How To Accept Crypto on Your Website with OpenCart Payment Plugin

The growing popularity of cryptocurrencies presents a unique opportunity to enhance your online business by embracing this sophisticated payment option. By adding cryptocurrency payment methods into your website, you can unlock a wide array of benefits and cater to the evolving needs of your customers.

So, you have an OpenCart based website and plan to integrate a cryptocurrency payment gateway into it? In this article, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of setting up and utilizing the OpenCart Payment Plugin to seamlessly accept crypto as a payment option on your OpenCart-powered website.

What is the OpenCart payment plugin?

The OpenCart cryptocurrency payment plugin is a software extension designed specifically for the OpenCart e-commerce platform. With the OpenCart payment plugin, businesses can expand their payment options beyond traditional methods and offer their customers the ability to pay for products and services using popular cryptocurrencies.

This plugin connects the OpenCart-based website and various cryptocurrency payment gateways. It simplifies the process of accepting cryptocurrencies by providing a user-friendly interface within the OpenCart administrative panel. Website owners can easily configure the plugin to accept multiple cryptocurrencies, set conversion rates, and manage transactions.

How to accept crypto payments with OpenCart cryptocurrency Payment Plugin

To accept crypto payments on OpenCart website with a ready-made payment plugin just go through a simple process that involves a few essential steps. Here's a step-by-step integration guide:

Downloading OpenCart cryptocurrency payment plugin

  1. Go to Homepage.
  2. Navigate to the API section of the main menu > Modules.

API section of Cryptomus main menu

Modules section of Cryptomus API

  1. Find the OpenCart plugin and click Download.

Cryptomus cryptocurrency payment plugin for OpenCart

Installing Cryptomus cryptocurrency payment gateway for OpenCart

  1. To accept crypto on OpenCart, a cryptocurrency payment gateway extension is needed to be installed. To do it successfully, you must have OpenCart version 3.x installed. In your dashboard, in the left menu, find the tab "Extensions" click on it and select "Extension installer".

  2. You will be redirected to the page of extensions installation, find the "Upload" button here and click on it. In the window that appears, find the file in the " Downloads" folder and upload it. After successful uploading you will get the notification "Success: You have modified extensions!”

Upload Cryptomus payment plugin

Installation of Cryptomus payment plugin

  1. Then, in the left menu, in the tab "Extension" click on "Modifications" and you will be redirected to the page of the same name. There, in the top right corner find the "Clear" button, click on it, then click on the "Refresh" button, which is located next to it.

Modifications page

  1. In the left menu in the tab "Extensions" click on "Extensions" and you will be redirected to the page with the options. From the drop-down list select "Payments" and look for the installed Cryptomus module

Extensions options

Cryptomus option

  1. In the module field, press the green button "Install", and then click on the "Edit" button.

Edit page

Setting up Cryptomus payment gateway for OpenCart

  1. You will get to the settings page of the Cryptomus plugin, where you should fill in fields.

Setting page of Cryptomus

  1. Log in or sign up to your Cryptomus account and create a merchant for your business

  2. Copy the Merchant ID from the merchant settings in Cryptomus personal profile and Paste it into the Cryptomus plugin settings page in OpenCart

  3. On the merchant settings page in the Cryptomus personal account write your domain and description and press the "Submit" button

  4. Obtain your Payment API Key and copy it

Cryptomus Payment API Key

  1. Insert the received key into the API Key field on the Cryptomus plugin settings page in OpenCart, set the name of the payment method, the lifetime of the issued invoice, and set the necessary status parameters. Then in the upper right corner click the "Save" button.

Filling in fields in Edit

  1. Congratulations, now your OpenCart website can accept cryptocurrency!

By following these steps, you can seamlessly integrate crypto payment functionality into your OpenCart website using the OpenCart Payment Plugin and begin to accept crypto on an OpenCart website. Happy selling!

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