PayPal Merchant API Release Notes - Version 106.0
Version 106 of the Merchant API includes the following PayPal releases:
|Code release version||Release date||Description|
|106||8/20/2013||Changes to the API are described below.|
|107||9/11/2013||No changes to the API|
These release notes address 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
- Authorization and Capture
- Recurring Payments
- Mass Pay
- Button Manager
These products use this API:
- PayPal Payments Standard
- PayPal Payments Advanced
- Website Payments Pro
No new announcements.
These products are affected by this release:
- Express Checkout
- Website Payments Pro - see the Express Checkout section for related release notes
- New API Operations
- Changed API Operations
- Schema Changes
- New Features
- Changed Functionality
- Additional Documentation Updates
For a current list of known issues, go to the PayPal Notifications page and enter the product or API of interest, such as
Express Checkout, in the search box.
Express Checkout - New API Operations
There are no new API operations.
Express Checkout - Changed API Operations
There are no changed API operations.
Express Checkout - Schema Changes
|Part of Schema||Element|
|Type of Change||New enumeration value|
|Description||The enumeration value
Express Checkout - New Features
There are no new features in this release.
Express Checkout - Changed Functionality
There is no new functionality in this release.
Additional Documentation Updates
Express Checkout - Additional Documentation Updates
Updates to the Merchant API Reference and Express Checkout Documentation (Sep. 19, 2013)
- Updated the MassPay integration guide. PayPal will place a temporary hold on the total monetary value of the Mass Payment, plus associated fees, until the status of the transaction is changed to Processed. After the release, if one or more transactions is declined, your PayPal account balance may exceed the available account balance shown during the period of the hold.
Updates to the Merchant API Reference and Express Checkout Documentation (Sep. 09, 2013)
Updated the Express Checkout guide on recovering from funding failures. Starting with release
107on 9/11/2013, error code
10486will also be returned for Express Checkout implementations with a
Order(in addition to
Authorization). This feature is not applicable to reference transactions and recurring payments.
Updated the description of the
SHIPTOSTATENVP field and the
StateOrProvinceSOAP field. The shipping address state or province is required if the address is in one of the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Mexico, Thailand, USA. Updated the following API operation reference pages:
CreateRecurringPaymentsProfile(NVP | SOAP),
DoAuthorization(NVP | SOAP),
DoDirectPayment(NVP | SOAP),
DoExpressCheckoutPayment(NVP | SOAP),
DoReferenceTransaction(NVP | SOAP),
GetExpressCheckoutDetails(NVP | SOAP),
GetRecurringPaymentsProfileDetails(NVP | SOAP),
GetTransactionDetails(NVP | SOAP),
SetExpressCheckout(NVP | SOAP),
UpdateAuthorization(NVP | SOAP),
UpdateRecurringPaymentsProfile(NVP | SOAP).