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Changing from paypal cart and buttons to mals

    Sep 14 2008 23:35:11



    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 1

    I am very much a novice, but have managed to set up a basic website with paypal buttons and a paypal shopping cart. I'd like to switch from paypal to mals because I like the mals cart better and I'd like to accept credit cards through the costco merchant services.
    Is there any way to tweak all the paypal buttons I already have set up so that they redirect to a mals cart or do I need to redo all my buttons from scratch.
    Also, curious how to set up buttons with mals that have multiple options, like a box where the consumer can choose which color they want out of 15 color choices.

    Sep 15 2008 00:46:15


    Debbie Q

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 4998

    It can be done. You can compare the 2 codes then swap out the field names to match what is required to send it to the cart. I have used a global find and replace for each field and changed all the paypal codes on a site to mals codes at once before. Not necessarily easy but doable.

    To add a drop down menu for colors you would add something like this to your product form.

    <select name="product[]" size="1">
    <option selected value=""></option>
    <option value="Red">Red</option>
    <option value="Blue">Blue</option>
    <option value="Green">Green</option>

    Debbie Q

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