Merchant API v116.0 release notes

Merchant API v116.0 includes the following PayPal releases:

Code release version Release date Description
116 07/22/2014 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 known issues, see PayPal Notifications page and enter the product or API of interest, such as Express Checkout, in the search box.

New features

Ship to store flag for authorization transactions

The following request field has been added to the DoAuthorization and UpdateAuthorization API operations to flag ship to store transactions.

New Description Type
DoAuthorizationRequestType.ShipToStore Added new field to flag ship to store transactions. For details, see the DoAuthorization (NVP | SOAP) API operation. xs:string
UpdateAuthorizationRequestType.ShipToStore Added new field to flag ship to store transactions. For details, see the UpdateAuthorization (NVP | SOAP) API operation. xs:string

Financing fields

The Finance enumeration value was added to a funding source request field in SetExpressCheckout.

New element Description Type
SetExpressCheckoutRequestDetailsType.
FundingSourceDetailsType.
UserSelectedFundingSource
For details, see the SetExpressCheckout (NVP | SOAP) API operation. (new enumeration value)

Error and warning codes

This release adds various error messages.