Post by wychegnome » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:25 pm

I am trying to complete setup of a new shop and have enabled the Paypal Payments Standard gateway in Open Cart (version1.5.6.4).
I have set the email address to the relevant one in Paypal that the payments need to go to and transaction method to sale. ( Not on sandbox mode).
At the last stage of checkout the customer presses "Confirm order" and should, presumably, be taken to a PayPal log-in so that they can pay.
Instead of the Paypal log-in a message appears with the Paypal logo and "Things don't appear to be working at the moment. Please try again later".
Have I got a setting wrong somewhere or does this particular method no longer work with Paypal?
Thanks, John

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Post by wychegnome » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:23 am

If its any help, this is the url of the Paypal page:
https://www.paypal.com/webapps/shopping ... NPUT_ERROR

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Post by wychegnome » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:03 pm

I hadn't thought of looking for extra spaces, but with your advice I checked. There was a 'rogue' space at the very end of the email address after the 'uk'.
Removed it and 'hey presto' we're in business.
Thank you indeed for the assistance.
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