Ecommerce shrinks my product photograph!

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I uploaded a book cover photo in the emcommerce widget. It compresses the photo to such a small size, it's unusable. The same photo uploads in a size to fit the widget properly, on its own. Can the ecommerce upload be adjusted, or is there an alternate way to have a Paypal button under my book cover?
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Thanks Ed - some great suggestions! Looking forward to the release of our new Ecommerce package later this year which will make all of this so much easier!
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I couldn't find anything relevant to my question in this reply. Thanks for the tip about the 3D generator. My photo and cover are quite lovely as they are, though. Would Customer Support please answer my question?
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As I too have a dislike towards the image size and compression in the Yola site builder paypal widget I understand your frustration because you wish to present your book in the best light. The reasons that I mention those threads above is because you had asked:

"or is there an alternate way to have a Paypal button under my book cover?"

The only way that you can add a paypal button under an image of your book cover is by signing into your paypal account at paypal.com and creating a "Buy now" or "Add to cart" button via their button generator. That being said, if you do not wish to use any of my recommendations then you probably will have to wait until Yola comes out with the new Ecommerce package release by the end of the year like Monique stated.

FYI: Although I am not a paid customer support I have more knowledge of paypal, its buttons and troubleshooting issues than mostly all users and company reps. For that matter, Yola uses verbatim my alternate paypal instructions/tutorial option other than their paypal widget in their FAQ's which in itself should say something as to my qualifications for dealing with any paypal question. As I am nearly always the individual who answers a paypal issue or question when even a company rep cannot most consider me the paypal guru and have helped thousands through all my paypal threads.

It is up to you to accept the experience of an expert or not but understand that even the company reps will tell you the exact same as what I have just shared as it was I who taught it to a good majority of them.

Look again at the second option I listed above: "How to instruct Paypal that you have a limited stock and stop over selling your product... " as it is my tutorial to help embed a "Buy now" or "Add to cart" button to your site. This will walk you through embedding the buttons and making sure that you don't oversell your inventory at the same time.

Just add an image widget with the full sized book on your page with the HTML widget with your paypal button code below below the picture.
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I couldn't find anything relevant to my question in this reply. Would Customer Service please answer my question? Is it at least possible to embed a Buy Now HTML in my Yola site?
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Arrrrrgggghhhh
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I am afraid I am going to have to agree with Ed on this - he is your best option for helping you with PayPal workarounds. We will be releasing a new ecommerce package later this year which will have a lot of features and give you much greater control over how your images are displayed, but while we are working on this I do recommend trying Ed's tutorial as a good interim solution.