[thelist] PayPal or other gateway with custom fields?

Mark Groen evolt at markgroen.com
Mon Aug 4 20:00:23 CDT 2008

On Monday 04 August 2008 15:20:12 Bill Moseley wrote:
> A friend has a PayPal standard account and is trying to accept
> political donations for a city measure.  Law requires gathering a few
> custom fields like employer, occupation, etc., if over some amount.
> I can't see that it's possible with PayPal to add custom fields other
> than a simple note[1].  And nothing with logic to change the
> requirements based on the amount.
> Is anyone aware of how to do that with Paypal or another similar
> service.  This person needs to do off-site donations since they do
> not have the SSL cert or programming skill to do it in-house.

One way is using javascript to concatenate the extra fields into the one that 
PP gives you:



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