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How do I troubleshoot users having issues paying on my site with Paypal [on hold]

We are using Express Checkout for taking payments on a site. It seems like the site was working fine in sandbox testing and in production for some time. We have, however, received word that a user ...
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Do I need any special permission to have a form that requests a credit card number? Just request, not storing in a database

I'm using PayPal REST API to make calls using credit card numbers. So I have a form that requests credit card number to the users of the site. I could sell or use those credit card numbers that people ...
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How do I generate a PayPal payment/donation page without using the PayPal button?

I want to ask people to donate to my website. Right now, I have a big, friendly "Donate via PayPal" button on my site, and when someone clicks on it, it takes them to PayPal, and they can enter the ...
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How to change the appearance of Paypal buttons (like Feedly does)?

I need to integrate a simple PayPal payment option on my website. It's for a single product (1 year of subscriber-only features on the site), or the option to purchase that product on an annually ...
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JVZoo: Pay Now / Checkout button

I just want to know if it is possible to use JVZoo as a payment processor on my website (like PayPal, 2checkout, etc.) Or is it just for affiliate based sales creation?
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Simplest way to lock down a beta web site but allow paypal payments

Perhaps a strange question, but I have a website that's not ready for production use online in order to test paypal payments. I had locked down the site using a .htaccess file however this also ...
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Will I receive a payment data transfer from PayPal each time a payment is processed for a subscription?

I have searched PayPal, Google, and Bing for details regarding Payment Data Transfer (PDT) and subscriptions, without result. My question is, For each recurrence of a subscription payment will I ...
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Paypal “Subscribe” button: Is it possible to let the subscriber set the amount?

I'm setting up a recurring payment option on my website. I'd like to have two options: Option 1 (for individuals): Fixed $6/mo subscription Option 2 (for organizations): A subscription where the ...
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If I make a paypal donation page, do people need a paypal account to pay? Or can they just pay with a credit card?

If I set up a donation page in PayPal, do people paying need a paypal account? Or can they just enter their credit card at checkout and pay that way?
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What are some ways to accept payments from African countries that isn't PayPal?

There are some countries where people cannot easily create paypal accounts. Is there another way to transfer money online?
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Paypal: Subscribe Buttons and Inventory

Paypal lets you create purchase buttons, and one option is to make the purchase actually trigger an autopay - they call it a Subscription/Subscribe button. They also let you enter inventory for a ...
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PayPal buy now button to charge different amount depending on the country the user is from

Customers to my website who are from the USA need to pay more P&P then UK customers. How do I make a PayPal button which charges a different amount depending on the country the user is from?
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Can you track PayPal purchases across sites?

Basically, I want to sell stuff as an affiliate, but I would like to keep the user on my site and do the checkout on my site for usability purposes. If a user buys something from a shop on my site, ...
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PayPal IPN/PDT for multiple sites

We have 4 websites that sell 4 separate (and unrelated products), and all of them use the same PayPal account. All 4 sites provide options for paying with PayPal Standard, and PayPal Website Payments ...
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PayPal - Selling a single app [closed]

I would like to sell a desktop application over my website through PayPal. The user will receive a download link and a license key. Are there any PHP scripts availabe from PayPal IPN to do that? ...
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Web hosted payment form service recommendation, for card processing

I'm accepting credit cards on my website, using PayPal's "hosted" solution (an IFRAME that collects the credit card information, PayPal calls this "PayFlow"). I chose PayPal because they were a brand ...
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Payment from Paypal but no order in Magento 1.6.2

I just found a very strange problem and wondered if anyone has seen the same, or maybe knows a fix for this? We have paperwork for an order payment received through paypal, but the order doesn't ...
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Set secondary receiver in PayPal Chained Payment after the initial transaction

I'm running a service whereby customers seek the services of 'freelancers' through our web platform. The customer will make a 'bid' which is immediately taken from their accounts as security. Once the ...
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Is it possible to pay customers with PayPal?

Usually with PayPal we buy goods and services by sending money from customer to business. Now, I want my business to pay my customers; I want to allow them to withdraw money from a virtual wallet on ...
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Handling the holding of money on a platform

We are building a platform for a client, developed in Yii, where users can top up their account on the platform with money from PayPal. Users can upload files and buy access to each other's files. ...
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Hotel Reservation Request Booking Paypal PHP

I'm making a website for a small hotel in php. The hotel owners want a reservation system that uses paypal. They want people to see a calendar and choose a date to make a reservation. If the day has ...
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Anyone using Paypal for recurring payment? [closed]

Are there any catch in using Paypal for recurring payment? We are not in US/UK/CA, so seems there are not many options for recurring payment, for example, FastSpring charge us 8% for recurring ...
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Authorize.net CIM or using the module's storage

this site is intended to allow users to sign up and pay for a service, they will be able to pay using Paypal and Authorize.net since I am using two different payment gateways, it makes me wonder ...
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Changing displayed price based on visitor location?

I run an online web app which at the moment I charge for in GBP. I'm expanding to the US and Europe and am looking for the best way to change the displayed price based on where the visitor is ...
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Paypal and holding payments

We are looking to update the way we deal with subscriptions on our news site. We offer the chance to allow people to subscribe. We also want to have management services to allow people to add their ...
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Is it possible to add a company logo to the recept email PayPal sends out?

As far as I've been able to gather you can only co-brand the checkout process, but the PayPal documentation is fairly convoluted. Has anyone managed to put a logo on the actual emails paypal sends ...
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Include escrow account in my Market Place Website

I want to build a marketplace in my website, and I want to supervise all the transactions in this Market Place, thus I want the buyer to put his money in my escrow account before paying the seller. I ...
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Paypal Automatic Billing API

Paypal offer Automatic Billing Buttons which allow regular billing for different amounts. After a couple of hours googling I cannot find how to access this functionality using the API, so that it can ...
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PayPal - Account management [closed]

I'm running an app that gets small donations (Micro payments up to ~11 USD) and also I'm doing some freelancing where I get some higher payments over PayPal too. (~900 USD a month) Is it possible to ...
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Registering single letter domain, selling subdomains? [closed]

I am about to purchase x.yz or a.bc (not those, but same lengths). I want to sell subdomains like rst.x.yz to the public, and would be able to run my own DNS servers for it. Is there a system (iPanel ...
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Can I charge customers at random through my online credit card processor?

I'm developing a site and have never used CC processing before. On my site customers are submitting products to companies for review. I charge them different amounts depending on how many products ...
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How to integrate Paypal Direct Payment (i.e. Paypal Pro) with custom shopping cart application?

I've written a basic shopping cart application that is fully functional except for the payment process. I have decided to use PayPal Direct Payment, or "PayPal Pro," but am unsure of how to integrate ...
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Is there a way to capture a users data after a Paypal transaction has been completed? [closed]

Are there any $_POST variables that are sent with my transaction complete url, that I can save in the users session. I would like to be able to capture the email address from the customers PayPal ...
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Is PayPal (Website Payments Standard) appropriate for invoicing?

Here's what I want to accomplish: Agent sends email invoice to client containing payment link. Client clicks link, is brought to a site (ours or a payment processor's), and presented with a payment ...
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Recommended shopping cart: Paypal Payment Pro Integrate into existing site

I ve done research on various shopping carts for way too long now, but I can't seem to find a shopping cart that is SIMPLE, LIGHT-WEIGHT, and easy to INTEGRATE into my existing website. I will have ...
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Where do you pay taxes when you sell digital services with paypal?

I know about a Paypal feature to charge taxes. But You must pay taxes where you receives the payments or where the services is paid (mainly USA)?
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Should I decline a credit card based on IP Address

We are having a problem with a user who comes to our site to attempt to validate hundreds of credit card numbers. He will run around 400+ $1.00 transactions at a time, find some valid card numbers and ...
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Store customer in DB and PayPal?

I am working on payment page of my website but cannot figure out at which process to store customer's details before sending them to PayPal payment page. Here's the process: Choose Product page ...
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Paypal PDT and IPN , how does it work?

PDT Payment Data Transfer is getting the transaction data of the purchase that was made on paypal site and you want to fetch that on your own site and display to the user. Also you may want to store ...
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Can I bypass PayPal's button generator and submit item details to PayPal using my version of their form?

Getting started with a super simple PayPal shop on a flat HTML site. Seems to me there are two ways to go: 1. Use PayPal's button generator You follow their instructions and they'll generate a ...
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How to allow customer to “View Cart” / “Checkout” in PayPal?

We're setting up a simple website with PayPal. We've implemented a bunch of Add to Cart buttons and they're working well. But we assumed we would also add a View Cart / Checkout button at the top, ...
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How can I prevent users from creating multiple accounts?

I'm building a site that needs to guarantee user reputation scores are accurate by preventing users from creating more than one account, at the cost of decreased user signups. So far, the only ...
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This transaction cannot be processed due to an invalid merchant configuration

I have installed opencart and now looking to enable paypal pro services for UK, i am newby to paypal, do i need to register for payflow services on https://manager.paypal.com ? if not then what ...
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Testing a simple PayPal “Buy Now” button - but why are there two different PayPal “looks”?

Just testing a simple single product "Buy Now" button in PayPal and finding that when clicking through to PayPal, PayPal will opt to show either one or other of two different "flavours": There's this ...
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Small, fast shopping cart setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online E-Commerce Solutions - What To Look For? I'm looking for an open source shopping cart solution that's simple and easy to setup. The requirements are: Quick ...
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Two way payment options for UK customer based website?

I want customers to be able to pay us through our website but I also want us to be able to pay customers using the same payment method. I also want the payment processes to be simple (as possible!) ...
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Possible to send one payment to multiple Paypal accounts?

I have a client who wants to setup a Paypal Buy it Now button on his small e-commerce store. The customer is able to say: "I want to make a payment of $20 and I want this percentage to go toward this ...
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How to get Magento to update order status when PayPal returns IPN message?

When someone checks out in Magento with PayPal, and PayPal flags their payment for review, Magento correctly sets the order status to "Payment Review". However, if after a day or two PayPal decides ...
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Paypal - specify limited or indefinite subscription service

I'm creating a paypal check-out form for a subscription service. Paypal allows me to specify the "reacurring times" of the subscription with the "srt" option: ...
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Can PayPal charge different prices and currencies in different regions?

I want to set up a payment module on my website: US/Canada price is a certain price in USD, people other countries pay in EUR. The prices is not an exact conversion, but a "round" number which ...