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Hi Larry, I am trying to adapt your classic PayPal guidance to make a simple one-time payment from a website. First, PayPal seems to have changed its button creating directions as I can't see any "Merchant Services" tab as per your guidance on page 157. In fact I cannot log in at all to the sandbox using the test business account that I set up. The website owner has a production PayPal business account and it was via that that I was able to create the test business and personal accounts as per page 156-157. I was however able to create a production button via "My Selling To
I thought I would post this in case it benefited others. Problem: I tried several times to create a PayPal button in the sandbox. Each time, the generated code did not contain any reference to the sandbox; it always generated code for a "live" site. This was even the case when I walked through the process on the phone with PayPal tech support. Naturally, then, there way no way to test the PayPal payment functionality and I got all sorts of errors. Root Cause: Not entirely sure, but it's something on the PayPal side when you go to create the button in the sandbox. Solution: I w
I am trying to test a subscription purchase using the PayPal sandbox button as described in Chapter Six with no luck. I just spent an hour with PayPay tech support and they said that the problem is that my localhost is set to "live" and not "test" and therefore the PayPal button will not work with a sandbox. I'm using XAMPP on my MacBook Pro. Steps I've taken: - Created sandbox account - Logged into sandbox - Created button in sandbox (note: the button code does NOT contain any reference to "sandbox"; I expected that it would based on Chapter 6) - Pasted button HTML into