Google Checkout Level 1 Introduction
This contribution will add a level 1 support of a Google Checkout service(https://sandbox.google.com/seller/start.html) to your Oscommerce store.
While using Google Checkout Level 1 at your OsCommerce store you will be able to allow your customers to buy from you quickly and securely, using a single username and password without any account creation. And once they do, you can use Google Checkout for Oscommerce to charge their credit cards, process their orders just from your osCommerce admin panel you've got used to and receive payments in your bank account. For more information about Google Checkout service please refer to 'why google checkout(https://sandbox.google.com/seller/why.html)' and 'getting started(https://sandbox.google.com/seller/start.html)' pages of the official google checkout site.
Review the benefits of our free Google Checkout level 1 for osCommerce:
Google Checkout Level 1 for OsCommerce will run on any PHP4 or PHP5 enabled web-server
No requirements for using libXML and libCURL installed. The code we use is based on PEAR XML & HTTP libraries
Full Google Checkout sandbox support: set-up your google checkout and test it on a sandbox before going live
Shipping support using merchant-calculations google checkout shipping, which means that you calculate your shipping using our shipping methods from OsCommerce administration area
Full tax support over merchant-calculations in google checkout using taxes from OsCommerce
Basic shipping modules like flat-rate and per-item shipping supported
Basic USA shipping modules: UPS, USPS, FEDEX with real-time quotes are supported ONLY in a commercial version of Google Checkout Level 2
Order management inside OsCommerce Administration area (supported ONLY in a commercial version of Google Checkout Level 2): orders placed via Google Checkout will appear in your OsCommerce admin, and you will be able to process them (Charge, Refund, Ship, Track etc) from your usual OsCommerce orders page