I think that youree trying to invent the wheel. why don't you just use a shopping cart like magento or zencart? On 4/5/09, Kevin Timmins <kipper_timmins at live.co.uk> wrote: > Hi Folks, > > For a long time I have been interested in how it is possible to sell things > online. Designing the product pages is easy, my real question is how do you > process payments? Does anyone have any experience with building this kind of > website? This is in part as a response the the PayPal thread by Bill Moseley > because it looks like it is that kind of thing I should be looking into, i > just didn't want to steal the thread. > > So the scenario is, I have built and maintain a website which is essentially > a picture gallery of wildlife, however some customers may wish to purchase a > more professional print of a picture than they can print off from the lower > quality web versions. > So next to each picture there would be a button saying buy which would > redirect to a page with a unique id number so the picture could be obtained > by the website owners, not me, and then they would print off that picture > professionally and mail it to the customer. > > How would i process payments in this process? The server they are hosting on > isn't a "secure" server, i.e. there is no data encryption as of yet because > I don't know how. So the payment details entering would have to be done on > some other server, I am assuming if i am using PayPal they will handle that > right? > > Thanks in advance for your time > Kevin > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt ! > -- Krystian Szastok Affordable, Freelance Web Designer in Eastbourne, East Sussex: http://eastbournewebdesign.net Mobile UK (Orange): 07528 036 337 Call for more information or email me.