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WordPress Simple Paypal Shopping Cart

Very easy to use Simple WordPress Paypal Shopping Cart Plugin. Great for selling products online in one click from your WordPress site.


  • Added a new feature that allows you to show the product thumbnail image in the shopping cart. Use "show_thumbnail" parameter in the shopping cart shortcode for this.
  • Added Swedish language translation to the plugin. The Swedish translation file was submitted by Felicia.
  • Fixed a minor bug with the checkout page style feature.
  • Added a new filter for the item name field in the shopping cart.
  • Made some minor CSS improvements for the cart output.
  • The {product_details} email shortcode will now show the full amount of the item (instead of the individual item amount).


  • Added Hebrew Language translation to the plugin. The Hebrew translation file was submitted by Sagi Cooper.
  • Added extra condition to address the "Invalid argument supplied" error that a few users were getting.


  • Added a new feature to open the checkout page in a new tab/window when user clicks the checkout button.
  • Updated the Cart Orders menu icon to use a slightly better looking dashicon.
  • Added a new filter to allow modification of the custom field value. Filter name is wpspc_cart_custom_field_value
  • Added a new action hook after the PayPal IPN is processed. This will allow you to do extra post payment processing task for your orders. Hook name wpspc_paypal_ipn_processed
  • Made some improvements to some of the shopping cart icons (cart and delete item icons have been updated).
  • Cart output will work with a responsive theme.


  • Added Czech Language translation to the plugin. The Czech translation file was submitted by Tomas Sykora.
  • Added a new option/feature to specify a custom paypal checkout page style name. The plugin will use the custom checkout page style if you specify one.
  • Each order now also shows the shipping amount in the order managment interface.


  • Added a new feature that lets you (the site admin) configure a sale notification email for the admin. When your customer purchase a product, you get a notification email. Activate this feature from the "Email Settings" interface of the plugin.
  • Added Polish language translation to the plugin. The Polish langage translation file was submitted by Gregor Konrad.
  • Fixed a minor issue with custom button images that uses HTTPS URL.
  • Added more CSS classes in the shopping cart so you can apply CSS tweaks easily.


  • Fixed a minor bug in the new compact cart shortcode [wp_compact_cart]


  • Added a new feature to show a compact shopping cart. You can show the compact shopping cart anywhere on your site (example: sidebar, header etc).
  • Language translation strings updated. Translation instruction here - http://www.tipsandtricks-hq.com/ecommerce/translating-the-wp-simple-shopping-cart-plugin-2627
  • Added a new function for getting the total cart item quantity (wpspc_get_total_cart_qty).
  • Added a new function to get the sub total amount of the cart (wpspc_get_total_cart_sub_total).


  • Added an option to specify a custom button image for the add to cart buttons. You can use the "button_image" parameter in the shortcode to customize the add to cart button image.
  • Coupon code that is used in a transaciton will be saved with the order so you can see it in the back end.


  • WP 3.8 compatibility

3.9.0 and 3.8.9


  • Added a discount coupon feature to the shopping cart. You can now configure discount coupon via the Simple cart settings -> Coupon/Discount menu
  • View link now shows the order details
  • fixed a bug where the shipping price wasn't properly showing for more than $1000
  • WordPress 3.7 compatibility


  • Changed a few function names and made them unique to reduce the chance of a function name conflict with another plugin.
  • Added a new option in the plugin so the purchased items of a transaction will be shown under orders menu
  • Payment notification will only be processed when the status is completed.


  • Updated the broken settings menu link
  • Updated the NextGen gallery integration to return $arg1 rather than $arg2


  • Added an email settings menu where the site admin can customize the buyer email that gets sent after a transaction
  • Also, added the following dynamic email tags for the email body field:

{first_name} First name of the buyer {last_name} Last name of the buyer {product_details} The item details of the purchased product (this will include the download link for digital items).


  • Fixing an issue that resulted from doing a commit when wordpress.org plugin repository was undergoing maintenance


  • Improved the settings menu interface with the new shortcode usage instruction.

Full changelog for all versions can be found at the following URL: http://www.tipsandtricks-hq.com/ecommerce/?p=319

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-7-13
Downloads: 453,180


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