WooCommerce: Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Payments
October 7, 2018 3:19 pm
Cryptocurrency is the future of payment systems and payment gateways on the web. I’m going to show you how you can accept cryptocurrencies on your Woocommerce website.
WooCommerce: Coinbase Plugin
Coinbase is definitly the big name in the Cryptocurrency world. It has a merchant portal which you can sign up for to allow you to create an account that will allow you to transact Cryptocurrency payments.
Coinbase also provides a free to use plugin that you can easily setup with your WooCommerce website.
Worth noting as well that coinbase has no fees attached to your payments.
The only downside to using Coinbase is that you’re limited to using: –
- Bitcoin Cash
- Etherium Classic
Advantages of WooCommerce: Coinbase Plugin
The biggest advantage of Coinbase is it will mean you’re working with the peak of the cryptocurrency world. Purchases made on your website are sent from the clients wallet to your merchant account. Simple as that.
WooCommerce: CryptoWoo Plugin
Another popular plugin for WooCommerce is CryptoWoo. It allows you to accept the following cryptos: –
- Bitcoin Cash
A little more variety however it has a wide range of features that allows it to stand apart from Coinbases plugin.
Advantages of WooCommerce: CryptoWoo Plugin
The Biggest advantage of using CryptoWoo is the feature to allow you to send the crpytos that you’ve receive to another wallet automatically this can be handy if you’re looking to convert crypto to fiat.
WooCommerce: Plugin setup
Both plugins allow you to easily install using the WordPress plugin manager. As expected both plugins have areas in WooCommerce that allow you to enter your details and allow you to start accepting cryptos.
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