Ways To Accept Bitcoin Payments On Your WordPress Website

Posted by on February 28, 2019 in Economy with 0 Comments

Of late, cryptocurrencies have gained lots of popularity and bitcoins have become the new buzzword in the world of digital money. If you are venturing into this domain, you may pose a challenge as to how can you accept Bitcoins and other digital currencies on your website made on the WordPress theme. If you do not know, then you have reached the right place. Here we will be discussing how to accept Bitcoin on your WordPress websites. The fact is you can even reap many benefits accepting digital money on WordPress based websites. There are several ways of accepting Bitcoin on WordPress based websites, have a look as under:

Starting Off with Bitcoin

Before you begin with your WordPress based website calibration, you need to get well versed with Bitcoin. So, the very first still would be to get a Bitcoin wallet, which is a software tool that helps send and receive money with excellent security. These wallets are found in different formats and shapes and can be easily downloaded from the web using your smartphone or PC.

Once you have selected your wallet, all you need is to register the BitPay account process. If you do not know about BitPay, then note that it is a service, which helps in transacting Bitcoins. This means you can exchange, convert and transfer Bitcoin using this wallet or your bank account. While the process of registration, you have the choice of adding a bank account or adding the Bitcoin using your website.

Using WooCommerce to get Bitcoin Payments with BitPay

If you have been using WooCommerce on your website, then it can be even used to receive payments using digital coins. All you need is to download and install the BitPlay plugin for the WooCommerce. Then you have to configure the settings by simply going to the settings using the Checkout tab via the settings. You then have to go the API field and then generate the API Key thus reaching to the BitPay website by clicking over the Add New Token button. Once you set it with WooCommerce with the pairing code, you end up giving the users to send you money choosing the Bitcoin payment option over the checkout screen.

Accepting Payments in Bitcoin with BitPay in WordPress

This option is recommended for people who do not have a shopping cart or e-commerce plugin activated over WordPress. You can add payment buttons for the stuff you are selling online with BitPay with the help of Payment Tools under the key dashboard with the help of clicking over the links given over the Payment Buttons. This is where you would be directed to the button generator screen.

Then you have to enter the required details including the product description, the amount and the business name. You also have the option of getting the input browser that is getting redirecting the URLs once you choose. This is one of the useful features of your site that sells several digital products including software, ebooks, music and so on thus helping the customers to download link.

Then you have to click over the option Generate to move ahead and then get a wide range of button dimensions that you can choose. Now, all you need to do is to choose the button of your choice and then copy the code of the button.

Try CoinBase

The other option you can try is CoinBase, which is a good alternative to BitPay. It is an online wallet service or digital platform, which helps to accept Bitcoin payments on your WordPress sites. The Bitcoin can be easily sent out to Altcoin wallet or can be exchanged with the help of CoinBase over your local currency and thus can be easily sent out to a bank account.

The CoinGate is basically a digital payment processor service, which not only accepts BitCoin but more than 40 other digital coins. If you use it with WooCommerce plugin you end up integrating your online store with the service of CoinGate. Once you do so, you will be able to do so, it would work the same way as the other options will work for you. You can easily transfer the money in Bitcoin using your WordPress websites.

Wrapping Up

These are some of the ways of transferring digital money in Bitcoin on your WordPress based websites. Try them out, and they are simple to implement.

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