December 14, 2009 at 11:49 pm #16623TinkBDMember
Hi Amin –
In the Sandbox accts, you need to have ALL of the accounts (both Seller and buyer accts) set on Payment Review – Disabled, which is actually the default setting.
TinkJanuary 1, 2010 at 1:45 am #16624
Another thing to note is that PayPal sandbox does not support all the currencies (e.g. YEN). So if you are testing with a currency that is not supported it will also make the payment pending.February 2, 2010 at 10:11 pm #16625cerkitMember
It seems that an account can be in review for many reasons. When PayPal finally decides to approve the transaction, do they send notification back to the WP eStore so that the product delivery email can be sent? I have tested the system with both the Sandbox and with a test product costing 0.01 USD. They both give me the same result…
[02/02/2010 9:38 PM] – FAILURE :IPN product validation failed.
…February 3, 2010 at 1:38 am #16626
“When PayPal finally decides to approve the transaction, do they send notification back to the WP eStore so that the product delivery email can be sent?” – The answer is yes.
“IPN product validation failed” – this does not mean that the payment is in review state. It could fail for other reasons too… the debug file should have more info as to why it failed though.February 3, 2010 at 1:48 am #16627cerkitMember
Sorry I didn’t post more of the log file. It looks identical to the one posted above. However, I’ll post it here just in case…
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – SUCCESS :Paypal Class Initiated by 184.108.40.206
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – SUCCESS :Post string : [redacted]
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – SUCCESS :Connection to http://www.sandbox.paypal.com successfuly completed.
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – SUCCESS :IPN successfully verified.
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – SUCCESS :Creating product Information to send.
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – FAILURE :The Fund have not been cleared yet. Product will be delivered when the fund clears!
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – FAILURE :IPN product validation failed.
[02/02/2010 9:15 PM] – SUCCESS :Paypal class finished.
February 3, 2010 at 6:29 am #16628
Thanks for posting it… looks like in your case it is the “Fund not cleared” issue so taking care of that will fix it.April 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm #16629mmucklowMember
What if I don’t have a Sandbox account? How is it that I’m receiving ‘Pending Payment Received’ email?
MichaelApril 24, 2010 at 11:53 pm #16630
You most likely have “Review Payments” option turned on in your PayPal profile.June 20, 2010 at 12:33 pm #16631rchaputMember
I have had an identical issue. Can someone outline where in the Paypal Profile we can find this setting? I have had a good root around and can’t find it.June 20, 2010 at 12:47 pm #16632
Are you receiving pending payments? If you are receiving pending payment then you should checkout this post first:July 10, 2010 at 1:45 pm #16633auntypizzaMember
Thanks amin007 . . . .
” Glad to hear that… I knew it was something with PayPal but would be good if you could explain what exactly was it that was causing this… who knows it might help someone else reading this thread in the future “
It certainly helped me – as soon as I turned both Sandbox email accounts (Payment Review) to disabled, it worked.
Thanks for this info. Much appreciated.
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