Many of you know that PayPal FINALLY decided to play nice with 1ShoppingCart.com so you can now do recurring payments in 1SC when you’re using PayPal as your merchant account and/or Gateway. Up until PayPal’s recent update on March 15, if you tried doing recurring products using PayPal and 1SC, PayPal would only charge the customer for the initial charge, but none of the recurring payments after that. Well now you can! If you didn’t know about this earth shattering change (well, at least it was earth shattering to those of us who’ve been asking for this feature for what seems like years and years.) you can read about it and download the integration instructions here.
However … as pleased as I was to see that PayPal was finally stepping up their game, I found out they have evidently made some more changes that don’t make me feel quite as warm and fuzzy as I was feeling after their last upgrade. [Read more…]