[ic] PayPalExpress Signature and Token?
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Fri Sep 19 16:32:49 UTC 2008
What is the PayPal "Three Token System" for the "signature" setting for
paypalexpress? It seems there is a contradiction in the PayPalExpress
One line reads:
Log onto your PayPal Business (not Personal) account and go to "Profile" -> "API access" -> "Request API Credential" -> "Signature". This will generate a user ID, a password and a signature for you to use.
Then after that is says:
signature xxx (Required. Use the three-token system - not the certificate system at PayPal)
Also, it says to:
"Create a page called "ord/paypalsetrequest.html", with the following content, and make it the target of any "PayPal" buttons or links."
[value name="pprequest" set="" hide=1]
[charge route="paypalexpress" pprequest="setrequest"]
[if scratch token]
[bounce href="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_express-checkout&token=[scratch token]"]
[bounce href="[area href=ord/checkout secure=1]"]
The problem here is that "token" is never set. Where does the scratch
variable "token" get set? And what should it's value be?
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