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I have made a button image I like in Photoshop, but I don't understand how to get it into the "create your button" form. Where do I find its address so I can upload it?
The URL you use is that of where you store the graphic. For example, if your website address is:
http://www.my_web_site.com and you have a folder called "pictures" for storing your graphics and your graphic name is mybutton.jpg. The URL you use is the full path or:
Note, the online button creator will not preview a custom graphic, it will only show you a small rectangle with crossed lines.
Please forgive my boldness in contacting you! But I noticed when I went searching for answers to my dilema
that you have provides understandable information to many questions (Paypal should pay you for this...they
badly need some better customer service in these areas...their reps are not familiar with customization options).
Anyway, here's my question. I'm a bit of a newby so please be patient! 🙂
I am trying to store an image for a header on my potential custom invoice.
Paypal wants a URL from a "secure server...which they define at a https site, rather than a http.
I know how to link to images on my computer but images stored online, like from Flicker or Shutterfly
bring up an error code (probably because they are http: sites) of incorrect URL address. I don't have
a webpage with this image...do you have any brilliant ideas for me?
Thank you SO MUCH...even for considering this question!
Need a bit more information, when you say custom invoice, is this something you are creating on your own or are you using the Invoice Tool from within your PayPal Account?
As for displaying a custom graphic on the PayPal Screens, it's recommended to that the graphic be stored on a secure or https server, else you will get a security message displayed.
Thanks so much for your help with this. Actually it was a link that you wrote for another member that got me
to the site www.sslpic.com" now called E-Junkie.com and they were able to help secure the image. Then after another
2,387 hours and three pass up the line to a higher service representative I was informed that their "create a Custom Payment Page" is only for my webpage and they don't actually HAVE a custom invoice from their site (nice if they could have said this in the first place). I don't know about your experience but the customer service end of Paypal and their webpage is so poor as to be criminal. HOW do they stay in business? Heaven forbid I ever have a problem and have to actually deal with them!
Thanks for your generous help...may you grow and prosper out there.
Again...Paypal should pay you for the service THEY aren't providing!
I am still having trouble with custom images for buttons. I know I have used them before and it was simple.
I do have JAVA script on my pages and think that may be the issue-an "addtoany.com button. The custom image is blurry and way bigger than I want it to be. I created it in PS and its not the image.
the page is at: www.adoptatreetoday.com you will see how big the image is, when the actual image is only 2.2in x 0.611 in -
When I paste the code in a blank HTML file, its fine. Any suggestions?