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PayPal Lift Module

This module provides integration with PayPal IPN and PDT.

To include this module in your Lift project, update your libraryDependencies in build.sbt to include:

Lift 2.6.x for Scala 2.9 and 2.10:

"net.liftmodules" %% "paypal_2.6" % "1.2"

Lift 2.6.x for Scala 2.11:

"net.liftmodules" %% "paypal_2.6" % "1.3-SNAPSHOT"

Lift 2.5.x for Scala 2.9 and 2.10:

"net.liftmodules" %% "paypal_2.5" % "1.2"

Lift 3.0.x for Scala 2.10 and 2.11:

"net.liftmodules" %% "paypal_3.0" % "1.3-SNAPSHOT"


  • Manning offer a free PDF titled Collecting payment through PayPal which you can access in exchange for your name and email address.

  • Chapter 5 of Lift in Action.

Note: The module package changed from net.liftweb.paypal to net.liftmodules.paypal in May 2012. Please consider this when referencing documentation written before that date.

  • Found a problem? Have a suggestion? Please discuss it on the Lift mailing list before raising a ticket.


Alt text

To customize the alt text of the buy now button, set up a resources entry for the key liftmodules.paypal.button-alt-text. For example, create webapp/_resources.html, with the following content:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
  <res name="liftmodules.paypal.button-alt-text">Place order now</res>

Notes for module developers

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