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Payment redirect to unique url

Discussion in 'Website Design Forum:' started by heybyrne, May 23, 2011.

  1. heybyrne

    heybyrne Member

    Hi folks, I'm hoping someone can help me here, or at least point me in the right direction?

    I'm having difficulty fathoming this out, I know I posted something similar a while back but never did get around to sorting it :icon_dunno:

    Basically all I want, is this process:

    1. user visits a page that has a paypal express checkout
    2. user pays through paypal express
    3. user is returned to the original page which will have a new element on it, i.e. video but via a unique URL

    Overall I want the user to access the content once paid, but I don't want them to be able to simply copy and give the URLto someone else who hasn't paid.

    Now I know paypal offers a redirect following payment, but as far as I can see this isn't a unique URL. I thought about redirecting to a single page then editing the .htaccess to then redirect it accordingly to a unique URL but then that initial page could still be copied and shared if caught.

    Does anyone have an ideas or a push in the right direction please? I want to make this transaction as simple as possible, no sign up, I mean even the paypal redirect is annoying :icon_mad:

    Stu
     

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