Monday, 23 April 2018 16:23
Modified: Monday, 18 February 2019 13:51

Coingate Payment Plugin is dedicated to Cryptocurrencies. The CoinGate solution is offering the flexibility of paying using 50 cryptocurrencies (including Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum) in a single payment environment.

Installation

The plugin is installed normal way using Joomla extensions manager.

This plugin comes free with the subscription of the extension.
You'll find it installed (you may need to enable it manually) after extension's installation, alternatively it's available in downloads section (available for active subscribers).

Install the plugin like any other Joomla extension.

Setup

After installation, you need to set up the plugin.

  • Open Extensions and then choose Plugins
  • Find the DJ-Classifieds Coingate  payment plugin on the list
  • Open DJ-Classifieds Coingate payment plugin
    • Auth token - the token need to be created along with the CoinGate App (more information below) 
    • Environment - production / sandbox
    • Currency code - choose the currency code
    • Return Url - User will be redirected to this Url after correct payment.
    • Cancel Url - User will be redirected to this Url after canceled payment. 
  • Save & Close

coingate-payment-plugin

In order for the plugin to work properly, you need to enter the Auth token.

It requires creating an account and then an application for DJ-Classifieds at CoinGate web page.

The user needs to create different API credentials for each website using CoinGate services.

New CoinGate App creation view:

coingate app settings

  1. Set the title of the App
  2. IP addresses allowed to use payments. If the field is empty, then all addresses will be used.
  3. The base URL of the page on which we use the plugin.
  4. The duration of the order on the payment page.
  5. % of the amount to ignore if the amount is not total after conversion from cryptocurrency.

For more information, please read: How can I create CoinGate API credentials?  

Once installed, the plugin will be visible on the payment page.

payment in dj-classifieds using coingate

After selecting "buy now", the user will be redirected to the CoinGate website, where he can select the payment currency and make a payment, and then he will be directed back to the DJ-Classifieds website.

coingate website payment

Read a blog post about the Coingate payment plugin.


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