What is the best solution to integrate Paypal Pro?

Hi,

I got approved for Paypal Pro and asked them to install Paypal Pro 3.0 which is now complete.

My questions are? What would be my best solution(s) for a shopping cart (recurring) for some?

Here are the details.

1. I'm using Multisite to create subdomains for users.
2. I have Prosites installed.
3. I have an Enom reseller account
4. I have Marketpress installed for front-end. (don't think recurring is available.) I need recurring for some services I offer.
5. Domain Mapping is also installed.

Might be more but that's all I can think of at the moment.

Now my situation is.

1. I'd like to be able to use a seamless shopping cart on the front-end which will allow my users to order their selected recurring plan (hosting) and add any extra services to their cart(non-recurring).

If I have to manually update their account after their purchase I guess that would be fine although I would like it automatic. Not sure if it's possible.

I'd also like to integrate Enom API for domain search and have it integrated into the front-end as well but pay with shopping cart if possible.

2. Back-end. API Enom for Domain mapping through shopping cart. Upgrade accounts with Prosites through shopping cart.

I'm need of a system that will allow easy payments without going through 2 or 3 different payments or payments systems.

How do I proceed? What is/are the best options for me?

I'm new to API and integration. Might be a little too much for me to handle. If I have to get someone to do I will to save me the headaches.

Thank you!

  • Vaughan

    Hi @billy,

    You will need to have the paypal pro gateway custom coded for each of those plugins. I don't think it's possible to use marketpress to sell prosites packages like what you mention. It might be possible with a fair bit of custom coding, but I couldn't say how easy/difficult this would be.

    However, I will ask the developer for some feedback on this for as he might be able to give you some pointers on where to look if you decide to get a developer to do this for you.

    Hope this helps

  • Billy

    Hi, Vaughan

    Ok but for the back-end when the user is logged in it's easily integrated to sell upgrades with Paypal Pro?

    As far as the front-end I can setup a different shopping cart that allows recurring with the same pricing as the Pro-sites. I would just manually upgrade their package if they order from the front-end. Is that possible along side a cart purchase? If that makes any sense.

    I'm kind of stuck here. I can't get in touch with the FL who was helping me with this project. He had all the answers but I might have to find another FL to finish the project.

    So I'm gathering information to know what I'm up against. I'm not a programmer.

    Thank you

  • Billy

    Hi, Aaron

    Ok. So it is possible to integrate the backend properly using Prosites/Paypal Pro and then use Enom's credit card processing?

    On the front-end I would have to find an alternative shopping cart that allows recurring and Paypal Pro.

    2 different payment processes. One for Front and one for Back?

    I can deal with that if it's possible. I would just disable Marketpress in that instance and use a different cart?

    Any shopping carts you know of for front end that can do this?

    Thank you!

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