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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.

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Hi, we're starting a new ecommerce store. On the new domain, I have the Comodo Positve SSL certificate.

We'll be selling some fairly high-priced items, and accepting credit cards. I know the cert I have is compatible with TLS 1.2, so no problems there. Is there any security reason I should go to another SSL certificate?

There's EV certificates, but they don't provide extra security, just the green bar. I'd prefer just to stay with the SSL certificate I have, if nobody thinks it's a problem. Thanks in advance.
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

           I am wondering if digital products can be bought and resold.  

           Thank you

           George
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When I first got about 3,500 followers on Twitter, I got responses when I sent out something of interest. Today, I may get one Like.

It's politically charged...but I send out dud after dud, and it seems like wasted time.

I still have just as many followers.

What could it be?

Could Twitter have blocked my account? And be sending to a tiny fraction of my follower base?
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I am trying hard to find a way to automate some calculations on a credit card merchant statement. But I must be 100% within the letter and the intent of the rules which define PCI compliance.

Writing a Java app to run on all platforms was a great suggestion to "pre-process" the data, redacting private data, before upload to my site for further processing. But, I wonder, why not do ALL the processing via a downloadable Java App?

Is that a guarantee that I am 100% PCI compliant?

The problem will be when it fails a user and they need it debugged...I would need that PDF file sent to me for debugging. BUT, isn't that a much safer route to take than putting it on a website?

I would certainly have a high security bar to maintain regarding how I handle my PC, and maybe the methodology I use when choosing a password for that email account. But NOT having a website where any Credit Card info resides seems like a smarter way to go.

So, I am now imaging a simple website, probably WordPress. I would post a current version of the Java App for download and explanation of what it does, etc.

Users could download it and privately process their merchant account report on their own PC's. In the LIKELY event they have an unsupported report format, they could email me their full report. (Redacting private data from a PDF itself seems like a pretty high bar for users to handle)

On receipt of the PDF, I would redact all private data for that statement, and delete all un-redacted…
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Hi
I am converting my site into an affiliate marketing one.
I want t be able to share the revenue paid to us as publishers with the individual "readers/users" traffic that we send to the
Advertisers.
Can anyone tell me how this is done?   And how can the payments be sent to the reader/user and by whom.

Thanks
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Dear experts,

We have a project planned to accept online payments on our website.

Our website uses Kentico EMS and is hosted in local AWS zone (Sydney region) with all website traffic behind SSL. We are currently using an AWS dedicated host, however we would like to move to an AWS shared host to reduce costs.  

We will use a PCI-compliant third-party payment gateway provider for the transactions. We are not looking at storing customer's credit card information on our servers. I want to understand the process to ensure we are PCI compliant in Australia.

I would appreciate any comment on below:

1. Does our web server need to be on a dedicated server/host? i.e, not on a shared host?
2. Since the payment will be processed by the payment gateway provider, do we need to take further measures on our current infrastructure (as described above) to become compliant?
3. Anything else I should look into?

Cheers all!
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I have a client who's selling tangible goods (ie: food products) online using WordPress & Woocommerce and who's based out of New Hampshire in the US, .. where there's no sales tax.  

Should I be setting up any kinds of special tax tables to ensure that customers are paying sales tax based on whatever US state they're having the merchandise shipped to? In other words, .. if someone from AZ purchases something from the NH business owner and has it shipped to them in AZ .. does the extra 8.1% sales tax apply in this situation?  Or not?

If the extra state specific sales tax DOES apply .. then what's the most efficient way for me to set that up within WooCommerce?

Thanks,
- Yvan
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I know a merchant who would like to offer ApplePay, but really does not like the high fees he pays already for Visa and MasterCard.

What does it cost him to offer ApplePay? Is it a percent of the purchase price? That is the way it works for credit cards.

Thanks
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So a friend was bragging to me about his "bitcoin balance" and showed me a screenshot

Before I tell him "that's not bitcoin" i'd like to know what it is.. I don't recognize the symbol

he has 8M of whatever this is, and math says it's valued at $0.01 each - what's the deal?

it doesn't look like a bitcoin wallet either

the screenshot was from 5 November 2017 if it helps trace it by coin value
what-is-this.png
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I'm a Cyber Security major and I met a small business that wants an ecommerce site. I've wanted to learn Magneto, so I'm going to postpone my current projects and I wanted to learn Magneto to build the sites. I make $200 a week and I pay my rent, so I was going to build the site for $300 so I can put it on my resume.

https://sherocommerce.com/how-much-does-a-magento-website-cost-general-pricing-guidelines-and-what-to-look-for/#mhost

I read the above link and it said a college student or a PHP Developer cannot create a Magneto website.

Is it unrealistic to think I could learn Magneto to create a site for a small business in 2018?

As far as hosting, I was going to recommend a $5 1GB Linode. I manage servers for my current job, so I will apply updates and manage the server for them for free, then when I need to update to a new version of GNU/Linux I will charge them a fee to do so.


I really want to learn Magneto. If this is possible can you link some good sites to learn Magneto?

If not I guess I will check out Wordpress.
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I have just "published" my book on IngramSpark. I am the publisher, but use IngramSpark as a print-on-demand service and to distribute the book.

They also offer ebook publishing, but I think I need to make that ebook.

Please give me an idea what options I have? What the effort is for each option? What feature my ebook would gain with various methods?

Thanks
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credit card processing hardware that attaches to an android cell phone.

I am the customer and I usually just give cash after watching merchant trying to use hardware/software

why doesn't it work
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I just bought a montior stand and I'm trying to figure out exactly what kind of screws I need, and whether both of my monitors use the same screws.

I have an LG 34UM58 monitor, and a Samsung P245OH as well.
I also have a samsung LU28E510DS/ZA, so I need a dual monitor stand that supports both of my large monitors.

I currently have this stand, but it' won't work.
https://www.amazon.com/Monitor-Adjustable-Computer-Management-HUANUO/dp/B072J1CSCD/ref=sr_1_49_sspa?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1511889498&sr=1-49-spons&keywords=dual+monitor+stand&psc=1&smid=A1W1TYQC4XP3K1

Any idea's what type of screws I would need to mount these monitors?
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I am getting this error when I try to upgrade to  PS 1.6.  
Unable to check MD5 files

Open in new window


https://gyazo.com/ac5132aaa675889b1fe361f435daa34c

What do I need to do for this message to complete and I be able to upgrade my store?
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J have an e-commerce website and I don't use cookies, however, I know that Woo-Commerce does use cookies throughout the checkout process and I'm pretty sure that Google Analytics uses cookies.  Is there a good Privacy Policy Template out there that addresses Cookies even though my site pages don't use them but my Woo-Commerce Checkout does?

I want to place something on my site Privacy Policy but don't know what.
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I know someone who publishes an iPhone app which currently has an input field for the credit card number. But, this means the user must type it in, which is error prone and slow. So, I hope to reconfigure without even any coding changes to the app.

This is the kind of device I need to use...

http://magstripe.org/imag.html

https://www.amazon.com/ID-Technologies-ID-80110010-001-Shuttle-MagStripe/dp/B01CLJV0YW/ref=pd_day0_328_4?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=1R9YXSDV7B64JVP5WD78

https://www.amazon.com/ID-Tech-Idmr-Al30133-Reader-iPhone/dp/B00VGX2QV6/ref=sr_1_2/146-2848884-2147402?ie=UTF8&qid=1511036967&sr=8-2&keywords=iphone+card+swipe

https://www.amazon.com/Deftun-Bluetooth-Wireless-Magstripe-Collector/dp/B01N11U9IJ/ref=pd_sbs_328_5?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=94J69FY5A1Q7NJ4B5877

My question is...

Can one of these be used along with the app, on an iPhone, to get that credit card number into that field, but do so without  requiring any modifications to the app?

I see that some require a merchant account, and those will not work. The app I am describing must run and communicate with the server. It can not use an existing app to transmit the information.

All I need is a way to automate the manual key entry of the credit card #. So, can any of these readers be configured to insert the credit card # into that field?

I suppose, worst case, if the card reader inserted the CC# into a note, so it could be copied and pasted, that might be better.

Thanks
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I know there are many iPhone/Android insertable "credit card swipers," but those only work with PayPal, Square, or whichever brand that hardware is associated with. So, I need a generic one.

Does anyone know of one or more of these gadgets which can be plugged into a smart phone and configured to be an input device by an iPhone or Android app?

Thanks
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Hi Experts

Can anyone recommend an effective WP Plugin that can handle Subscription payments via Stripe and PayPal?
Most Shopping Carts Iv'e seen are too big for my needs.  I have a few products but monthly / annual service subscriptions is my primary focus.  It will need to be simple for the client to use.

Many thanks in advance
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I am working with a small group of sales people and we'd like to divide commissions in thirds for each of us. But I see this would mean we'd need some corporate entity to manage this. But that is not the reason for my question on EE.

What systems exist for dividing commissions? I see this as a potentially complex process to manage.

Are there systems that can be licensed or used online to manage this for me?

I use a Mac, so any non-web app would require Mac support.

Thanks
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Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone,

            With bidding sites such as dealdash.com and tophatter.com advertising savings that customers achieve through their sites, I have to ask this question.  Can people really save money through bidding sites?  The savings portrayed on dealdash.com really sounds too good to be true especially when someone is getting a huge flat screen tv for $100 or a laptop for $30.  When I see testimonies such as these, I immediately become skeptical and full of disbelief.  

            What does everyone else think about bidding sites?  If someone has indeed experienced success or perhaps disappointment through them, please feel free to share.  I would be interested in any review about bidding sites rather it be positive or negative.

              Thank you

              George
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

          I am wondering how I can view a paid off balance of one of my accounts using Credit Karma.

          Thank you

          George
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I have a legacy script for a client that I'm trying to get their original authorize.net coding to work with the new acceptJS coding format.

The following code makes a call out to a credit card processing service (authorize.net).  When it returns with validated info, it pops up a dialog box that the person then responds to in order to finalize the processing.

When it makes the call to authorize.net, a token is returned. But because JavaScript is running in asyncronos mode, if the person is on a slow internet connection, the box pops up before a reply has been received from authorize.net.

What I need to have this do is to postpone the processing of the popup dialog until I get a valid answer of either "Error" or "Ok" from authnet. Anything else should wait for that reply.

In the script below, the call to auth.net is made on line 23:  var resp = sendPay2Auth(apiLoginID, clientID, extr);

On the next line it then looks for the value of resp.respcd.  If it says, "Error" it returns false and thus the dialog box does not pop up.

If it returns "Ok" it pops up the dialog box for them to continue.

But the problem is if the call to authorize.net has sent back a response yet, it gives a value of "undefined" in which case it then just does nothing at this point. Which leaves the customer hanging.

So what I'm looking for is how to code this so that the script will just "wait" until it gets back either an "Ok" or and "Error" in the field designated as …
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Hello Experts,
What is the best online payment service that we can integrate to our applications ?
we need to collect on regular basis from customers in remote areas...

What do you use for this cases ?
Regards
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I'd like to create a payment gateway for my website that would enable customers to send money directly to my bank account. Is it possible?
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Hello and Good Morning Everyone,

            I realize that various credit cards have a 1% to 5% cash back rewards setup for specific purchases which total up to X amount of dollars.  I would like to take this to the next level and bring this concept outside of the box a little bit by asking this question.  Is it possible to get to award points which can be converted to gift cards or PayPal deposits by Amazon and Ebay for purchases made with a debit or PayPal account?  Perhaps there are third-party companies which act like a middle man between the customer and big companies that provide this benefit.  With the holidays forthcoming,  I think this would be an excellent way of lifting some of the financial burden commonly experienced each year.  What does everyone else think?  Is it possible?  If so, where can I go online to check this option out?

             Thank you

             George
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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.