BMButtonSearch API Operation (NVP)

Use the BMButtonSearch API operation to obtain a list of your hosted PayPal Payments Standard buttons.

BMButtonSearch Request

The request contains optional fields that are not currently used. All hosted buttons are automatically requested.

BMButtonSearch Request Fields

Field

Description

METHOD

(Required) BMButtonSearch

STARTDATE

(Required) Starting date for the search. The value must be in UTC/GMT format; for example, 2012-08-24T05:38:48Z. No wildcards are allowed.

ENDDATE

(Optional) Ending date for the search. The value must be in UTC/GMT format; for example, 2013-05-01T05:38:48Z. No wildcards are allowed.

BMButtonSearch Response

The response contains a list of all hosted buttons and their associated characteristics.

BMButtonSearch Response Fields

L_HOSTEDBUTTONIDn

The hosted button ID

It is a list of variables, in which n is a digit between 0 and 9, inclusive.

L_BUTTONTYPEn

The hosted button ID

It is a list of variables, in which n is a digit between 0 and 9, inclusive.

L_ITEMNAMEn

The item name

It is a list of variables, in which n is a digit between 0 and 9, inclusive.

L_MODIFYDATEn

The date created or last changed

It is a list of variables, in which n is a digit between 0 and 9, inclusive.

BMButtonSearch Errors

Error Code

Short Message

Long Message

Correcting This Error...

10001 Internal Error Internal Error
11994 Search Warning You have exceeded the maximum number of buttons that can be returned. Please adjust your search parameters if required.
11997 Invalid Argument A start date value must be specified.
11998 Invalid Argument The start date specified is invalid.
11999 Invalid Argument The end date specified is invalid.