Paypal Multiple IPN

When using GravityForms with the PayPal extension, the plugin asks you to set your IPN in paypal to:

http://www.yoursite.com/?page=gf_paypal_ipn

This is the settings page:

Paypal Multiple IPN

The problems facing Paypal Multiple IPN are:

  • You can only have one PayPal account because PayPal will terminate multiple accounts if you try to set them up
  • PayPal only allows you to enter one IPN address on their website (admin)

Potential Solutions are:

  • Use the PayPal API to set the notify_url in your request
  • Use a broadcast script to have a single IPN endpoint that will make CURL requests to all of your endpoints
  • Ask your plugin developer to update the plugin you are using to use the notify_url instead of hard coding the IPN endpoint

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