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Building a full ecommerce site part 4: integrating Paypal checkout express into Django-Oscar

Update 18 Apr 2018: Checkout Express doesn't automatically log customers out after payment. As far as I know, and according to this issue, there is presently no solution. What a nightmare scenario. Take this into consideration if you still want to use it.

Building a full ecommerce site part 3: overriding Oscar checkout views

I thought I'd need to override Oscar's checkout views to integrate Paypal. As it turns out, I don't have to. But, since I've already done it and figured out that it has a particular naughty quirk, I might as well publish this.

Building a full ecommerce site part 2: handling Oscar's static files and templates

I realised today that if Mezzanine and Oscar share the same file names for a lot of templates and static files (in addition to urls, as mentioned in part 1), I should probably separate them more clearly. Especially since static files are collected into the same directory for production with collectstatic.

Building a full ecommerce site part 1: integrating Django-Oscar into Mezzanine

Why this article

Because Stack Overflow is feckin' unfriendly to noobs and I need somewhere to post my code so I can show it to more experienced devs and ask if I'm doing it right or is some other method better practice.

Deploying a Mezzanine site on DigitalOcean

I finished building the first version of this site a couple of weeks back. But, I hadn't a mote of a clue how to deploy a site. So I went a-googlin'. I turned up this article: "How To Set Up Django with Postgres, Nginx, and Gunicorn on Ubuntu 16.04". It looked encouragingly complete. But you know how the story goes. It doesn't simply go. It stumbles all over the place, falls off a few cliffs, drowns, and then you do it again. And again, and again, and again ad infinitum ad naseam.