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  1. OceanRanch

    PayPal URL Settings - Question for Satish?

    Thanks Satish, Which of the following goes in the Auto Return for Website Payments? catalog/checkout_success.php catalog/checkout_process.php I have seen both stated in posts and also have seen posts saying that previous posters were wrong in recommending one or the other. Thanks again Tom
  2. Hi Satish, I hope you don't mind me asking this question. In trying to get PayPal Standard (with IPN) working I have seen multiple conflicting recommendations of what URL's are needed on the PayPal Auto Return and IPN URL's. The three files I have seen mentioned are: catalog/checkout_success.php catalog/checkout_process.php /catalog/ext/modules/payment/paypal/standard_ipn.php I trust your opinion over all the conflicting documentation and forum posts. Which URL goes in the Instant Payment Notification (IPN)? Which URL goes in Auto Return for Website Payments? Thanks in Advance, Tom
  3. OceanRanch

    Missing ipn.php

    Hi Satish, Thanks for the reply. I am running an old version "application_top.php,v 1.272 2003/03/31 " of oscommerce. I downloaded the zip 2.3.1 and see all the files. However the catalog/ext/modules/payment/paypal/standard_ipn.php is in the EXT directory and my version of oscommerce does not have an EXT directory. If I install the file in my catalog/includes/modules/payment directory then the chdir('../../../../'); require('includes/application_top.php'); code will fail because the chdir will cd one directory back to far and the subsequent require will fail. Can I just change the chdir to chdir('../../../'); or am I opening a can of worms. Tom
  4. OceanRanch

    Missing ipn.php

    I am trying to install paypal_standard_1_0. The installation tips thread http://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/331996-how-to-setup-paypal-website-payments-standard/page__hl__paypal+logo__st__20 refers to 12. Set the return URL to http://<your website>/catalog/ipn.php. I do not have that ipn.php file in my catalog and it is not in the paypal_standard_1_0 addon module that I downloaded. I am running an old version (to be upgraded 1/2012) but I need to get PayPal running. Where is the ipn.php? Thanks, Tom
  5. OceanRanch

    Which PayPal module for old 1.2 Oscommerce?

    Thanks Chris, I have recommended the upgrade and they will be upgrading at the 1st of the New Year. Thanks for the info on compatibility. I was not sure if an older version of OSC relying on Globals ON would work with a new PayPal module.
  6. I'm an old member from 2003 and need some help. My client has a 1.272 oscommerce version with a 1.39 paypal.php installed. They have never activated the paypal module and the site is heavily modified so an upgrade to the latest oscommerce is not in the immediate future. Which version of paypal should I download and install/configure that will give me the best possible paypal system. Thanks in advance for your help and its good to be back in the oscommerce world once again. Tom
  7. Hi Jack, Do I need to have Ultimate SEO installed? Is it a prerequisite? Thanks, Tom
  8. Thanks George but that sitemap doesn't generate the full oscommerce URL ./catalog/product_info.php?products_id=2 Since each product has its own meta data I need a contrib that will create the full URL for the sitemap. Tom
  9. Hi Guys/Gals, Its been quite awhile since I have participated here, so I need your help. I'm running osCommerce 2.2-MS2-CVS and need to install an XML Sitemap that will be compatible with Google, Yahoo etc. I'm hoping to find an "EASY" to install/modify contribution since my site is heavily modified. Thanks in advance for you help and its good to be back. Tom
  10. OceanRanch

    digital product with invoice number

    I'm not aware of any contribution..... However, I would think that you could change the download php file that copies the jpeg file to the download directory. Modify it to create a version of the jpeg with embeded text. Google for phpthumb and you'll find a nice GD compatible function that will create the new jpeg with the invoice number in it. HTH Tom
  11. Around line 258 in catalog/checkout_process.php find tep_mail($order->customer['firstname'] . ' ' . $order->customer['lastname'], $order->customer['email_address'], EMAIL_TEXT_SUBJECT, $email_order, STORE_OWNER, STORE_OWNER_EMAIL_ADDRESS); and make it // tep_mail($order->customer['firstname'] . ' ' . $order->customer['lastname'], $order->customer['email_address'], EMAIL_TEXT_SUBJECT, $email_order, STORE_OWNER, STORE_OWNER_EMAIL_ADDRESS); That should just skip the email to customer. HTH Tom
  12. Normally you just select the database in the left column, then a set of TABs will show up in the right side of the window one of which should be labeled SQL. HTH Tom
  13. OceanRanch

    Orders status never gets set to completed

    Hi Bob, Per forum rules, only the base oscommerce and contributions are supported here. Loaded versions of oscommerce are not supported here on the forum. You'll need to post your question on the creloaded forum. Good Luck, Tom
  14. If you are on IPowerweb, then that may be the problem. I've seen lots of complaints like this in the past. They may be blocking that outgoing IP in their firewall. In any event contact your ISP and let them know the problem. HTH Tom
  15. OceanRanch

    USPS Shipping Weight

    admin->configuration->shipping/packaging->package tare weight set it to what your packing materials are or zero. Tom