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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by Volksdevil » Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:13 pm

You have the form ending </form> in the wrong place. Remove it and place it straight after:
<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_GB/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:15 pm

in your overall_header.html file you have this:

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</form>
		<!-- EVENT overall_header_navbar_before -->
<form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_top">
<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_s-xclick">
<input type="hidden" name="hosted_button_id" value="HQ2J6KJTDTBEG">
<input type="image" align="middle" src="https://www.paypal.com/en_GB/i/btn/btn_donate_LG.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="PayPal – The safer, easier way to pay online.">
<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_GB/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
		<!-- INCLUDE navbar_header.html -->
	</div>
notice that the </form> is out of place and should be at the end of your actual form html code like this:

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<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_GB/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
</form>
also, notice that you have a closing </div> at the end that does not belong there.

fix those two things and see what happens.


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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by John connor » Tue Feb 02, 2016 6:22 am

To make life easier, check out the Pages extension. https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/pages/

I use this and I have a link in the footer and on top of the index for the PayPal button with text. I even added HTML5 audio.

Check it out. It's at the top. You can't miss it. https://systechforum.

Just to let you know. I created a separate PayPal account with my bank account. I called PayPal to make sure I could do that and he said you could and also sent me an E-mail on accepting donations of which I still need to read. So you might be subject to taxes or something. I'm not sure. Might even have to file a 503c. Like I said I still need to read the E-mail.

Edit- Here's the E-mail I got.


Thank you again for taking the time to contact PayPal. Based on our conversation, I wanted to send you some additional information that you may find helpful.

You must have a PayPal Business account to accept donations for your nonprofit organization.

When you sign up for a Business account, you choose a payment solution. Most nonprofits choose PayPal Payments Standard or Express Checkout as their payment solution. These solutions let your donors complete their transactions on the PayPal website.

If your organization generates more than $100,000 in annual income and you're interested in other PayPal payment solutions, call 866-365-6319.

Here's how to open a Business account for your nonprofit:

Go to http://www.paypal.com/ and click Sign Up at the top of the page.
Choose a Business Account and click Continue.
Choose your business solution and complete the basic signup flow.
Select Nonprofit organization when choosing your Business type.

After you have created your account, add a bank account registered in the name of your nonprofit organization. Here's how:

Log in to the PayPal account you have just created.
Click Wallet near the top of the page.
Click +Link a Bank.
Select Checking or Savings and click Agree and Link.

We'll also ask for some information to confirm your organization's status as a nonprofit. We'll ask you to send us:

A description of your organization or a copy of your mission statement.
A voided check that shows the name of your organization or a bank statement that your organization received in the mail within the last 6 months. We do not accept starter checks.
A document that confirms your status as a nonprofit organization.

You can submit documentation via fax to 1-303-395-2862. After you provide this information, it will take 3-5 business days to process your request.

Once you sign up for your account, you can create a Donate button and start to accept donations on your website.

Here's how to learn more about PayPal for nonprofits:

Log in to your PayPal account.
Click Business at the top of the page.
Near the bottom of the page, under Industry Solutions, click Nonprofits.



We know situations like this can be difficult, so thanks for working with us. If you have more questions, visit our Help Center by clicking "Help" in the top right corner of any PayPal page.

Add your mobile number to your PayPal account so we can reach you right away if we ever need to verify account activity with you. Simply log in to your PayPal account, click "Profile" near the top of the page and then click "Update" beside "Phone."

You can also make and receive payments with your mobile phone when you add it to your PayPal account. After your confirm your number and create a PIN, you'll be able to get money, send money, check your balance, or manage your account from your phone using simple text messages.

Sincerely,
Joseph
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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by mtridersclb » Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:27 pm

Volksdevil wrote:You have the form ending </form> in the wrong place. Remove it and place it straight after:
<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_GB/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
Yep that fixed it, thank you very much mate

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by mtridersclb » Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:28 pm

Lumpy Burgertushie wrote:in your overall_header.html file you have this:

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</form>
		<!-- EVENT overall_header_navbar_before -->
<form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_top">
<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_s-xclick">
<input type="hidden" name="hosted_button_id" value="HQ2J6KJTDTBEG">
<input type="image" align="middle" src="https://www.paypal.com/en_GB/i/btn/btn_donate_LG.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="PayPal – The safer, easier way to pay online.">
<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_GB/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
		<!-- INCLUDE navbar_header.html -->
	</div>
notice that the </form> is out of place and should be at the end of your actual form html code like this:

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<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_GB/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
</form>
also, notice that you have a closing </div> at the end that does not belong there.

fix those two things and see what happens.


robert
Thanks again Robert, now I understand. By having the end div after the INCLUDE, I was making the whole thing a button. Thanks

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by mtridersclb » Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:34 pm

John connor wrote:To make life easier, check out the Pages extension. https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/pages/

I use this and I have a link in the footer and on top of the index for the PayPal button with text. I even added HTML5 audio.

Check it out. It's at the top. You can't miss it. https://systechforum.
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Thats amazing, just what I was looking for a while back to make the forum more 'websitey' - amazeballs thank you.
I cant open your site from that link but would like to look

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by John connor » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:18 am

Oh, forgot the .net. It's systechforum.net

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by mtridersclb » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:52 am

John connor wrote:Oh, forgot the .net. It's systechforum.net
Thanks John, thats very useful, I like the 'contact us' page - useful

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by John connor » Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:29 pm

LOL! Yeah, the Contact us was just modified with BBcode. And since I have an HTML5 BBcode for audio I added, "You got freaking mail."

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by thetripperchic » Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:59 am

3Di wrote:
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:35 pm
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using with BBcodes

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[url=https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=HQ2J6KJTDTBEG][img]https://www.paypal.com/en_GB/i/btn/btn_donate_LG.gif[/img][/url]
This would work on a page tho, wouldn't it.

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by thetripperchic » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:01 am

janus_zonstraal wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:07 am
Try behind

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<!-- END navlinks -->
in the navbar_header.html from your style (+/- line 105)
I think it would work where i put it in the navbar header, but the button doesn't show up. when i did it, for a moment all the navbar links shifted a bit but the buttons did show.

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Re: Adding a Paypal Donate button to header 3.1 Prosilver SE

Post by Mick » Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:29 am

@ thetripperchic: I believe you’re using 3.2? That being the case you should be posting in 3.2 styles support.
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