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    What is the procedure for adding a PayPal Button that would allow a payment AND the form submission?

    Asked by choreassist on March 12, 2014 at 11:34 AM
    What is the procedure for adding a PayPal Button that would allow a payment AND the form submission? If I add the paypal payment button, it will load the paypal checkout in a new window and leave behind the unsubmitted form. I've attached a link that will show you the paypal button I am talking about. This is a test page so ignore the two images and scroll right below the images and you will see the paypal area (it lists the authorized amount with a authorize button): http://www.choreassist.com/?page_id=1784
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    Answered by TitusN on March 12, 2014 at 02:14 PM


    Thank you for contacting us.

    I've reviewed you previous thread, and still not sure which solution you want to pursue:

    1. Use Jotform to redirect your form users to your paypal account once they decide to purchase your product

    2. Use a paypal checkout button (or buy button) to redirect users from the form and into your paypal account to make the payment

    Which of the two would you like to implement?

    In the tests that I have run, I found that the same script that runs the action when clicking the paypal button is similar to the one the submit button on our forms uses - so rather than the user getting redirected from the form, the form is submitted without any paypal action.

    But these were just tests - and may not be relevant to what you want to accomplish.

    You can achieve the same solution through our paypal payment field. 

    Here's a test form: http://jotformpro.com/form/40705669226963

    Related Guides: http://www.jotform.com/help/50-PayPal-Forms


    Let us know if this helps