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Forum OpenACS Development: Re: Paypal update 2003

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4: Re: Paypal update 2003 (response to 1)
Posted by Caroline Meeks on
Ben (or anyone else)

Did you end up writing a paypal interface?

Thanks

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5: Re: Paypal update 2003 (response to 4)
Posted by Mark Aufflick on
I can't really see what would need to be done - paypal basically just requires you to make some magic urls that follow a very simple syntax and need the following information:

* your paypal merchant id (a fixed number)
* your product price
* your product code (optional and totally up to you)
* weight (optional)

and maybe a few other optionals. donations are even simpler

The paypal documents describing this are:

buy now links : http://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/xcl/rec/singleitem-intro-outside
shopping cart : http://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/xcl/rec/sc-intro-outside
donations : http://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/xcl/rec/donate-intro-outside