CodeIgniter PayPal Integration – Express Checkout Digital Goods Demo


Get an in depth look at how to integrate PayPal Express Checkout into CodeIgniter PHP applications with this fully functional demo kit.

This demo kit includes:
Basic PayPal Express Checkout Digital Goods Integration

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PayPal Express Checkout Digital Goods

PayPal Express Checkout is the most popular method of integrating PayPal payments using web service APIs.  It has many advantages over PayPal Standard including advanced features and flexibility.

In this demo kit we take advantage of these advanced features to integrate the Digital Goods experience into CodeIgniter PayPal Express Checkout.

CodeIgniter PayPal Integration Demo Kit

Our FREE CodeIgniter PayPal Library includes basic samples of many PayPal API calls that work out of the box.  These samples are simply the individual calls on their own, though, and may not provide the necessary guidance if you are not already familiar with the PayPal API calls you will be working with.

This demo kit is based on our CodeIgniter PayPal Library, but it includes a fully functional static shopping cart displayed within a basic Bootstrap design, and the PayPal Express Checkout APIs are fully integrated into this demo.  This provides an in depth look at exactly what calls are made and when within the process of a shopping cart checkout in CodeIgniter.

PayPal Express Checkout Digital Goods Integration

This demo kit includes a PayPal Express Checkout Digital Goods integration.  The API calls are setup specific to Digital Goods to show you exactly how this is accomplished.

  • Shopping cart with items is displayed.
  • Click to login to PayPal account (sandbox account credentials provided if you do not have your own.)
  • API call to setup the PayPal checkout is made and the buyer is redirected to PayPal.
    • Order totals, description, individual shopping cart line items, and digital goods parameters are all included in the payment request to PayPal.
  • The PayPal login screen appears in a window on top of the shopping cart demo.
  • Buyer logs in and reviews the order/payment details.
  • API calls is made to finalize the order and process the payment.
  • The payment window pop-up / iframe is automatically closed.
  • Demo completes at a payment successful page.

Additional Demo Kits

For more advanced features of Express Checkout and other PayPal APIs take a look at our CodeIgniter PayPal Demo Kits collection.


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