for the checkout button, you will need to edit the checkout button server behavior to point it to the checkout page. Go to the server behavios panel, and click on the checkout button server behavior to point it to the checkout page.
for the view cart button, you will need to edit the on click code to point to the cart page.
select the view cart button, then go to cosde view. th view cart button will have an onlick event:
add the name of your cart page:
You should upload your site to godaddy for testing the checkout procedure.
The differance between remote cehckout and local checkout is where the customer enteres credit card info.
using remote checkout, the customer enters the credit card information on the gateways site.
in a local checkout method, the customer i on your site when they enter credit card information, since the credit card information is entered on your site, you should use SSL When passing that information to the gateway.
I always recommend using Local Checkout over a remote checkout method. Local checkout has a little more overhead in monthly fees and SSL, but is easier to set up.
"If your secure domain name is different to your regular domain name, you will need to follow these steps to make sure that when a customer makes a purchase through your site, they are transferred to the secure site automatically. This is accomplished by creating a new Checkout button on your checkout page that takes the customer to the secure site."
Is this going to apply to me? Based on the work you have done with me, what is my situation? I am using godaddy. I want to use the ssl we bought if possible.
in some instances, the secure server may have a different domain name. For example:
may be the address for your regular store, but:
may be the address for the site using the SSL Certificate. In this case, the steps of adding SSL Transfer checkout button would apply to you.
if the domain stays the same, the it would not.