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Nov 13, 2006, 10:58 #1
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- Nashville, TN
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Submitting Null Form Element Value
I'm using Paypal's standard payment method to run a very simple shopping cart for a site.
The checkout process has 3 items - item_name_1, item_name_2, item_name_3
My problem is that paypal insists that you submit items in order 1/2/3 and I'm currently using checkboxes with corresponding i_n_1, i_n_2 etc...
If a user does not want product 1 but DOES want 2 and 3 then they get sent to paypal but the cart is empty since item_name_1 wasn't posted.
What would be my easiest bet for making sure that items get sent in numerical order?
Should I send the item with a value of 0.00 or is there an easy JS trick to rename the items 1, 2, 3 accordingly as they are checked?
Nov 13, 2006, 12:52 #2
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- Sydney, NSW, Australia
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You should use the Paypal supplied "Add to Cart" functionality to add the selected entries to the shopping cart rather than hard coding the names yourself. The _1 _2 etc get added to the ends of the field names by the cart processor as the entries are added.