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PayPal Advanced passing item Name and/or Description

Thread began 6/05/2017 7:57 pm by TroyD | Last modified 6/22/2017 12:43 pm by TroyD | 408 views | 18 replies

TroyD

Ok, good news. We now have information showing up in the Description part of the PayPal confirmation. Your first suggestion of starting the indexing at 1 and changing the names has us going in the right direction.

There is however some formatting issues and it appears as though the Description is showing the L_NAME and not the L_DESC.

The output for those looks like this;
L_NAME1=%28Test+Product%29+Profleece+Ultimate+1600gm+Green+Back&L_SKU1=5&L_DESC1=Profleece+Ultimate+1600gm+Green+Back

This is how the information appears in the confirmation sent to me by PayPal.

%28Test+Product%29+Profleece+Ultimat
Item# 5


Addressing these issues one at a time, I figure that the additional characters of %28, %29 and + are character set issues. I don't see anything for charset in the output provided to PayPal. Maybe I need to include one as I normally would for PayPal Standard using a hidden form field. How would I do that here?

The second issue is that the L_DESC wasn't included, just the L_NAME. I realize in my example that it repeats the same information but my plans are to replace that with size and color information.

Thank again Ray.

TroyD

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