Bitcoin is a digital currency created back in January 2009. It follows the ideas set out in a whitepaper by the mysterious and pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto. At the current time, Bitcoin has become the most valuable digital currency. The demand to use Bitcoin as well as other cryptocurrencies for payment has also increased greatly.
FrE Crypto, a plugin for FreelanceEngine, allows users to use Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash in order to purchase packages and bids in the freelance marketplace.
How it works
It is very easy to activate Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash on your site.
Admin can go to Plugins > Add new > upload FrE Crypto and activate it.
Admin can go to Engine Settings > Bitcoin Blockonomics > enable Bitcoin Blockonomics Payment Gateway
To use Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash on your site, you need to register a Blockonomics account.
After you registered an account successfully, you can go to this page to get the API key and add a new store.
API key is used for both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Click Add a new store
How to get xPub.
Click the link “Find your wallet xpub (Please read Alert for Blockchain.com/Ledger wallet)” for the instructions to get xPub.
Detail: Log into https://www.blockchain.com/ Go to Settings > Wallets & Addresses > Manage > Segwit Wallet > Manage > Show xPub
After copied xPub, go to Create A Store form and click the link Find your wallet xpub (Please read Alert for Blockchain.com/Ledger wallet) . When the popup appears, just paste your xpub.
Use the tool below to convert your xpub field and click the button “Convert Xpub” to convert it.
Finally, copy and use this convert on the create store form.
Copy your xpub here to convert xpub.
How to get HTTP Callback URL :
You login to your site Admin Dashboard > Engine Settings > Bitcoin Blockonomics and copy Callback URL
You can also generate a new callback url.
Now you have all the required information to save changes.
You can go to this page to set up Bitcoin Cash store
To get xpub of Bitcoin Cash , you go to BlockChain.com > Settings > Wallets and Addresses > Bitcoin Cash tab > Manage > Show xpub.
Copy your Bitcoin cash xpub and click go Button.
You will be redirected to this page :
Get HTTP Callback URL from your site and paste to this field.
Now you can click save changes.
You can also go to Admin Dashboard > Settings > FrE Blockonomics to test the setup
– Send a Bitcoin test payment: https://www.blockonomics.co/merchants#/logs
– Send a Bitcoin Cash test payment: https://bch.blockonomics.co/merchants#/page3
You can see this video to know how test Bitcoin Payment on your site :