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Place an order with PayPal

Overview

Use the placeOrder method to create an order and collect the payment from PayPal.

Requirements

You're required to include the following text when using Avangate API and to make it visible for your customers in the ordering interface. 

Order processed by Avangate, authorized reseller and merchant of the products and services offered within this store. 

Currency support

Check with Avangate support for a list of currencies available for PayPal. 

Parameters

Parameters

Type/Description

sessionID

Required (string)

 

Session identifier, the output of the Login method. Include sessionID into all your requests. Avangate 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.

To place an order with PayPal rather than PayPal Express, use PAYPAL as the type of the PaymentDetails object and send the shopper email and a return URL as part of the PaymentMethod object. See code sample. 

Workflow

  1. Create the order object. Use PAYPAL as the type of the PaymentDetails object and send the shopper email and a return URL as part of the PaymentMethod object. Place the order.
  2. Once you place the order, Avangate logs it into the system. At this point in time, the status of the order is PENDING. Avangate responds with the Order information object.
  3. Redirect shoppers to the RedirectURL from the Order information object you receive as response from Avangate.
  4. Once shoppers log into their PayPal account and complete the transaction, they're redirected to the ReturnURL you set in the order object. Avangate also authorizes the order and updates the status to AUTHRECEIVED. 

Response

Order information

Object

Request


<?php
 
//The following script let's you place an new order with Credit/Debit cards as the payment method
 
function callRPC($Request, $hostUrl, $Debug = true) {
    $curl = curl_init($hostUrl);
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, 0);
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, 0);
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSLVERSION, 0);
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array('Content-Type: application/json', 'Accept: application/json'));
    $RequestString = json_encode($Request);
    curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $RequestString);
 
 
    if ($Debug) {
        $RequestString;
    }
    $ResponseString = curl_exec($curl);
    if ($Debug) {
        $ResponseString;
    }
 
    if (!empty($ResponseString)) {
        $Response = json_decode($ResponseString);
        if (isset($Response->result)) {
            return $Response->result;
        }
        if (!is_null($Response->error)) {
            var_dump($Request->method, $Response->error);
        }
    } else {
        return null;
    }
}
 
$host = 'https://api.avangate.com/rpc/3.0/';
 
$merchantCode = "YOUR_MERCHANT_CODE";// your account's merchant code available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$key = "YOUR_SECRET_KEY";// your account's secret key available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
 
$string = strlen($merchantCode) . $merchantCode . strlen(date('Y-m-d H:i:s')) . date('Y-m-d H:i:s');
$hash = hash_hmac('md5', $string, $key);
 
$string = strlen($merchantCode) . $merchantCode . strlen(date('Y-m-d H:i:s')) . date('Y-m-d H:i:s');
$hash = hash_hmac('md5', $string, $key);
 
$i = 1; // counter for api calls
// call login
$jsonRpcRequest = new stdClass();
$jsonRpcRequest->jsonrpc = '2.0';
$jsonRpcRequest->method = 'login';
$jsonRpcRequest->params = array($merchantCode, date('Y-m-d H:i:s'), $hash);
$jsonRpcRequest->id = $i++;
 
$sessionID = callRPC($jsonRpcRequest, $host);
 
var_dump($sessionID);
$Order = new stdClass();
$Order->RefNo = NULL;
$Order->Currency = 'usd';
$Order->Country = 'US';
$Order->Language = 'en';
$Order->CustomerIP = '91.220.121.21';
$Order->ExternalReference = NULL;
$Order->Source = NULL;
$Order->AffiliateId = NULL;
$Order->CustomerReference = NULL;
$Order->Items = array();
$Order->Items[0] = new stdClass();
$Order->Items[0]->Code = 'my_subscription_1';
$Order->Items[0]->Quantity = 1; 
$Order->Items[0]->PriceOptions = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->SKU = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->Price = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->CrossSell = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->Trial = false; 
$Order->Items[0]->AdditionalFields = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->Promotion = NULL;
$Order->BillingDetails = new stdClass();
$Order->BillingDetails->FirstName = 'FirstName';
$Order->BillingDetails->LastName = 'LastName';
$Order->BillingDetails->CountryCode = 'us';
$Order->BillingDetails->State = 'California';
$Order->BillingDetails->City = 'LA';
$Order->BillingDetails->Address1 = 'Address example';
$Order->BillingDetails->Address2 = NULL;
$Order->BillingDetails->Zip = '90210';
$Order->BillingDetails->Email = 'email@avangate.com';
$Order->BillingDetails->Phone = NULL;
$Order->BillingDetails->Company = NULL;
$Order->DeliveryDetails = NULL;
$Order->PaymentDetails = new stdClass ();
$Order->PaymentDetails->Type = 'PAYPAL';
$Order->PaymentDetails->Currency = 'usd';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod = new stdClass ();
$Order->PaymentDetails->CustomerIP = '10.10.10.10';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->AutoRenewal = true;
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->Email = 'email@avangate.com';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->ReturnURL = 'http://YourReturnURL.com';
$Order->Promotions = NULL;
$Order->AdditionalFields = NULL;
$Order->LocalTime = NULL;
$Order->GiftDetails = NULL;

$jsonRpcRequest = array (
'method' => 'placeOrder',
'params' => array($sessionID, $Order),
'id' => $i++,
'jsonrpc' => '2.0'
);

$APIOrderFullInfo = callRPC((Object)$jsonRpcRequest, $host);
    
$url = $APIOrderFullInfo->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->RedirectURL;

header ("Location: $url");