A WordPress plugin and widget that lets you accept bitcoin on your site! Use the
[coinbase_button] shortcode along with the parameters on this page. Example:
[coinbase_button name="Socks" price_string="10.00" price_currency_iso="CAD"]
A menu widget is also included.
Generate an API key with the ‘user’ and ‘merchant’ permissions at https://coinbase.com/settings/api. For security reasons, please do not grant any other permissions to this key. If you don’t have a Coinbase account, sign up at https://coinbase.com/merchants. Coinbase offers daily payouts for merchants in the United States. For more infomation on setting up payouts, see https://coinbase.com/docs/merchant_tools/payouts.
Visit your admin section and click Plugins -> Add New. Then search for “Coinbase”.
Once you’ve installed the plugin, visit the Settings -> Coinbase page and enter the credentials obtained in step 0.
Now that the widget is enabled you can add a bitcoin payment button anywhere on your blog using one of two methods:
a “short code” that looks like this:
[coinbase_button name=”Alpaca Socks” price_string=”10.00″ price_currency_iso=”CAD”]
You can add any customizable values as described in our documentation. This works on any page or location of your site.
- using the WordPress “widget” which will appear in the right sidebar of your app.