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Retrieve PayPal redirect URL

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. 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.

 

Use PAYPAL_EXPRESS as the payment method.

Response

PayPalExpressCheckoutRedirectURL

String

Request


<?php
//Use the following 2 scripts:
//The place_order_api_soap_paypal_express.php
// And the place_order_api_soap_paypal_express_response that you can find below

$host   = "https://api.avangate.com";
$client = new SoapClient($host . "/soap/3.0/?wsdl", array(
    'location' => $host . "/soap/3.0/",
    "stream_context" => stream_context_create(array(
        'ssl' => array(
            'verify_peer' => false,
            'verify_peer_name' => false
        )
    ))
));

function hmac($key, $data)
{
    $b = 64; // byte length for md5
    if (strlen($key) > $b) {
        $key = pack("H*", md5($key));
    }
    
    $key    = str_pad($key, $b, chr(0x00));
    $ipad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x36));
    $opad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x5c));
    $k_ipad = $key ^ $ipad;
    $k_opad = $key ^ $opad;
    return md5($k_opad . pack("H*", md5($k_ipad . $data)));
}
$merchantCode = "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 = "SECRET_KEY";// your account's secret key available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$now          = date('Y-m-d H:i:s'); //date_default_timezone_set('UTC')
$string = strlen($merchantCode) . $merchantCode . strlen($now) . $now;
$hash   = hmac($key, $string);
try {
    $sessionID = $client->login($merchantCode, $now, $hash);
}
catch (SoapFault $e) {
    echo "Authentication: " . $e->getMessage();
    exit;
}
$NewOrder = new stdClass();
$NewOrder->Language = 'fr';
//$NewOrder->LocalTime = date('Y-m-d G:i:s');
$NewOrder->CustomerReference = 'APITEST';//uniqid('TESTCUSTOMER:');
$Product = new stdClass();
$Product->Code = 'my_subscription_1';
$Product->Quantity = 1;
$NewOrder->Items[] = $Product;
$NewOrder->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;    
$NewOrder->PaymentDetails = $Payment;
// Call the method for retrieving Express Checkout redirect URL
$redirectUrl = $client->getPayPalExpressCheckoutRedirectURL($sessionID,$NewOrder);
header('Location:' . $redirectUrl);
die();

// This is the start of the second script place_order_api_soap_paypal_express_response.php

<?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!';
}
/*************************************************************/
$host   = "https://api.avangate.com";
$client = new SoapClient($host . "/soap/3.0/?wsdl", array(
    'location' => $host . "/soap/3.0/",
    "stream_context" => stream_context_create(array(
        'ssl' => array(
            'verify_peer' => false,
            'verify_peer_name' => false
        )
    ))
));

function hmac($key, $data)
{
    $b = 64; // byte length for md5
    if (strlen($key) > $b) {
        $key = pack("H*", md5($key));
    }
    
    $key    = str_pad($key, $b, chr(0x00));
    $ipad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x36));
    $opad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x5c));
    $k_ipad = $key ^ $ipad;
    $k_opad = $key ^ $opad;
    return md5($k_opad . pack("H*", md5($k_ipad . $data)));
}
$merchantCode = "AVLRNG";// your account's merchant code available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$key = "1sGC*[c_T0)J9(k+]6Kw";// your account's secret key available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$now          = date('Y-m-d H:i:s'); //date_default_timezone_set('UTC')
$string = strlen($merchantCode) . $merchantCode . strlen($now) . $now;
$hash   = hmac($key, $string);
try {
    $sessionID = $client->login($merchantCode, $now, $hash);
}
catch (SoapFault $e) {
    echo "Authentication: " . $e->getMessage();
    exit;
}
$NewOrder = new stdClass();
$NewOrder->Language = 'fr';
$NewOrder->CustomerReference = 'APITEST';//uniqid('TESTCUSTOMER:');
$Product = new stdClass();
$Product->Code = 'my_subscription_1';
$Product->Quantity = 1;
$NewOrder->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'];
$NewOrder->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'];
$NewOrder->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;
$NewOrder->PaymentDetails = $Payment;
$OrderField = new stdClass();
$OrderField->Code = 'ED5310';
$OrderField->Value = 'Value1';

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