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paypal express goes to cart empty

Thread began 12/04/2009 1:55 pm by flhomesites394744 | Last modified 12/04/2009 4:41 pm by Jason Byrnes | 640 views | 1 replies |


paypal express goes to cart empty

after the customer comes back from paypal they get the message "the cart is empty"...not the confirmation page to submit the sale.

Here are the pages to paypal and the page I get after paypal.



after paypal, goes back to:



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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

Cart information is stored in session variables.

When A session is started, a cookie is created on the client computer to track the session.

cookies are based on domains.

the problem you are having is that you are crossing domain between the checkout page and eCart page when paypal returns you.

When you are at:

you are are on one domain:

paypal is returning you to:

which is a differant domain:

there is no www.

as far as session cookies are concerned, these are two separate domains, with 2 separate sessions.

on the confirm page, set the return URL to use the domain.

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