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    How to pass form fields to PayPal?

    Asked by firstexperience on June 04, 2010 at 09:57 AM
    How can I pass the values from fields such as "First Name", "Last Name" and "Address" from my JotForm to the PayPal checkout page? Is there someplace they need to be mapped?
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    Answered by aytekin on June 07, 2010 at 03:58 AM
    It is not possible to pass fields to PayPal. I added this to our suggestions list. Thanks.
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    Answered by hopehouse on December 10, 2012 at 11:03 AM

    Can you offer any other suggestions? We just need it to be more descriptive than just Donation Amount. How is that populated? Maybe I can dynamically change it with javascript before the form is submitted?

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    Answered by fxr on December 10, 2012 at 01:39 PM


    Unfortunately, beyond amount, name & email address it is not possible to pass any additional data to paypal.

    Can you not just use the information in the associated notification email?