mine's a Stella... what you drinking Ricky?

Don't be a stranger and3008 :wink:

and3008
03-24-2008, 12:22 AM
Stella for me, also...don't worry I'm sure I'll be back. Thanks, again..

Ricky55
03-24-2008, 07:42 PM
with a whiskey chaser and a cigar...

davidj
03-28-2008, 02:39 PM
Stella is known as "wife beater" where i come from

Rob_Che
03-28-2008, 03:59 PM
Stella is known as "wife beater" where i come from

Yep, but I'm from Doncaster so has no effect on us :wink:

Ricky55
03-30-2008, 11:19 PM
Its known as that in Yorkshire too.

Rob_Che
03-30-2008, 11:48 PM
Sorry... I meant we're all wife beaters already, therefore has no effect ;)