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Content Pay by Zong


Content Pay by Zong allows you to monetize your blog content using Premium text messaging.
Your reader sends a text message using his mobile phone and he receives a code that gives him access to your content
for a determined duration.


  • The clickable image that appears for paid content
  • Payment instructions screen


  1. Unzip the archive to a directory of your choice
  2. Upload the contents of the directory to wp-content/plugins/
  3. Activate the plugin
  4. Create an account on ZDN and activate it. (It’s free!)
  5. Create a service with the first market. (Type should be “One Off”, “Session Based” isn’t needed).
    The URL to use for the “One-Off Transaction handler” is shown to you at the bottom of the Settings page for the Content Pay by Zong plugin.
    It should be something like: yourblogurl/wp-content/plugins/content-pay-by-zong/content-pay-by-zong-handler.php?secretKey=MySecretKey
    Where “MySecretKey” is the key you entered in the setup page
  6. Activate your service
  7. Add additional market(s) as required
  8. In the “Services” page of the Zong Developer Network “Dashboard”, check your service’s ID and also copy your API Key (center-top, there’s a link to display it)
  9. Set these up on the plugin settings page in WP
  10. Configure the “Content Pay by Zong Options”
  11. Write a post and monitize it, there’s a new option at the bottom of “Advanced Options” which let you monetize your post.


Where can I have some support

This plugin is released by the Zong Developer Network as an example of how you can use Zong to monetize content.
Its released as is without support and you are free to change the code to suit your needs.
We have opened a forum here:

Contributors & Developers

“Content Pay by Zong” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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