How to Setup Paypal Standard Payments with IPN In TomatoCart

This article is written to illustrate how to setup Paypal Standard Payments with IPN Notification in TomatoCart.

PayPal Sandbox

First, sign up for a Paypal Developer Account. Then under Test Accounts on the left create one buyer and one seller/premier (store) test account. The buyer account should have a fake credit card added to it and some money in the fake Paypal account.

Note: emails sent from the PayPal Sandbox testing environment don’t actually go to the designated email addresses. The “Test Email” link shows you all the messages that were sent and received by the test e-mail addresses.

Turning On IPN in PayPal Learn More

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Silverlight: How to Use VideoBrush

A VideoBrush paints an area with video. This topic describes how to use the Silverlight VideoBrush to paint shapes and text with video. It also provides examples that show how to interactively control a VideoBrush.

A VideoBrush is a type of Brush object similar to a LinearGradientBrush or an ImageBrush. However, instead of painting an area with a gradient or an image, it paints an area with video content. This video content is provided by a MediaElement. As with other brush types, you can use a VideoBrush to paint the Fill of a Rectangle, the Background of a Canvas, or the Foreground of a TextBlock. For more information about VideoBrush, see msdn.

To paint an area with video, you create a MediaElement and a VideoBrush and apply that VideoBrush to the object that you want to paint (see the following example).

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How to Enable a Three Column River Activity in Elgg 1.8

By default, elgg comes with a two column layout in the Activity page. However, on previous releases there was a way to display three columns instead of two for displaying more information to your users. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on How to enable a three column river activity in elgg 1.8

1. To display this layout on your elgg network, we will use the free plugin 3 Column River Activity, which you can download it here

2. Unzip and upload the plugin to the mod folder of your elgg network to install the plugin. If you don’t know how to do this, please read this article

3. Sign in to your elgg network as an Administrator and go to the Administration Dashboard. There, go to Menu “Configure -> PluginsLearn More

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