Pay to Read


Create paid content on your website. Monetize your website.

Suitable for:

  1. Bidding websites
  2. Specialised website
  3. Blog as premium content
  4. E-Commerce websites
  5. Lottery websites
  6. Research/Important Reports websites
  7. E-Learning / Online training websites
  8. Quiz websites
  9. Lottery websites
    ..and many more.

“Pay to Read” Plugin ( a plugin by Loopwi) helps you to monetize your website by being able to create and manage premium or paid contents. You can receive money from your users through your preferred payment gateway partner. This plugin serves as a connecting bridge, saving you time.

We do not charge commissions for usage, we only charge a one-time fee for Pro feature of the plugin. The free version will only allow you to accept payments via Paypal. But the Pro version offers you many more payment gateway options.

Read more information and terms of usage at our website product website


  • Install and activate the plugin, you will find the two admin links, one is for Premium Posts link and the other is for the Pay to Read Plugin settings.
  • You can see all your reports of payments directly in your admin area.
  • When you click on Settings, you can completely customize what should be the message to be displayed for your users.
  • Create Premium Posts
  • Copy the Shortcode
  • Create a normal WordPress post, title it and paste the Shortcode in the editor and save.
  • When your users opens the post, the content will be shortened and a payment request is put out. On paying, the user will be redirected to the hidden Premium posts location,


  1. Install “Pay to Read” Plugin from WordPress plugins directory or upload a zip of the plugin and activate
  2. Once activated, click on the plugin menu on the admin menu, You will be required to activate the plugin.
  3. Click on the activation link to be redirected to our website ( where you can get your activation code. Activation code is free. For Pro version, you have the option to incorporate many other payment gateways. But for the free version, only Paypal is available.
  4. Update the headings and content of the messages that will be displayed on your website.
  5. Once everything is set, you can start creating premium contents. Copy the display shortcode and paste in the normal WordPress posts section and save.
  6. When your readers click on a premium post, the content is shortened to 300 words and your notice is displayed indicating that this is a premium post, showing how much is required to be paid to view it completely.


What website types do your plugins support?

Plugins are also described as extensions. They are softwares that can be integrated into other websites to bring additional capabilities. Currently our plugins support WordPress websites. Other compatibilities being developed include support for Drupal, Jooomla, CakePHP, Laravel and PHP websites

Which payment methods do you accept?

Our plugins support many payment methods. For now we have rolled out a few such as: Paypal (International – Free), Paystack (Nigeria, Ghana, SA), Monnify (Nigeria), GladePay (Nigeria), FlutterWave (Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, SA, etc), and more coming soon, such as Stripe, GPay, etc

How can I manage my Account?

The platform has 3 aspects. The part (plugin) that is integrated into your website – this incorporates the technology and capability of your site to accept payments, you can also view reports from there. Secondly, on the Loopwi website, when you log in you can manage other settings of your account. Both accounts are in sync. The last aspect is with your preferred payment provider. For instance, if you are using Paypal to collect payment using our plugins, Paypal will also provide you with reports and gateway management. Our plugins is simply a system that helps you create contents and accept money using your payment provider.

Does your platform “touch” the money?

“Touching” the money refers to when a provider gets the money and later settles subscribers. No, our platform does not “touch” your money. When you receive payments, it goes straight from your users to your specified payment gateway provider. Our system is just a software which you are using to achieve payment collections online. Your money does not pass through us.

How do I download and use your plugins?

Click on “Get Started” and create an account. Follow the process and activate your account.


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Contributors & Developers

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


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