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Unsure on PayPal Integration - pauluk - Jan 20th, 2012

I have set-up a 10 page Booking Form which appears to be running very smoothly - a HUGE Thank You.

I now want to set-up a PayPal payment page at the end of it - from the Thank You page.

What would happen is;

1st Form Page
2nd Form Page
etc etc
10th Form Page
Thank You Page
Paypal Page
Receipt & Thank You Page

Obviously my Thank You page wont have any form details on it, so I see that I have two options.......

From the initial Thank You page, I could just direct people to a new page (like a 1 page form), ask for name, email and booking date and then take them to PayPal etc.

But, that seems a bit messy and asks for repeated info.

or

Should I change the Thank You page into an 11th Form Page but just have text etc and no form fields and then take people to PayPal from that std form page?

What would you guys do?

I have to confess that the PayPal API Tutorial is a bit confusing as it refers to donations and seems to be for an old version of FT, but I worked thru the multi-page form stuff so should be able to handle it.



RE: Unsure on PayPal Integration - pauluk - Jan 20th, 2012

Another issue I have to get around ..... (and its probably more of a PayPal thing)....

I have customers who need to pay me the equivalent of $200USD as a Deposit BUT they are from different Countries and not just the USA.

I dont know enough about PayPal to decide the best option or which option can be best worked thru FT.

The easiest is that everyone pays in USD and then has to cope with the currency exchange PayPal chooses - and that might upset the customer.

The alternative is that they pay me in their local currency and I take the currency exchange "hit" - but I dont know how I can work that into FT and then send it to PayPal.

Any ideas please?