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Ray built paypal listener page insert doesn't work anymore code. Does anything look wrong?

Thread began 2/14/2024 11:10 am by JBWebWorks | Last modified 2/16/2024 7:43 am by JBWebWorks | 92 views | 7 replies


Thanks, I will try that.
It didn’t work so I found this code and it does the insert but not correct data because PayPal doesn’t validate. It gives errors 301 or 302. Any suggestions?

<?php require_once('Connections/connsqli.php'); ?>
<?php require_once('webassist/mysqli/queryobj.php'); ?>

// STEP 1: Read POST data

// reading posted data from directly from $_POST causes serialization
// issues with array data in POST
// reading raw POST data from input stream instead.
$raw_post_data = file_get_contents('php://input');
$raw_post_array = explode('&', $raw_post_data);
$myPost = array();
foreach ($raw_post_array as $keyval) {
$keyval = explode ('=', $keyval);
if (count($keyval) == 2)
$myPost[$keyval[0]] = urldecode($keyval[1]);
// read the post from PayPal system and add 'cmd'
$req = 'cmd=_notify-validate';
if(function_exists('get_magic_quotes_gpc')) {
$get_magic_quotes_exists = true;
foreach ($myPost as $key => $value) {
if($get_magic_quotes_exists == true && get_magic_quotes_gpc() == 1) {
$value = urlencode(stripslashes($value));
} else {
$value = urlencode($value);
$req .= "&$key=$value";

// STEP 2: Post IPN data back to paypal to validate

$ch = curl_init('');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER,1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $req);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, 2);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_FORBID_REUSE, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array('Connection: Close'));

// In wamp like environments that do not come bundled with root authority certificates,
// please download 'cacert.pem' from "" and set the directory path
// of the certificate as shown below.
// curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_CAINFO, dirname(__FILE__) . '/cacert.pem');
if( !($res = curl_exec($ch)) ) {
// error_log("Got " . curl_error($ch) . " when processing IPN data");

// STEP 3: Inspect IPN validation result and act accordingly

if (strcmp ($res, "VERIFIED") == 0) {
// check whether the payment_status is Completed
// check that txn_id has not been previously processed
// check that receiver_email is your Primary PayPal email
// check that payment_amount/payment_currency are correct
// process payment

// assign posted variables to local variables
$txn_id = $_POST['txn_id'];
$first_name = $_POST['first_name'];
$last_name = $_POST['last_name'];
$payer_email = $_POST['payer_email'];
$address_street = $_POST['address_street'];
$address_city = $_POST['address_city'];
$address_state = $_POST['address_state'];
$address_zip = $_POST['address_zip'];
$item_name = $_POST['item_name'];
$quantity = $_POST['quantity'];
$payment_amount = $_POST['mc_gross'];
$mc_fee = $_POST['mc_fee'];
$mc_shipping = $_POST['mc_shipping'];

// <---- HERE you can do your INSERT to the database
if (true) {
$InsertQuery = new WA_MySQLi_Query($connsqli);
$InsertQuery->Action = "insert";
$InsertQuery->Table = "paypal_transactions";
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("transaction_ID", "i", "txn_id", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("first_name", "s", "first_name", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("last_name", "s", "last_name", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("email1", "s", "payer_email", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("address_street", "s", "address_street", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("city", "s", "address_city", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("state", "s", "address_state", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("zip", "s", "address_zip", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("item_name", "s", "item_name", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("quantity", "s", "quantity", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("payment_gross", "s", "mc_gross", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("mc_shipping", "s", "mc_shipping", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertQuery->bindColumn("payment_fee", "s", "mc_fee", "WA_DEFAULT");
$InsertGoTo = "";
if (function_exists("rel2abs")) $InsertGoTo = $InsertGoTo?rel2abs($InsertGoTo,dirname(__FILE__)):"";
} else if (strcmp ($res, "INVALID") == 0) {
// log for manual investigation

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