Merchant API v121.0 release notes

Merchant API v121.0 includes the following PayPal releases:

Code release version Release date Description
121 02/24/2015 See release details.

These release notes include the API operations within the PayPal Merchant API WSDL and associated schemas.

The document covers changes to the Merchant APIs, which include:

  • Express Checkout
  • Direct Payment
  • Recurring Payments
  • Mass Payments
  • Button Manager
  • PayPal Payments Standard
  • Website Payments Pro

Release details

For a current list of PayPal product and API issues, as well as upcoming maintenance events, go to PayPal Status.

New features

New DoReferenceTransaction request fields

The following field has been added to the DoReferenceTransaction API operation for correlating your request with a risk session.

New element Description Type
Added a new request field for the risk session correlation ID. The field name is RiskSessionCorrelationID for SOAP integrations and RESKSESSIONCORRELATIONID for NVP integrations. For details, see the DoReferenceTransaction (NVP | SOAP) API operation. xs:string

Error and warning codes

This release adds these error codes:

API operation Code
BAUpdate 13200
DoExpressCheckoutPayment 17203

See API error codes.