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This article applies to: ML v7, ML8, MultiStore

Using PayPal Promotions

Beginning in version, ASPDNSF now supports the PayPal Promotion features.  This allows customers on your site to take advantages of special payment offers from PayPal.

Note: These offers will only be available to certain merchants, please contact  mwatts@paypal.com for information on getting access to these services

Once your PayPal account is configured to handle the promotion, set the PayPal.Promo.Enabled AppConfig to true, and enter the promo code (obtained from PayPal) in PayPal.Promo.Codes.  Multiple codes can be entered, in a comma delimited list.

A banner ad will be displayed on qualifying product pages using the product.VariantsInRightBar.xml.config or product.SimpleProduct.xml.config XML packages.  The ad displayed is controlled by the PayPal.Promo.BannerURL AppConfig (the images can be obtained from PayPal).

The Express Checkout button displayed when the shopping cart qualifies for the promotion (falls between the PayPal.Promo.CartMinimum and PayPal.Promo.CartMaximum AppConfigs) can be different from the button displayed for non-qualifying carts.  The button for qualifying carts is set in the PayPal.Promo.ButtonImageURL AppConfig.

    - PayPal.Promo.Enabled – Master control of promotions.  Set to “true” to enable.  You MUST have approval from PayPal prior to enabling this feature
    - PayPal.Promo.Codes – Promo codes to use for qualifying Express Checkout purchases.  Comma delimited list.
    - PayPal.Promo.CartMinimum – Customer cart must have total greater than or equal to this value to enable promotion.  This value defaults to 50, but may vary, check with PayPal for your promotion info.
    - PayPal.Promo.CartMaximum. – Customer cart must have total less than or equal to this value to enable promotion.  This value defaults to 1500, but may vary, check with PayPal for your promotion info.
    - PayPal.Promo.BannerURL – URL or local path to banner image for promotion
    - PayPal.Promo.LearnMoreURL – URL for informational page to display when customer clicks the banner
    - PayPal.Promo.ButtonImageURL – URL for checkout button image when cart meets requirements

Q – I enabled PayPal Promotions in my storefront, but on checkout PayPal displays the message “This purchase does not qualify for this promotion.  Please complete this transaction using another payment method.”

A – Contact PayPal support and request that your PayPal account be set up to handle the promotion code you are trying to use.