There are a bunch of PayPal examples out there. The trick is the logic you
You have to make a db table that stores the transaction and what you expect
it to be. Then you pass control to PayPal. THEN paypal will at some point
(maybe days later even) connect to a script/url you set up with your IPN
account and the completes the transaction. You can't think linear and
real-time. You have to build it with this extra delay in mind. And since you
can only connect to one form on a submit, this is the way it has to work
On Tue, 20 May 2003, David McGlone wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone here done any work with pay-pal's shopping cart system?
> the cart only allows 1 price per item, but I am building a website that
> T-shirts and more and the sizes of shirts are different and have different
> prices for each size, so I created a database with each T-shirt and size
> each corresponding price, but im wondering if it will work with pay-pal's
> shopping cart?
> Im using a dropdown list in a form to select the size and color, but
> that dropdown to insert the correct price is the tricky part.
> anyone have any ideas or code examples I can take a look at?