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7. IPN and PDT > 82. Insert Payment Details into a Database with IPN

Insert Payment Details into a Database with IPN

Record the data from IPN into a database to facilitate simple bookkeeping.

Capturing transaction-specific information is a vital part of expanding an online store, because it provides a platform of information on which to build value-added services and upselling techniques. For example, [Hack #75] provides a list of similar products purchased by other customers.

Tip

This functionality is required for complete security against spoofing in some vending applications. It allows you to check whether a transaction has already been processed.

The Database Table

Create a new database table, tblOrders, in which to store your order information. This table contains information about your customers’ orders, but not any information related to the products your customers actually ordered.


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