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digital_purchases [2014/07/24 14:04]
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 ====== Digital Purchases ====== ====== Digital Purchases ======
  
-The preferred method to provide digital purchases to customers is via galleries managed by TTG CE3 Publisher. ​ For this approach the following conditions must be met:+The preferred method to provide digital purchases to customers is via galleries managed by TTG CE4 Publisher. ​ For this approach the following conditions must be met:
  
   - The Digital Downloads product is enabled for the given pricing scheme.   - The Digital Downloads product is enabled for the given pricing scheme.
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   - The online gallery resides on the same server as the cart.   - The online gallery resides on the same server as the cart.
  
-In versions of CE3 Cart prior to 2.1, digital ​purchases ​required ​Paypal ​to be configured correctly. ​ Purchases are now possible via transactionless ​checkout.  To enable ​this, set //Enable transctionless checkouts for digital downloads// to '​yes'​ in the Checking Out section of the Cart Settings.+Digital ​purchases ​are can be made using either the Paypal ​or transactionless ​checkouts.  To enable ​digital purchases for transactionless checkouts, set //Enable transctionless checkouts for digital downloads// to '​yes'​ in the Checking Out section of the Cart Settings.
  
 Digital purchases made via the transactionless checkout are not immediately available for download, unless the item total is $0.  To enable downloads for a transactionless order, login as admin, find the order in the Orders section, and mark the order as paid.  The customer will then receive a notification email that downloads are available. Digital purchases made via the transactionless checkout are not immediately available for download, unless the item total is $0.  To enable downloads for a transactionless order, login as admin, find the order in the Orders section, and mark the order as paid.  The customer will then receive a notification email that downloads are available.
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   - Copy the blank //​index.html//​ and //​.htaccess//​ files from //​cart/​application/​skeleton//​ into //​photos-for-purchase//​. You may need to enable display of hidden files in your FTP software in order to see .htaccess listed in the skeleton directory.\\ **Note:** these files protect the photos from unauthorised downloads in sites hosted on Apache web servers. ​ This is standard for Linux hosts.  ​   - Copy the blank //​index.html//​ and //​.htaccess//​ files from //​cart/​application/​skeleton//​ into //​photos-for-purchase//​. You may need to enable display of hidden files in your FTP software in order to see .htaccess listed in the skeleton directory.\\ **Note:** these files protect the photos from unauthorised downloads in sites hosted on Apache web servers. ​ This is standard for Linux hosts.  ​
   - Export a set of photos with names that exactly match those within //​photos//​. ​ Upload these to //​photos-for-purchase//​   - Export a set of photos with names that exactly match those within //​photos//​. ​ Upload these to //​photos-for-purchase//​
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 +===== Offline Digital Purchases =====
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 +CE4 Cart lets you sell digital downloads before having the files available on the server. ​ To enable this feature set //Enable Offline Digital Purchases// to '​yes'​ in the Checking Out section of the Cart Settings. ​ Purchases can be fulfilled via the View Orders page.  Items requiring uploads are noted in the Digital Purchases column. ​ Click Manage, followed by Edit to upload files.
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