Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Miscellaneous settings, part of WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads (2013).
The Misc tab under Settings provides miscellaneous settings regarding how the…shop operates, how information is gathered from your customers, and how the…terms of agreement is displayed.…Off the top, you have this box for disabling AJAX.…AJAX is the dynamic function on the site that allows the shopping cart to reload…without reloading the page.…If for some reason the shopping cart is not working or if you encounter weird…problems with reloading on the pages, you can try checking this box and…disabling AJAX and see if that fixes the problem. It's rare, but it does happen.…
Next you can choose to redirect to checkout immediately after someone clicks on…an item to add it to their cart.…If you think people only going to buy one product from your site, this is…probably a good idea.…But if you have multiple products and you expect people to buy more than one…product at a time, I would leave this unchecked.…You can disable live credit card validation by checking this box. The live…credit card validation is when you punch in the credit card number, it will…
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- What is Easy Digital Downloads?
- Installing Easy Digital Downloads
- Setting up your store
- Configuring payment options
- Adding product data
- Testing the customer experience
- Receiving and managing orders
- Creating reports and discount codes