Paypal - solution to the language problem

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Subject: Paypal - solution to the language problem
Posted by:  Alfred Molon (alfred_molonCANC…
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007

I reported here a problem that when a buyer would click on a Buy now
Paypal button a page in German would appear.

Paypal finally replied and the solution is that you have to force the
default Buyer's country to USA or another English speaking country. You
add the following line to the button:

<input type="hidden" name="lc" value="US">

This defaults the buyer's country to USA and the page will appear in
English (but you can also choose the UK or any other anglophone

In the links you add the following parameter:


for instance ... currency_code=USD&lc=US& ...


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