OpenCart is an open source e-commerce platform that enables companies to set up and manage their online shops.
OpenCart plugins, also known as extensions, are additional software that improve the functionality of the OpenCart platform. These extensions can add various features and capabilities to an OpenCart shop, making it more customisable and able to meet specific business needs.
With the Coinsnap payment plugin for Opencart, shop operators can effortlessly process Bitcoin and Lightning payments from their customers.
This guide provides detailed instructions to facilitate the seamless integration of Opencart with the Coinsnap app.
Install the Coinsnap Opencart plugin via Github
Find and select the “Extensions” section on the left-hand side of the Opencart login page.
(2) Access to the installer
In the “Extensions” section, find the “Installer” subsection and click on it to continue.
(3) Upload ZIP file
On the right-hand side you will find a blue “Upload” button. Click on it and proceed to upload the downloaded file.
(4) Install Coinsnap payment extensions
Click on the button to install the Coinsnap Payment Extensions. After successful installation, the button should now be highlighted in orange.
After you have selected “Payments”, scroll down to find Coinsnap as a payment method.
Click on the “Edit” button on the right-hand side.
Enter your login details in your Coinsnap app and navigate to the settings.
Look for the “Store settings” section in the settings, where you can access your store ID and API key.
Copy these login details for future use.
If you click on the “Edit” button, fields are displayed in which you must enter the previously copied store ID and the API key.
Fill in these fields and your integration with the Coinsnap app will be successfully completed. You are now ready to accept Bitcoin+Lightning payments.