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Posted on 2007-11-15
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Hi,

I've got a Joomla website and want to add a PayPal 'Buy Now' button can't find a way to do it, can anyone point me to the solution?

Many thanks

Andy
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Andy

You cannot insert scripts or forms into content pages of joomla by default.

There are a few different ways to approach it, but usually the following is the easiest way to approach it:

1) install a php/script module (http://extensions.joomla.org/component/option,com_mtree/task,viewlink/link_id,1758/Itemid,35/)

2) paste the paypal code into the module and move the position of the module so that it appears in a good position on the appropriate page

problem solved!

the other option is to install a php/script bot and disable the content items wysiwyg so you can paste the paypal code into the content items...
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by:Donoss
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Hi,

I downloaded the HTML module, I've pasted the HTML in and saved it, however I'm not sure how to get the module into the contant page?

Many thanks

Andy
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by:webavt
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Another thing you can try is to turn of the WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor.

After turning it off paste your code into the editor.
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by:Donoss
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Hi, in the end I used Easypaypal!
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by:draytondavant
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I was able to post code into the documet that I needed and it worked great....

I disabled the WYSIWIG Editor in the System Configuration.  Then I was able to use something like Dreamweaver or Front Page to create the page manually.  (I pasted the Paypal code into that document - then pasted all of the code into the Joomla page, hit Save and I was done!)

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