Completing Your Store Application

After you've decided how your store will accept payment and process orders, it's time to return to your sample store.

Space doesn't permit the illustration of all the transaction methods described in the last section, so we'll focus on one of the more common transaction types—the secure Web transaction.

To use this method, you'll need to build two more pages to complete the transaction section.

Your second transaction page, checkout_process.cfm, will perform three actions. It will first input the user's shipping data into a new database table, "customers," where it can be retrieved later by the folks who actually do the shipping. Then it will compute the user's shipping and tax from the state and ZIP Code they ...

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