CoinPayments

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CoinPayments is an easy way to integrate checkout system for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin with low fees.

How to set up

Video guide:

 

Ecwid Directions

1 - In your Ecwid store control panel, go to Settings > Payment tab.

2 - Scroll down the page and click on 'See complete list' button. Select 'Credit Card: Authorize.Net SIM':Ecwid_Control_Panel_2017-07-19_17-00-40.png

 3 - A window will pop up. There will be 4 configuration fields, fill them out as follows:

  • For "API Login Id", enter your CoinPayments.net merchant ID (you can find this on the Edit Settings page at CoinPayments.net).
  • For "Transaction Key" you can enter any random string it doesn't matter what is set here.
  • For "MD5 Hash Value" enter your CoinPayments.net IPN Secret (you can set this on the Edit Settings page at CoinPayments.net, also make sure IPN Verification mode is set to HMAC).
  • For "Transaction Type" select Authorize and Capture.
  • Make sure "Enable test mode" is unchecked.

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4 - Now click Advanced settings, change the Endpoint URL to https://www.coinpayments.net/ipn/ecwid.php then click Save under it.

5 - Click the blue 'Save' button in the window and it will close.

6 - Navigate to 'Credit or debit card' by Authorize.Net in the payments methods list and click on it to change the title.

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You can customize it as you wish but our default recommendation is to use CoinPayments.net for the method name and for the second line 'Pay with Bitcoin, Litecoin, or other cryptocurrencies.' You can add a description and an instruction for your customers if you wish. Remember to click on 'Save' button to save the changes.

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7 - On the right-hand side of the page, click Enable on the CoinPayments.net payment method.

 

Optional Ecwid directions

If you use the same Authorize.net account on different sites and payment methods, you should add 'Relay Response URL' to your Authorize.net account settings. The URL looks like this: https://app.ecwid.com/authorizenet/XXXXXX" where XXXXXX is your Ecwid Store ID (How to find it?

This completes the setup on the Ecwid side of things, now go to the Coin Acceptance Settings page and continue below.

CoinPayments Directions

  1. On the Coin Acceptance Settings page, scroll to the bottom to the Ecwid Store ID field.
  2. Enter your store ID, then click Update Coin Preferences.

Optional Ecwid Directions - For style points

  1. In your Ecwid store control panel, go to Settings -> Design tab.
  2. Click the "New CSS Theme" button and enter theme name "CoinPayments" (if you are already using a custom theme, edit it instead).
  3. Enter this code in the CSS text box:
    /*Add an image for coinpayments method */
    div.ecwid-PaymentMethodsBlock-PaymentOption:nth-child(1) div.ecwid-PaymentMethodsBlock-PaymentOption-htmlBlock img {
      display:none;
    }
    
    div.ecwid-PaymentMethodsBlock-PaymentOption:nth-child(1) div.ecwid-PaymentMethodsBlock-PaymentOption-htmlBlock {
      padding: 39px 263px 0px 0px;
      background: url('https://www.coinpayments.net/images/pub/buynow-small-grey.png');
      background-size:auto;
      background-repeat:no-repeat;
      width:0px;
      height: 0px;
      margin-left: 20px;
    }
    
    NOTE: In this code nth-child(1) defines the sequence number of the payment method on the Payment details page. So if CoinPayments is the second in the list of payment methods you need to use nth-child(2) instead, if it is the third –  nth-child(3), etc.
  4. Click "Activate" to the right of the text box, then the blue Save button above it.
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