eBook authors eBook Software - create and publish your own ebooks
Create your own eBooks
 
   
EBookApprentice.com
Learn How To Create, Publish & Market E-Books
 
   
EBookCompiler.com
E-Book Creation Software
 
   
EBookPower.com
Add sophisticated multimedia to your E-Books
 
   
CoverFactory.com
Create E-Book covers in minutes
 
 
  EBookSubmit.com
E-Book Marketing & Promotion made easy
 
  EBookJungle.com
Search engine for E-Books
 
  EBookInterviews.com
Interviews with eBook authors
 
  EBookEnhance.com
Tools for building better eBooks
 
 
 
Archived Message:

Automatic ENTERPASSWORD()?


 
gistutor Is it possible to automate the process of entering the valid password after a purchase? Could a script insert the correct password right when loading the Thankyou-page?

Posted on: 11:50 am on September 8, 2003
Art


Quote: from gistutor on 11:50 am on Sep. 8, 2003[br]Is it possible to automate the process of entering the valid password after a purchase? Could a script insert the correct password right when loading the Thankyou-page?

Gistutor,

I am pretty new to activ eBooks, but my understanding is that when you use ClickBank payments this is done automatically.

You would also have to be sure that you have pages set up for each password and a properly formatted Hyperlink to each of your pages.

This information is available in the help section.

Regards
Art.


Posted on: 11:11 am on September 10, 2003
gistutor Hi Art,

thanks for your reply.
As far as I use it, neither Clickbank nor PayPal do automatically insert the correct password to the customers eBook.

I am using the very convenient way of automated password system from John Dodson [http://home.att.net/~microcreations/], but the customer always ends up at a page where she/he gets the right password and a link to enter it.
But I would like to get rid of this manual step of entering the password and have it inserted automatically by a (activ)script. So this would be kind of an 'Automated Activation System'.

Regards
Eric


Posted on: 11:48 am on September 10, 2003
EBookCompiler We don't have this feature at present, maybe you could suggest it (version 5 thread) for future.

I think there are some ugly, methods that might work in older versions of the compiler - only  - that might have been discussed before on the forum.


Posted on: 5:18 pm on September 10, 2003
TSEROOGY GISTUTOR,
I'm working on just such a project. In short, we should be able to accomplish the task if the payment system with which you're working allows you to pass the required variables through the payment process.

In the next month, I hope to be testing through my PayPal account.

In short, I plan on using a page of my eBook as a purchase page. This page will pass the variables as hidden variables - including the password number - through the PayPal process and into a database on my site.

Once payment has been confirmed, I will be testing two types of activation:

1. An email will be sent to the purchaser with the proper password. The password will have to be hand entered into the eBook.

2. The password will be passed back to the eBook purchase page as a hidden variable. Once it is passed back into the eBook purchase page, the purchaser will be notified via a messagebox, allowing them to confirm activation and open the entire eBook.

Needless to say, the first option is the easiest, but still requires user input and opens the activating password to the user.

Option two is nice because it's all invisible to the end user, and they simply accept the registration once the messagebox appears.

The disadvantage with option two is the number of uncontrolled situations that could cause errors on the client side and that are hard or impossible to document.

Although I have not yet started scripting, I believe that the necessary variables can be passed from a client (the eBook) to a server (the processing ASP, JSP, or PHP page), and vise-versa.

If I ever get that far, I'll post what I've found.

(Edited by TSEROOGY at 10:23 am on Sep. 24, 2003)


Posted on: 3:20 am on September 24, 2003

Go to Active Discussion Thread

Participate in Current/New Discussions

List All Archived Forums



Copyright © 2000-2015, Answers 2000 Limited.

With any business, it is up to the individual owner of said business to ensure the success of the business. You may make more or less than any sample figures or results that might be quoted on our web sites or other publications. All business involves risk, and many businesses do not succeed. Further, Answers 2000 Limited does NOT represent that any particular individual or business is typical, or that any results or experiences achieved by any particular individual/business is necessarily typical.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Contact Us    About and Terms Of Use    Privacy    Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures