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PayPal Security notice, do I need to take action / upgrade Civi?

It seems it is about your ssl connection, so it's on the openssl layer connected to your webserver (apache or nginx). Test your ssl connection with that site, https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/ it will ...
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Do sites without SSL now need one for PayPal IPN?

No, PayPal state that SSL will not required for IPN. I contacted PayPal MTS to confirm and got the responses below: PayPal seem to be saying if you have SSL yourself, your certificate and its chain ...
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PayPal Security notice, do I need to take action / upgrade Civi?

This is a notice regarding BOTH your website's SSL, and the ability of CiviCRM to use your system PHP and SSL libraries to connect to Paypal's SSL. SHA-256 support on your site If you use SSL on ...
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Why are donations left as "pending" in CiviCRM when they went through in Paypal?

The way it works with paypal standard is that paypal informs civicrm that the payment has been done in the background via IPN (instant payment notification) It means that paypal is sending ...
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Paypal recurring payments failed after merging the contact. How to fix?

Could you create a new contact with just a first and last name (no address, phone, or anything else that might go in a separate table somewhere) and then change that new contact's ID in the database ...
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Fixing Paypal error - Payment Processor Error message 10002: Security error Security header is not valid

What I discovered with the help of a friend who has lots of experience in CIviCRM is that I had set up the payment processor with the default URL for both LIve and TEst but used the SAndbox ...
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Paypal payments - Pending (Incomplete Transaction)

Issue had been filed https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-18483 and this is my fix https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core/pull/8270/files As earlier in case of drupal site, CRM_Utils_System::...
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Webforms with offsite payment processor development

The issues related to paypal standard and webform_civicrm have already been resolved. I've just updated the wiki documentation to reflect this.
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PayPal Standard - users getting "Could not find a valid session key"

Ken West, I guess your cron job 'Clean-up Temporary Data and Files' must be running when your site is busy. The session key is not an usual error. CiviCRM stores sessions variables into its database ...
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PayPal recurring payments are in pending state

From my experience, PayPal Express and PayPal Payments Pro have always conflicted with Civi. PayPal Standard works fine for both recurring and one-time payments, but the other two options do not work ...
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When using PayPal, we DON'T want to collect credit card info!

I've not tried all these options out, but looking at the documentation for Payment Processors (user guide and system administrators guide there is more than one PayPal payment processor. With PayPal ...
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Using Paypal with Authorize.net?

I had recently looked into this for our website, so I think I can answer this question. First, it is important to understand what this is. It is not accepting PayPal through Authorize.net, which is ...
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Webform CiviCRM Paypal Button not Working

You may have found a bug in the webform_civicrm module. I don't have a great way of testing paypal right now, but I've just made a few tweaks which I think will help - can you try it out? Download ...
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Paypal recurring payments failed after merging the contact. How to fix?

Glad you found an answer. An alternative solution would be to log into PayPal - you can change the parameters of a recurring payment IPN manually in Paypal. Note that last I checked, they use some ...
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Paypal button not linking while using Paypal pro

I found the problem. I had "BIlling address required" turned on and that forced CiviEvent to demand more info and not let the user go to Paypal. I turned that off and it works.
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PayPal Pro - how to remove link to paypal

My understanding is that part of your agreement with PayPal is to offer the option to pay with PayPal. While you could use jQuery to hide the button or alter CiviCRM's code to remove it from display, ...
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Paypal Standard not working in embeded civi form

Yes, it's a security measure of paypal, you can't use it in an iframe. I would suggest that instead of embedding the donation form, you simply put a link to your civicrm contribution page. You ...
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Wrong return URLs in PayPal Standard

I used the alterPaymentProcessorParams Hook to override the parameters 'return' and 'cancel_return'. The code looks like this: function civicrm_alterPaymentProcessorParams($paymentObj, &$...
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Fatal error using Paypal in Version 4.7.29

You're experiencing the bug documented at CRM-21595. You will need to apply the patch or wait for CiviCRM 4.7.30. Most people won't experience this bug if they disable "Pay Later" as an option.
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Recurring Paypal Contributions are showing (Pending Incomplete)

Apparently Paypal charges extra for recurring functionality and you have not subscribed to the additional $30/mo DPRP service. DPRP is disabled. DPRP is disabled for this merchant. https://www....
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Unable to take Credit Card payment via PayPal after civi update

@andygoodall thanks for posting this, we believe we have a fix for your issue, We are looking to conduct a point release for 5.10 to fix the issue however i would recommend if possible manually ...
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Steps to move from paypal to Stripe?

You would need to reach out to Paypal and Stripe directly to ask them about how to initiate the process of transferring your recurring giving. I would suggest inventorying your existing recurring ...
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PayPal Pro IPN returns 403 error

Having reviewed this I believe that your Paypal is possibly configured to point to an older version of the IPN path. You can change this yourself within your Paypal account, the docs I can see ...
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What are the steps for changing the amount for a recurring payment when using PayPal - Website Payments Standard

Depends upon the recurring contribution, if the recurring contribution has a single line item for membership type than its not needed if not then yes its needed so that the line items for subsequent ...
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"Sold out" error message when registering event with PayPal payment (event is not full though)

The bug was fixed by Yashodha of the core team in 4.6.9: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-17015 In the mean time, there is a 3 line patch that you can apply: https://github.com/civicrm/...
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"Sold out" error message when registering event with PayPal payment (event is not full though)

The error is because the max participant limit is reached for the price option. You probably need to check the Max Participant limit in your Price set/field
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Paypal Standards IPN ERROR

Did you check your resource url setting? If so, what is it? It needs to be a complete url, as explained in the help for that field: http://mysite.mydomain.com/sites/all/modules/civicrm/
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Does the latest version of CiviCRM accommodate PayPal's changes to its dispute tracking?

I received the same message (I'm using PayPal Standard with CiviCRM on Drupal). I don't believe we need to do anything about it, because CiviCRM doesn't interact with PayPal's dispute process. My ...
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Need to make changes to Paypal website pro templete, Where is it located?

templates/CRM/Core/BillingBlock.tpl Note that the template is quite programmatic and gets in pretty much all of its info via template variables. I suspect you will benefit from reading the developer ...
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Paypal IPN check fails on Pantheon

I have been directed to this patch: https://www.drupal.org/node/2177647 I can't tell you whether it works or not yet since it will take a few weeks to be sure. But it seems to be the going solution.
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