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Feb 3, 2008 How to install coupons module for osCommerce (notes on installation and configuration)

The purpose of this post is not to replace the original coupons module installation manual, but to provide answers that you might have while installing it. It is based on my own experience and might be different from yours. This post is a part of set related to installing and configuring your own store. Please read the master post here.

Feb 3, 2008 How to configure Paypal Website Payments Pro module for osCommerce (notes on installation and configuration)

The purpose of this post is not to replace the original PayPal installation manual, but to provide answers that you might have while installing it. It is based on my own experience and might be different from yours. This post is a part of set related to installing and configuring your own store. Please read the master post here.

Feb 3, 2008 How to configure USPS module for osCommerce (notes on installation and configuration)

The purpose of this post is not to replace the original USPS installation manual, but to provide answers that you might have while installing it. It is based on my own experience and might be different from yours. This post is a part of set related to installing and configuring your own store. Please read the master post here.

  1. You need to signup for USPS web tools. You can do it here: https://secure.shippingapis.com/registration/
  2. In a few minutes you’ll get the email with your web tools login and password.
  3. Send email to icustomercare@usps.com asking to switch your account to production server. You don’t have to test or wait. Indeed you should not do that as API used on USPS test servers doesn’t match the API used on production servers (sic!!). I.e. your osCommerce standard USPS shipping plugin won’t work with test servers! Actually that plugin is hardcoded to use production servers, but even if you patch it USPS test servers will return you error while production server will work fine.
  4. After your account is switched to production you can go to admin menu of osCommerce->Modules->Shipping->United States Postal Sevice and configure it with your account data.
  5. You can also test it on a fake order. If the plugin works correctly and you will get shipping rates from USPS sever on checkout page.

Feb 3, 2008 How to Install osCommerce (notes on installation and configuration)

The purpose of this post is not to replace the original osCommerce installation manual, but to provide answers that you maight have while installing it. It is based on my own experience and might be different from yours. This post is a part of set related to installing and configuring your own store. Please read the master file here.

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