PayPal Shopping Cart

I was speaking to someone the other day who was looking to contract out work for a website because he had no experience with e-commerce. While it’s ture that some shopping carts can be quite a job to install and debug I recommended “If your customer willing to use PayPal to process credit cards you […]

How Many Items Can I Have In My Cart

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It’s pretty easy to sell things from your website these days. I get requests to connect websites to an in store POS system. I believe it’s probably best if they’re both the same system. Otherwise, I would recommend not connecting them. That doesn’t mean you can’t have a good free online shopping cart. All you […]

Some Great Free Image Tools

I am currently working with a customer who wants to set up a store. They had a spreadsheet of the items that they want to sell. There are over 3,000 of them. Creating a database if items for a shopping cart is not that unusual, but in this case the item images were in the […]

How To Password Protect Directories and Files

In addition to designing websites, I am getting requests lately to just manage data for clients. For example, shopping cart databases, Google or Open Office Documents. Some password protected and some not. I have found that the simplest solution is probably the best one. The htaccess file is simple to use and has good security. […]

New Customer – Old Timer & Lily

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I keep spelling Lily as Lilly. Probably because of my last name, but I think that I got all of those fixed. I think Old Timer & Lily is a very nice functional site. Susan had a store on safeshopper.com and they sent a notice that they were closing. She needed a secure shopping cart […]

A Favorite New Site – Moor Farm Shop

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I have a page on my site with some of my favorite new sites that are showing up on the web. These are not my sites, but they are the kinds of things that I like in a website. There are different reasons that I picked these sites, they all look good, and are clear […]


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Another Easy Way To Add E-Commerce

Here’s something new from Google Checkout. It’s called the Google Checkout store gadget. It’s still in Beta and is called experimental by Google so there are a few bugs, but the ones they listed seem pretty minor and I can’t believe Google would release something like this unless it was about finished. Judging from their […]

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