Need help inserting PayPal “Buy Now” button, NOT “Donate” button
I am working with a group that is selling tickets for an upcoming event on our website. (http://projektoskar.com) We have registered a PayPal account and I have gone through the steps of creating a “Buy Now” button for our product. It has given me the following code:
<form action=”https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr” method=”post”>
<input type=”hidden” name=”cmd” value=”_s-xclick”>
<input type=”hidden” name=”hosted_button_id” value=”4388849″>
<tr><td><input type=”hidden” name=”on0″ value=”Oskar Concert Tickets”>Oskar Concert Tickets</td></tr><tr><td><select name=”os0″>
<option value=”Individual Ticket”>Individual Ticket $6.00
<option value=”Group Package (5 tickets)”>Group Package (5 tickets) $25.00
<input type=”hidden” name=”currency_code” value=”USD”>
<input type=”image” src=”https://www.paypal.com/en_US/i/btn/btn_buynowCC_LG.gif” border=”0″ name=”submit” alt=”PayPal – The safer, easier way to pay online!”>
<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://www.paypal.com/en_US/i/scr/pixel.gif” width=”1″ height=”1″>
Through reading forums on “Donate” buttons I’ve discovered that, for whatever reason, pasting this code into my website won’t work. I haven’t been given any other options on the PayPal page to put in the button as a link (as was demonstrated on a PayPal “Donate” button insertion help page), and I’m not quite sure what to do next. I’m operating under a deadline (must get this up ASAP, ideally by midnight) and I’d appreciate any advice. I don’t want to put a “Donate” button in because that is not applicable to the mission of this product; it’s a purchase, and I’d like it to say “Buy Now.” Any help would be fantastic. Thanks!
The blog I need help with is projektoskar.com.
Another question: am I even allowed to put a PayPal “Buy Now” button up on my website, or are the only buttons allowed “Donate” buttons?
These resources should be reviewed carefully when thinking about selling something on a wordpress.COM blog as what is allowed is very narrow, and in the end, you really need to ask staff directly so that they can make a decision if what you want to do would violate the terms of service here.
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