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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.

Long question made short: If CASH is 100% as good as CASH and if one assumes that PayPal is 90% as good as Cash, where does Bitcoin fall on a 1% to 100% scale in your opinion. The only variable to eliminate for my question is for you to assume that ALL intentions of mine, a private user, are completely honest and above board. I know virtually nothing about Bitcoin and am looking for straightforward, honest and blunt opinions of this "product". I do not want to find myself in a situation that I perhaps funded a proposed new bitcoin account with a few thousand dollars only to have someone say to me "You mean to say that you never heard that bitcoin had this or that problem or potential pitfall in the works that I had not heard of. You need not go into great depth on your answer and I request that not more than EIGHT Experts give their opinion so that I can be able to award a decent amount of points to each of the eight respondents with a decent amount of points. Thanks Experts!
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I'm after recommendations for a sim card for Travelling to Europe, specifically Portugal, England, France, Switzerland and Italy.

Just want something that is predominantly for data but has enough phone credit for calling ahead to hotels, restaurants etc.  It also needs to work across all the countries without having to change all the time.
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I'm looking into an issue regarding ecommerce data no longer flowing to Analytics.  I'm not really sure what the issue is but am wondering if an Expert can tell by the markup?
https://filingassistllc(DOT)com
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this is a  follow-on to this question
https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29145248/Need-Custom-Short-Code-For-WooCommerce.html

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The image is too large to be useful.  So, is there any way to programmatically create a short-code that does everything in the previous question but uses a thumbnail instead?

I found this
https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/235313/add-the-post-thumbnail-url-to-a-shortcode-in-function-php

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but I am not clear how to design what I need.
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I have a customer with an ecommerce Magento 1.9.x website.  We have discovered that our hosting package bandwidth usage has gone up considerably.  It appears that some of our product pictures on the site are victim of hotlinking.  I have found some references on how to stop the hotlinking or replace it image when hotlinked.  For example: https://alistapart.com/article/hotlinking/  However, I was wondering is there a way to give the user that viewed the "hotlinked" picture from the remote site, a link back to our site.  If their going to steal our pictures/bandwidth, then maybe we can redirect their visitors to our site??
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I need a sort that uses the parent id which is called jk_sku.  I am on 5.1.1 WordPress and 3.5.7 for WooCommerce.  I only need this as an option for sort.  So following two articles on the net.  I put together this code

function jk_add_custom_sku() {
$args = array(
'label' => __( 'Parent ID', 'woocommerce' ),
'placeholder' => __( 'Enter custom SKU here', 'woocommerce' ),
'id' => 'jk_sku',
'desc_tip' => true,
'description' => __( 'This SKU is for internal use only.', 'woocommerce' ),
);
woocommerce_wp_text_input( $args );
}
add_action( "woocommerce_product_options_sku", "jk_add_custom_sku" );

function jk_save_custom_sku( $post_id ) {
// grab the custom SKU from $_POST
$custom_sku = isset( $_POST[ 'jk_sku' ] ) ? sanitize_text_field( $_POST[ 'jk_sku' ] ) : '';

// grab the product
$product = wc_get_product( $post_id );

// save the custom SKU using WooCommerce built-in functions
$product->update_meta_data( 'jk_sku', $custom_sku );
$product->save();
}

add_action( "woocommerce_process_product_meta", "jk_save_custom_sku" );
//add_action( "save_post_product", "jk_save_custom_sku" );

####### Custom Sort Option ######################

// 1. Create new product filter
 
add_filter( 'woocommerce_get_catalog_ordering_args', 'bbloomer_sort_by_name_woocommerce_shop' );
 
function bbloomer_sort_by_name_woocommerce_shop( $args ) {
     
    $orderby_value = isset( $_GET['orderby'] ) ? wc_clean( (string) wp_unslash( $_GET['orderby'] ) ) : wc_clean( get_query_var( 'orderby' ) );
   

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I would like to setup an e-commerce website for online service, infrastructure services and products to sell.
Maybe I will integrate with Single authentication source like AD if possible.
Any suggestions would be highly appreciated.
Thanks
MAS
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A good buddy and I are helping another friend at a large corporation with an Access database performance issue.  My buddy is developing the SQL Web App stuff and I am in charge of all the server maintenance.  Its a 70% 30% split between the both of us.  Is there a service that will let us be paid individually at these percentages? For example client pays the entire balance and then its split 70/30 between the two of us? Does Upwork (or similar) offer something that could be of help in this scenario? We are being paid via a corporate credit card. Which is nice!
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I have duplicate SKUs in my Woocommerce Wordpress product table. There are plugins that delete duplicates by title, but I can't use those, as I need to preserve duplicate titles. How can I find and delete the newer record that has a duplicate SKU?
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For one of my classes, I have to conduct a 20 min game/activity with the class that explains how blockchain works in an easy-to-understand way. Would be even better if it has to do with marketing, as that's the class I'm in. It can be as rudimentary or as advanced as we want.

Only idea I have right now is playing a giant game of rock paper scissors where everybody frantically runs around for 10 minutes and plays & wins as many games of rock paper scissors with classmates as they can. When each game is over, both opponents have to go to the notebook in the center of the room and put a tally mark next to who won. This shows that blockchain ensures accountability, everybody documents every "transaction" that is made, and that everybody has access to the public records at all times. (Rather than just everybody keeping track of their own score, which could induce cheating.)

Any ideas? I feel like this is a fun question to answer.
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My client wants to configure two types of shipping in her Woocommerce store:
1. Some products will be $12 shipping, regardless of how many products are ordered.
2. The remaining products will be $12 shipping for the first item, but $6 shipping for all additional items.

Can this be done without a woocommerce extension? If not, which extension would enable this?

Thank you.
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Please explain the ".co" domain extension

What does it mean?

Curious.

Thanks.
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I have an existing client who's asking me if I'm a "Stripe Developer" .. and I'm not exactly sure how to answer him, so I thought perhaps I should just ask here first.

QUESTION: Does implementing the Stripe payment method on a website require any kind of understanding of their API, and does it require any kind of custom programming (ie: PHP) ?  Or can it be implemented much more easily .. without any back-end programming being required at all whatsoever?  On a related note .. does the Stipe payment gateway handle the sending out of the payment confirmation emails?  Or would I need to handle that myself (ie: PHP) ?

I just want to know how to best answer my client, as I wouldn't want to underestimate the development costs.  Please advise.

Thanks,
- Yvan  

p.s. I'm already aware of the WordPress option.  Tha's not an option in this particular situation, so please withhold your responses regarding that approach.
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Need Key Word search tools

I need free tools which let me search for words that are used very often. This is for SEO, since I want a high hit rate.

What can you suggest? And what other advice can you offer on SEO? I am starting with my YouTube channel...and will use these key words in the meta-data.

Thanks
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Can I distribute my podcast through Spotify?

I host my podcast at Podbean and currently distribute through iTunes, Google Play and YOuTube.

How do I do the same through Spotify?

Thanks.
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Hello Experts
I need to deliver via web, xlm and pdf files (electronic invoices)
Two ways to deliver.
1. The customer logs in with username and password then he sees all his invoices and can download any.
2. The visitor does not log but enters the invoice number and company ID, without identifying himself,
    Then the site shows the content of that particular invoice and allows to download both formats PDF and XLM.

Is there an already finished product that can do this for us?
or which is the best company you would recommend to develop it.
Regards,
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Can anyone find my podcast on Google Play?

It's called "EagleEye Outlook"

it was approved on 12/7/18 around 1:00 PM EST

it said it'd take 24 hours.

I looked here:
https://play.google.com/store?hl=en

I find it here...
https://play.google.com/music/listen#/sr/eagleeye+outlook

Thanks.
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Checking on my podcast in Google Play

I do not have an Android, but just submitted my podcast to Google Play.

Can someone tell me how to check from my browser if it is live?

Thanks
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Trouble distributing a podcast on iTunes

I have a podcast that is now working:
https://eagleeyeoutlook.podbean.com/

and I want to submit it to iTunes.

Does this mean I need to get picked up as a developer?

I plan to have only free episodes.

I created a new Apple ID but am blocked from logging in when I try and log onto:
https://itunesconnect.apple.com/login

I get the error:
Your Apple ID isn't enabled for iTunes Connect

What is the minimum I need to do for this to allow me to get configured?

Thanks.
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I need to force a reindex of my woo commerce 3.5 site search.  I am using the standard site search (since I can find no plugin, for search.)  I have gone to Woo Commerce settings and don't see a tab for index like some of the internet results show.

Please tell me how to reindex or start over with my search index.

Thanks,
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Removing my TwitterFeed from LinkedIn

I can see the Twitter feed URL but not how to edit it.

How do I do this?
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I am trying to get OS Commerce Joli ver 2.4.0 to work with https.  Can anyone tell me what I need to change to force it to use https?

Right now I am getting errors related to mixed content, for example it is trying to load jquery using http and not https.

Thank you for any help that you can provide.
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Publishing a podcast to the iTunes store?

I wonder if this is a way to eventually generate revenue from my incredible discoveries which reveal the hidden history of 911.

How does this work?

Do people pay a subscription fee? Or maybe a couple of bucks per audio?

I would start for free for a long while, at least.

I will be covering history, but only as it relates to the hidden history of 911.

Does this include the ability to show pictures? Or is it just audio?

Does Apple have "Thought Police" that pull my account if I use a non-sanctioned word?

How do I find these things on iTunes? I'd love to see this.

Is it my job to promote the podcast? Or, does iTunes allow me to use search words, etc. to get SEO traffic?

Thanks
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I really need a little intelligence on profitable niches to start a blog.  I have gone through hundreds of niches high and low competition. I want to go where the money is right now and in the future. I want to start a little blog to run solo.  Can you help me? I really and tired of the get rich schemes and affiliate marketers selling crap. I want to get to the people. I am starting from the ground zero.
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I need traffic to my website. I have started with Social Media, Submitting my sites to Search Engines.

Several years ago, I studied SEO but, I have found that things have changed so much as it pertains to traffic such as Meta Tag's submissions and PPC.

I am looking to building up my traffic up to my E-commerce Websites / Aliexpress Affiliate websites.

Can you help me to build my traffic to my websites and to build my SEO?  My sites are very new in the development stages. If possible I would like free or low costing options.

Thanks in advance Experts.
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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.