E-Commerce

Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is the trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet. E-commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer (EFT), supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Use this topic to discuss online shopping carts, online marketplaces, and e-commerce platforms.

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The plugin works great for the sale category but it seems to be making all of the categories behave in the same manner.  Is it possible, to just specify in the plugin to use its logic just for the sale category?
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Has anyone done a payment interface with Instamed?
https://www.instamed.com/
we want to create an iframe interface in Woo to pass payment processing to instamed and get transaction information back.
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We are trying to setup an API in Magento 1.9.3.8 when the current admin password is entered, the system comes back with Invalid current password. Does any one know what password is magento expecting? I am the admin of the system so should be able to use my password, but the role name is not admin, is Sales API.

Any one here have an idea of how to fix this? Cannot setup my taxjar account because of this issue.

Thanks,

FE
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I am building our website and uploading about 1,000,000 tech Items. then will be drop shipping these items when orders come in. This service is to be run in Africa. I will hire high school leavers, and copy contents from manufacturer's website and major retailers like amazon. What is the best marketing strategy to optimize of seo, for category and products pages content? so that when people search these products on google, we usually come out tops.
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I work for a 3PL (3rd Part Logistics company), warehousing and shipping goods for 100's of clients.
Most warehouse orders are received electronically via EDI, XML, Flatfile... and mapped into our WMS (Warehouse Management software) through a middware mapping platform.

I need to get current and offer an API solution. I need to be able to quickly and easily talk to shopping cart API's (Shopify, Magneto, WooCommerce), as well as offer our own API that clients can interact with.

I don't have the tech skills in house to design or build this. Is anyone aware of of an existing software platform I could purchase that would support both types of API?
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I have done front-end Microsoft SharePoint development for about three years, creating sophisticated custom interfaces like Org Charts. Now I want to create my first stand-alone e-commerce website. It needs to support user accounts and subscription-based pricing. Traffic will be relatively low (it's a niche market), maybe 10,000 potential customers worldwide. My current skillset is below. What are the best options out there for me?

Proficient in: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL
Experience in: PHP, Python, TypeScript, NPM, Gulp
Interested in: React
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Amazon is launching a new business where you can franchise a branded Amazon courier service:
https://logistics.amazon.com/

Startup cost is $10k

They estimate annual profit for a fleet size of 20-40 vans at $75k - $300k a year:
https://logistics.amazon.com/marketing/opportunity

Is this the "Uber"ization of the Post Office?
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
I saw that the other day too.  I think the vans turn out to be daily rentals from Enterprise. Managing 20 to 40 vans probably means managing 30 to 60 people, 12 hour shifts, 7 days a week.  If you are at the low end of $75K, that is a lot of work for that amount.
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Yeah, package/mail delivery is a real grind. My parents are retired postmasters, so I'm interested to hear their take.

I could see how this would be an interesting fit for someone with experience in managing a delivery/logistics model, to be able to work for themselves. At the same time, you would have no negotiating power with Amazon as far as payment per package/van. Seems like an extremely high risk scenario.

Seems like the only way you could step into this safely, is if you could look at the historic package volume for the geographic region you'd like to service.
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Using a green screen as backdrop for a webinar

I am finding it difficult to find a low-cost location for a webinar, with a desk, good lighting, that's quiet, etc. Not to mention, you can't exactly bring in gear to the library.

So, I am looking more closely at my green screen at home. This is super easy to set up. I have great lighting equipment.

How do I do live webinar on a green screen?

Is it even possible?

If I instead made a 30-minute video of myself and released it as a YouTube video, can I call that a webinar? Or do people assume that a webinar includes other guests?

Curious to hear your suggestions...
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I have successfully implemented PayPal payment gateway integration into my Laravel e-commerce web application.  However I am still trying to find out if suppose the following scenario happens then how does the recovery take place.

1) The E-commerce app sends details to PayPal
2) The E-Commerce app +/ hosting encounters a problem
3) PayPal send a response to the E-commerce app
     * next course of action is for the E-commerce app to process the response and update the order status. (i.e. Pending to Paid)

However since the app +/ hosting is down then how do we identify which order encountered a problem at that point of time and recover the order status. Is there a PayPal api that help to achieve this?

Your help is kindly appreciated.

Thank You.
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Hackers are getting into PayPal accounts, then using eBay accounts to make purchases and have them shipped to an intermediary address that redirects the package overseas. If you ship to them, good luck getting your money or your item back.
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Moving a Wordpress eCommerce Site.

I'm moving a WordPress / WooCommerce site.  Thousands of products, DB in excess of a gig, 100K visitors a month.
They are interested in Cost comparison between:
1. GoDaddy
2. Bluehost
3. WPEngine
I'm going to go through the due diligence of putting those numbers together.  BUT from a developer standpoint which, in your opinion,  is the best hosting choice and why?  The hosting company does not have to be on this list and the hosting company does not need to be the least expensive.  What company(ies) do you feel are the best in service, hardware, security,, etc...  Thanks in advance.
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I need some help. How could you show the ecotax in the shopping cart?

I use Prestashop 1.6

I'm editing the template << shopping-cart.tpl >> but I can not!

Having the ecotax active, show the prices without ecotax, and only in the cart apply that ecotax.

Thx!!
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i am trying to load custom phtml file for magento2 product page by removing the default design,
can we add custom page for product detail page instead of using magento2 pages
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A business owner I consult for is looking for website or program to manage 15 credit cards so that he can receive up to the moment info on each individual credit card account such as the credit card balances, minimum amount due, payment due date, etc.

The website, cloud solution, or software program will be able to query each credit card website using the usernames and passwords that have been created for each account to get this information.

What kind of solutions are available to do this?
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Ecommerce platforms
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Facebook Ad Question: Can I mention a politician by name?

I have not yet found the lost list of rules when placing a  Facebook Ad. Got that list?

Anyway, I hope I can have some fun on one ad where I compare a particular politician to a "moon bat."

Is that allowed? Or is it a violation?

And if it's not a violation, might it still get blocked if it upsets the person who grades the ads?

Thanks
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I want to attract sales people to sell my affiliate product, but I don't want to go beyond the limit of a few hours a week of managing the website.

So, I posted my offer on Freelancer and one person applied to the position, and then suddenly the job offer was taken down from Freelancer. (I am not sure why).

The job offer was a good offer, it said that sales person would earn 80% of the commissions. That's a good offer for someone to earn from the website. But the statistics
reveal that only that one person applied for the position.

If I have to spend many hours soliciting the job offer in order to get a sales person, then instead, I should close the website(s) because there is no time to deal with that.

Can anyone tell me where I can find such a sales person who will work in that scenario so as to expedite the sales of the website? (but without exceeding three hours a week
of management).
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I have numerous ways to break up my research into articles.

So I hope I can create a dozen titles and find a way to test which would get the most clicks.

Any way to do this before I write the articles?
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I am moving to WooCommerce and I am presently using Prestashop 1.5.  I have all of what I needed transferred over to the new site and cart.  With the exception, of the images.  Can someone tell me how I can export my images to a csv file which I can then import into WooCommerce?

I am on a Centos 6 server using php for the Prestashop installation.

Thanks,

Randal
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Problems with the Etsy Platform, recently...

I have a friend who was doing well for years on Etsy, selling crafts and keeping busy, with a work backlog that was quite dependable. But then it shut off, like a light-switch.

And others I know who depend on Etsy also seem to have the volume of business shot off.

Is this a known problem?

Was there, perhaps, a software change that caused a problem that can be rectified?

Please give me as much information as you have to help me see if there is anything that can be done.


Thanks!
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Looking for a Real Estate sales database

It would be pretty cool to find a database of property sales over the last 10 years (for example) in a certain city, and with the address listed.

Does such a DB exist?

I would need to get access to it so I can query it, not just do a single lookup on a website.

Thanks
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What is the best time length for an online seminar?

I plan to give a live seminar that I expect will take up the morning, perhaps from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

But I want to offer this via the web also. It will be live, but wonder if people have different expectations for webinars?

I have been told it should be no longer than 2 hours. But this would force me to make a shorter version of the seminar, and I wold need to take out important information.

What are your thoughts about the length and if I really should reduce the amount of content?

Or, if I take breaks and let people stretch, is three hours of sitting about the same, regardless of where it is?

Thanks
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I would like to create a simple on line shop.
Basically I can envisage the following.
User navigates to my shop site
Each product is on its own webpage with payment button options (eg. PayPal, Visa, Mastercard)
The payment button is clicked and then my page gets the confirmation payment is accepted.
Then I either navigate to another page for the download or send a link via email with download instructions.

OK. Hope it is clear so far.

Would Javascript be suitable with HTML for developing such a site?  A database (MySQL) would be available as part of the hosting - not certain if I need it though.

How can I hide the actual code from the person navigating to my site?  I would not want someone to be able to look at code like the following pseudocode:
If PaymentOK then goto www.MyDownloadIsHere.xyz
Because anyone could then copy the link and go directly to the download without paying.
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I have my restaurant if I want to accept payment by bitcoin  How can i do it , Is it to slow to get payment , do it have anything that I should be concern
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Hi  

I have a client who needs a ticket/voucher/coupon management system for handling  

Physiotherapy sessions

 
The client has around 2000 coupons yearly and around 100 partner clinics

I will be referring to the client as company B

This is the current method:

Company A has employees with 10 coupons each,

Employee 1 from Company A calls Clinic A and orders a massage, Clinic A then contacts Company B and informs that Employee 1 from Company A has used 1 coupon.

Company B then registers the remaining coupons in an excel document, and forwards a verification to Clinic A

Clinic A then sends a verification, to Employee 1 from Company A.

 

Requested method:

The client (Company B) needs a system where the clinics can register and remove coupons from the individual employee from the different companies through a website

 
Nice to have:

The ability to send remaining coupons out to companies

A function for The Companies to be able to buy new coupons and see current coupons
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E-Commerce

Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is the trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet. E-commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer (EFT), supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Use this topic to discuss online shopping carts, online marketplaces, and e-commerce platforms.