How to Setup Bitcoin currency using Stripe Payment Gateway Plugin for WooCommerce?

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Bitcoin is a coming-of-age digital currency that is used worldwide today. Because of its open source nature, it can be easily integrated with other software solutions.

The Stripe Payment Gateway Plugin for WooCommerce provides an easy mechanism to use Bitcoin currency for accepting payments on your WooCommerce store. The plugin provides an in-line checkout facility so that customers do not have to leave your site for payment. The Bitcoin currency works only when your store currency is set to United State Dollars (USD).

This article intends to show you how to set up Bitcoin using Stripe Payment Gateway Plugin for WooCommerce. Refer the product page to know more about other various features of the plugin.

Let’s break down these settings in five simple steps.

1. Generic settings for Bitcoin payment

Configure the following settings in the Stripe Payment section of the plugin.Stripe WooCommerce Bitcoin Generic Settings

  • Stripe Payment: Tick this checkbox to enable Stripe payment.
  • Stripe Overview Page: Tick this checkbox to enable Stripe Overview Page.
  • Title: Enter a custom title for Stripe payment. This title will be visible on the checkout page.
  • Description: Enter a custom description for Stripe payment. This description will be visible on the checkout page.
  • Order Button Text: Enter a custom text for Stripe checkout button.
  • Preferred Locale: You can select a custom language for Stripe checkout.

2. Enter Stripe Credentials

To use Stripe payment for your WooCommerce store, you need a Stripe account. Hence, you need to register in Stripe and receive your test and live credentials.

Once you receive your credentials, enter them in the following fields:Stripe WooCommerce Stripe Credentials

  • Transaction Mode: With this option, you can set the required API mode for the Stripe payment gateway.
    Available options are:

    • Test Mode: This mode is used to do some test purchasing by using Stripe.com API. There is no real money transaction involved. This mode is used only for development purpose and requires the Stripe test credentials.
    • Live Mode: This mode is used for the actual payment transaction, and requires live credentials.
  • Test/Live Secret Key: Enter the test (or Live) Secret Key provided by Stripe here.
  • Test/Live Publishable Key: Enter the respective test (or Live) Publishable Key.

3. Define Stripe Actions

The settings are as shown below.Stripe WooCommerce Bitcoin Stripe Actions

  • Capture Payment: Tick this checkbox to capture the payment as soon as an order is placed. Else, you can capture payments manually in Stripe Overview Page.
  • Currency Conversion: Enable this check box to allow conversion to any desired currency.
    The conversion is made using Google Finance. Google conversion differs from Stripe, hence you may get a little difference in price. Read the disclaimer for more information.
  • Conversion description: Enter a custom description for currency conversion. This description is visible to customers on the checkout page.
  • Email Transaction Receipt: Tick this checkbox to send transaction receipt via email to your customers. This email is sent by Stripe itself and is applicable only in live mode.

4. Define Stripe Abilities

This section contains settings that provide added functionality to Stripe.Stripe WooCommerce Bitcoin Stripe Abilities

  • Bitcoin Currency: The most important setting to be configured for Bitcoin payment. Tick this checkbox to enable Bitcoin currency.
    Remember, Bitcoin currency works only when your store currency is set to United States Dollar (USD).
  • Checkout Form description: Enter a custom description for your checkout form.
  • Ask Billing Address in Stripe: Tick this checkbox to ask billing address from your customers in Stripe payment form.
  • Display Checkout Logo: Tick this checkbox to display the Stripe logo on the checkout page.
  • Stripe Checkout Logo: Once you enable the above option, an option to select the logo appears. You can select an image from your WordPress media library or specify the image URL in the given text box.

Click Save changes to save/update the plugin settings.

5. Checkout using Bitcoin

Once you have configured all the above settings, move to the checkout page to see the checkout process.Stripe WooCommerce Bitcoin Checkout

In the above screenshot, you can notice the Bitcoin icon on Stripe payment option.

Click on Pay via Stripe button to continue the payment process. The Stripe checkout form appears as shown below.Stripe WooCommerce Bitcoin Checkout Form

You need to scan the QR Code using Bitcoin App to pay the amount, else use the Open Wallet option to pay the amount.

With this, you can accept Bitcoin payments with Stripe Payment Gateway Plugin for WooCommerce.

To know more about the product, check out Stripe Payment Gateway Plugin for WooCommerce.

For understanding each feature of the plugin, refer to the product setting up article.

Or check out the documentation section for more related articles.

Accept Stripe with WooCommerce Stripe Payment Gateway Plugin

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