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Use PayPal Express

Overview

Use the getPayPalExpressCheckoutRedirectURL method to retrieve the RedirectURL by sending an Order object with PAYPAL_EXPRESS payment method.

Parameters

Parameters Type/Description

sessionID

Required (string)

 

Session identifier, the output of the Login method. Include sessionID into all your requests. 2Checkout throws an exception if the values are incorrect.  The sessionID expires in 10 minutes.

Order

Required (Object)

 

Object designed to collect all data necessary for an order, including billing, product/subscription plan and payment details.

 

Use PAYPAL_EXPRESS as the payment method.

Response

Parameters Type/Description

PayPalExpressCheckoutRedirectURL

String

Retrieve PayPal redirect URL

<?

require ('PATH_TO_AUTH');

$Order = new stdClass();
$Order->Language = 'fr';
//$Order->LocalTime = date('Y-m-d G:i:s');
$Order->CustomerReference = 'APITEST';//uniqid('TESTCUSTOMER:');
$Product = new stdClass();
$Product->Code = 'my_subscription_1';
$Product->Quantity = 1;
$Order->Items[] = $Product;
$Order->Currency = 'EUR';
$Payment = new stdClass();
$Payment->Type = 'PAYPAL_EXPRESS';
$Payment->Currency = 'EUR';
$Payment->CustomerIP = '91.220.121.21';

$PayPalExpress = new stdClass();
$PayPalExpress->Email='customer@email.com';
$PayPalExpress->ReturnURL = 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/api/place_order_api_soap_paypal_express_response.php';
$PayPalExpress->CancelURL = 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/api/place_order_api_soap_paypal_express_response.php' . '?cancel=true';
$Payment->PaymentMethod = $PayPalExpress;    
$Order->PaymentDetails = $Payment;
// Call the method for retrieving Express Checkout redirect URL
$redirectUrl = $client->getPayPalExpressCheckoutRedirectURL($sessionID,$Order);
header('Location:' . $redirectUrl);

Place order with PayPal Express 


<?php

require ('PATH_TO_AUTH');

// This is the start of the second script place_order_api_json_paypal_express_response.php
var_dump($_REQUEST);
if (isset($_GET['billingDetails'])) {
    $billingDetails = base64_decode($_GET['billingDetails']);
    parse_str($billingDetails, $billingDetailsArray);
}
if (isset($_GET['deliveryDetails'])) {
    $deliveryDetails = base64_decode($_GET['deliveryDetails']);
    parse_str($deliveryDetails, $deliveryDetailsArray);
}
if (isset($_GET['token'])) {
    $token = $_GET['token'];
}
if (!empty($_GET['cancel']) && $_GET['cancel'] == true) {
  echo 'canceled';
  die();
} else {
  echo 'success!';
}


$Order = new stdClass();
$Order->Language = 'fr';
$Order->CustomerReference = 'APITEST';//uniqid('TESTCUSTOMER:');
$Product = new stdClass();
$Product->Code = 'my_subscription_1';
$Product->Quantity = 1;
$Order->Items[] = $Product;
$Billing = new stdClass();
$Billing->Country = empty($billingDetailsArray['Country']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['Country'];
$Billing->City = empty($billingDetailsArray['City']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['City'];
$Billing->State = empty($billingDetailsArray['State']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['State'];
$Billing->PostalCode = empty($billingDetailsArray['PostalCode']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['PostalCode'];
$Billing->Email = empty($billingDetailsArray['Email']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['Email'];
$Billing->FirstName = empty($billingDetailsArray['FirstName']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['FirstName'];
$Billing->LastName = empty($billingDetailsArray['LastName']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['LastName'];
$Billing->Address = empty($billingDetailsArray['Address']) ? '' : $billingDetailsArray['Address'];
$Order->BillingDetails = $Billing;

$Delivery = new stdClass();
$Delivery->Country = empty($deliveryDetailsArray['Country']) ? '' : $deliveryDetailsArray['Country'];
$Delivery->City = empty($deliveryDetailsArray['City']) ? '' : $deliveryDetailsArray['City'];
$Delivery->State = empty($deliveryDetailsArray['State']) ? '' : $deliveryDetailsArray['State'];
$Delivery->FirstName = empty($deliveryDetailsArray['FirstName']) ? '' : $deliveryDetailsArray['FirstName'];
$Delivery->LastName = empty($deliveryDetailsArray['LastName']) ? '' : $deliveryDetailsArray['LastName'];
$Delivery->Address = empty($deliveryDetailsArray['Address']) ? '' : $deliveryDetailsArray['Address'];
$Delivery->PostalCode = empty($deliveryDetailsArray['PostalCode']) ? '' : $deliveryDetailsArray['PostalCode'];
$Order->DeliveryDetails = $Delivery;

$Payment = new stdClass();
$Payment->Type = 'PAYPAL_EXPRESS';
$Payment->Currency = 'EUR'; // for sku
$Payment->CustomerIP = '91.220.121.21';
$PayPal = new stdClass();
$PayPal->Email='customer@email.com';
$PayPal->Token = $token;
$PayPal->ReturnURL = 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/api/place_order_api_soap_paypal_express_response.php1';
$PayPal->CancelURL = 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/api/place_order_api_soap_paypal_express_response.php1' . '?cancel=true';
$Payment->PaymentMethod = $PayPal;
$Order->PaymentDetails = $Payment;
$OrderField = new stdClass();
$OrderField->Code = 'ED5310';
$OrderField->Value = 'Value1';

// Call the method for placing the order
$APIOrderFullInfo = $client->placeOrder($sessionID, $Order);
var_dump($APIOrderFullInfo);