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Adding Text Entry Abilty to eCart

Thread began 4/27/2012 8:26 pm by Gary Young | Last modified 5/01/2012 1:20 pm by Gary Young | 553 views | 3 replies

Gary Young

Adding Text Entry Abilty to eCart


I am creating a small store and have gotten ecart to work perfectly by following all the tutorials, and with some assistance here when I got stuck ;) but now I need to add an editable text field to allow the user to enter a persons name and have the name be displayed/posted to paypal upon checkout so when the receipt is printed it will show the info the client wants displayed.

I was able to add the required fields within ecart and have it flow all the way to the confirm page, but when paypal loads the info does not tranfer, it will only show the item name, ID# and price.

I added a hidden field to the paypal button in the following format... with no success.

<input type="hidden" name="student_<?php echo $mdfCart_Index+1; ?>" id="student_<?php echo $mdfCart_Index+1; ?>" value="<?php echo $mdfCart->DisplayInfo("Student") ?>" />

Not sure if this was correct, but I took a shot.

My question is, is it posible for ecart to transmit this info to paypal and will paypal display it?



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