How to Accept Crypto on Your Website with PrestaShop Payment Plugin

In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, businesses worldwide are continually seeking innovative ways to expand their reach and stay ahead of the curve. Cryptocurrencies have emerged as a popular and powerful form of digital currency, offering various advantages such as lower transaction fees, faster processing times, and increased security. As a result, more and more online merchants are eager to capitalize on this trend and adopt cryptocurrency payments for their products and services.

If you are running an online store powered by PrestaShop, you're in luck! This comprehensive article will guide you through the process of seamlessly integrating cryptocurrency payments on your website using the PrestaShop Payment Plugin. We will cover the basics of cryptocurrency, the benefits of accepting crypto payments, and a step-by-step tutorial to help you set up and configure the plugin for a hassle-free experience. By the end of this article, you will be well-equipped to tap into the lucrative world of digital currencies and elevate your e-commerce business to new heights. So, let's embark on this exciting journey and start accepting crypto payments today!

What is the PrestaShop payment plugin?

The PrestaShop Payment Plugin is a module or extension designed to facilitate the integration of various payment gateways and methods into an online store built on the PrestaShop e-commerce platform. This plugin allows merchants to accept and manage payments from customers using different currencies, including cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin, among others.

By installing and configuring the PrestaShop Payment Plugin, store owners can offer their customers a wide range of payment options, making it more convenient for shoppers to complete their transactions. This, in turn, can lead to increased customer satisfaction, higher conversion rates, and improved overall sales performance.

The plugin typically supports multiple cryptocurrency payment processors, ensuring secure and seamless transactions while providing advanced features such as real-time exchange rates, automatic order status updates, and refund capabilities. Additionally, it adheres to the platform's best practices and standards, ensuring compatibility with various themes and other plugins, making it an essential tool for online merchants looking to expand their payment options and tap into the growing market of cryptocurrency users.

How to accept crypto payments with PrestaShop

To accept crypto payments with PrestaShop, you will need to install and configure a crypto payment plugin for WordPress, such as Cryptomus. This plugin allows you to accept multiple cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin.

Downloading PrestaShop crypto payment plugin

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


  1. Look for the PrestaShop plugin.


  1. Click Download on the PrestaShop plugin.

Download WooCommerce Plugin

Installing Cryptomus cryptocurrency payment gateway for PrestaShop

  1. In your dashboard find the tab "Modules" click on it and select "Module Manager".

Module Manager

  1. You will be redirected to the modules page, find the button "Upload a module" and click on it

Upload a Module

  1. In the window that appears, click "select file" or find the file in the "Upload" folder and drag the file into this window


  1. The automatic installation of the module starts and when you get the message "Module installed" and the button "Configure", click on the button.

Module installed

  1. We get to the configuration page of the module by Cryptomus, we need to get a unique merchant ID and API token


Setting up Cryptomus payment gateway for PrestaShop

  1. Log in to your Cryptomus account and create a merchant for your business, then generate an API key. If you don't have an account, sign up for one.


Create a Module

  1. On the website go to the tab with the created merchant and go to "Setting". We see the value "Merchant id", copy and paste it in the "Merchant uuid" field on the page of module settings in PrestaShop. To get the API Key you have to specify your domain and add the description on the Setting page.


  1. We got API key, copy it


  1. Go to the module settings page of PrestaShop and paste it into the "Payment key" field. In the same way we add the text for the payment button and click on Save.

Payment key


  1. Congratulations, your customers can now pay with cryptocurrency

Now your PrestaShop website is ready to accept cryptocurrency payments through WooCommerce and the Cryptomus payment gateway. And if there are any questions left, feel free to contact our support team. Happy selling!

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