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PayPal For Dummies by Marsha Collier, Victoria Rosenborg

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Chapter 17

PayPal Integration

In This Chapter

  • PayPal Wizard for Outlook and Outlook Express
  • PayPal and FrontPage: Auction Messenger's Free Tool
  • PayPal and Dreamweaver: Using Web Assist
  • PayPal and Flash: More Web Assist information
  • PayPal and Adobe GoLive: Transmit Media

If you build Web sites using software such as Dreamweaver or FrontPage, there are some cool third-party tools that will add PayPal functionality to the pages you build. PayPal also offers a wizard for merchants who send e-mail with Outlook or Outlook Express and want a quick way to include PayPal buttons. In this chapter, I show you tools that are available for Outlook/Outlook Express, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Adobe GoLive.

image If you haven't done so already, try using the PayPal Button Factory at least once to familiarize yourself with the information that needs to be provided with each button. You can get more information on creating buttons through the PayPal Web site in Chapter 14.

The Payment Request Wizard for Microsoft Outlook

When you use PayPal to send a Money Request, PayPal sends an e-mail containing the details of the Money Request and a Pay Now button to the person or company you requested money from. By clicking the Pay Now button, the recipient is taken to the PayPal Payment Details page to complete the transaction.

You can create your own version of an e-mail Money Request. This has the ...

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