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v:1.0:checkout [2012/08/01 04:43]
adam [Configuration Options]
v:1.0:checkout [2012/11/01 14:25] (current)
foxybrett fixing a stray period after a mystery updater made some nice fixes
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 ===== How and Why FoxyCart'​s Checkout Is Different ===== ===== How and Why FoxyCart'​s Checkout Is Different =====
-One of the major piece we wanted to simplify and improve upon when we started FoxyCart was the checkout page. In addition to making it a very dynamic one-page checkout, we also revolutionized (big hypey word, we know, but we feel it's true) the way customers choose between a guest checkout or creating an account.+One of the major pieces ​we wanted to simplify and improve upon when we started FoxyCart was the checkout page. In addition to making it a very dynamic one-page checkout, we also revolutionized (big hypey word, we know, but we feel it's true) the way customers choose between a guest checkout or creating an account.
  
 No longer will your customers be presented with inputs for their email and password, only to submit the form and be told that they don't have a user, and that if they'd like to register they can click the teeny tiny link in the bottom right. Odds are they don't care about registering;​ they just want to buy your wares as quickly as possible. Our unique approach automatically determines whether the customer has an account, and also presents easy options to checkout as a guest user if desired (and configured for your store). No longer will your customers be presented with inputs for their email and password, only to submit the form and be told that they don't have a user, and that if they'd like to register they can click the teeny tiny link in the bottom right. Odds are they don't care about registering;​ they just want to buy your wares as quickly as possible. Our unique approach automatically determines whether the customer has an account, and also presents easy options to checkout as a guest user if desired (and configured for your store).
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 <wrap hi>Make sure that you're setting ''​isValid''​ to both true and false within your logic. If you just set it to false then the checkout will go nowhere.</​wrap>​ <wrap hi>Make sure that you're setting ''​isValid''​ to both true and false within your logic. If you just set it to false then the checkout will go nowhere.</​wrap>​
 ===== Customising which Credit Card types are allowed on your Checkout ===== ===== Customising which Credit Card types are allowed on your Checkout =====
-In some situations it is necessary to not allow certain credit cards to be used on a store, a common example being the need to prevent American Express cards due to a payment gateway restriction. You can customise this with a single of javascript included in your checkout template. Simply paste the following code right before the closing ''</​head>''​ tag of your checkout template, and remove any cards that you need to.+In some situations it is necessary to not allow certain credit cards to be used on a store, a common example being the need to prevent American Express cards due to a payment gateway restriction. You can customise this with a single ​line of javascript included in your checkout template. Simply paste the following code right before the closing ''</​head>''​ tag of your checkout template, and remove any cards that you need to.
  
 <code javascript><​script type="​text/​javascript">​ <code javascript><​script type="​text/​javascript">​
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 You'll also need to update the "pay with credit card" checkout language string in your FoxyCart admin under the language settings. You'll also need to update the "pay with credit card" checkout language string in your FoxyCart admin under the language settings.
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 ===== Other Checkout Actions ===== ===== Other Checkout Actions =====
 The checkout is primarily used to pay for new purchases, but there are certain other situations that arise that are still handled through the checkout. It's important to understand when your checkout can be used for other purposes so you can design and style accordingly. The checkout is primarily used to pay for new purchases, but there are certain other situations that arise that are still handled through the checkout. It's important to understand when your checkout can be used for other purposes so you can design and style accordingly.

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