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Sell ringtones for download to my website

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Hi everyone,

I currently have a website for my band (check out our tunes if you're interested, http://www.boundbysubstance.com) and I want to allow people to download samples of our songs as ringtones for their mobile phones. I want to charge a small fee for this maybe $1 or $2 also.

Whenever I search on google I can only find sites that sell ringtones, nothing on how to provide ringtones as a web admin.

I would like to run all of this on my server if possible, without needing to pay a service to provide them for me. Please point me in the right direction for scripts (PHP preferable) or software that will allow me to do this.

Thanks,
Steve
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Well, a CMS like Joomla has modules available that can do that sort of stuff for you.
The CMS
http://www.joomla.com
Extensions you might find useful
http://extensions.joomla.org/component/option,com_mtree/task,listcats/cat_id,1824/Itemid,35/ 
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TeRReF,

Joomla seems to only have payment gateways (I already use Paypal, click to buy buttons), nothing for ringtones. Did I miss it?

Steve
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You're right, there is nothing specificly for ringtones, but I figured, you could use another online shop module to sell them. Instead of (for instance) houses, you enter ringtones as your product :)
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Thanks for the help, but my real problem is the ringtone aspect.
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Here is a code example that might help you further...
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