[thelist] Paypal shopping cart: single shipping cost for multiple items

Mark Groen evolt at markgroen.com
Mon May 5 15:36:58 CDT 2008

On Monday 05 May 2008 11:06:06 Joel D Canfield wrote:
> Client charges the same price for shipping any number of his prints. I
> tried leaving the shipping cost zero on the prints, and creating a
> separate shipping item for shoppers to add manually, but he doesn't like
> that and I don't blame him.
> Any suggestions?

What is the ideal result? A flat shipping rate can be added to the Paypal 
shopping cart code - add a hidden field like below and it will be calculated 
into the total at checkout:

<input type="hidden" name="shipping" value="24.95">

You can also set up a sandbox account at Paypal to test things out with, 
follow link on this page to developer central:


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