The preferred method to provide digital purchases to customers is via galleries managed by TTG CE3 Publisher. For this approach the following conditions must be met:
In versions of CE3 Cart prior to 2.1, digital purchases required Paypal to be configured correctly. Purchases are now possible via transactionless checkout. To enable this, set Enable transctionless checkouts for digital downloads to 'yes' in the Checking Out section of the Cart Settings.
Digital purchases made via the transactionless checkout are not immediately available for download, unless the item total is $0. To enable downloads for a transactionless order, login as admin, find the order in the Orders section, and mark the order as paid. The customer will then receive a notification email that downloads are available.
Note, that if you intend to use the cart for free downloads, it is recommended to change the minimum order amount for carts to $0.
Digital purchases can also be uploaded manually, for standalone galleries that are not managed by TTG CE3 Publisher. The following conditions are common for both Publisher-managed and standalone galleries:
Additionally, you will need to perform the following steps: