Solved

ups calculator

Posted on 2006-11-14
13
319 Views
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Hi,

What is the easiest way to add ups calculator to paypal
button?

Grig.
0
Comment
Question by:grig
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
  • 3
13 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:pigmentarts
ID: 17940499
If it’s a dynamic price i.e. not fixed, then you will need to do this in JavaScript or a server side language and amend the price to the paypal button
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:pigmentarts
ID: 17940618
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
pigmentarts earned 125 total points
ID: 17940632
from what i can tell you can setup a shipping account but its not added till checkout, you may want to just tell the user the shipping fees before checkout and let them add it?
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:grig
ID: 17944960

This is just rate, that depends on amount of shipping product,
I need distance calculations for UPS.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:weikelbob
ID: 17962297
I have struggled with various 3rd party scripts for this exact thing and I recommend just using the UPS API
0
 

Author Comment

by:grig
ID: 17970638
weikelbob

Thanks, looks like I coming to the same conclusion,
I subscribed to the service, but didn't do anything to use it on my site.

Can you tell me, please, what kind language do I have to use to integrate
UPS API, is it advanced programing?

0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:weikelbob
weikelbob earned 125 total points
ID: 17971979
There's some UPS information here. You need the tracking tool, I believe

http://www.ups.com/content/us/en/bussol/offering/technology/automated_shipping/online_tools.html

Register here:

http://www.ups.com/e_comm_access/gettools_index?loc=en_US

choose the tracking tool. As the first page says, you need HTML and XML. XML is so simple, it's really only half of a programming language. A good tutorial is here:

www.w3schools.com/xml

Let me know if you run into any difficulties.

Bob
0
 

Author Comment

by:grig
ID: 17975059
weikelbob

Yes, I figured with html version - simple, but I don't have
any experience with xml ( know javascript, php, ...) - wondering if you
can refer to some example specific to ups/xml.

Thanks.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:weikelbob
ID: 17975423
UPS has email help once you are registered and have a developer's key. You can register here:

http://www.ups.com/e_comm_access/gettools_index?loc=en_US

EE has a topic area for XML. They would be more helpful. Here's the link: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/XML/

Let me know if that helps.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:weikelbob
ID: 17975455
XML is simple enough to learn. You can probably learn what you need in an hour or two. I had trouble finding code specific to UPS but I'm sure this is because this is not my area of expertise.

The w3schools link I gave you is good.

If any other experts have something to add, feel free.

A pointer question in the XML topic area would probably good.

Bob
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Read about how to approach blogging and about ways to do it right. Stand out from the crowd and let your knowledge be consumed by a large audience. This article aims to explain how your blog should look like,  the most important things to do while b…
This story has been written with permission from the scammed victim, a valued client of mine – identity protected by request.
Viewers will get an overview of the benefits and risks of using Bitcoin to accept payments. What Bitcoin is: Legality: Risks: Benefits: Which businesses are best suited?: Other things you should know: How to get started:
Learn how to set-up custom confirmation messages to users who complete your Wufoo form. Include inputs from fields in your form, webpage redirects, and more with Wufoo’s confirmation options.

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question