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How can I accept bitcoins on my website?

I have an online store and would like to begin accepting bitcoins. How can I go about doing this?
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How can I accept Bitcoin donations on my blog or site?

If I sell things, there are many services that allow me to accept bitcoins as payment. But for those who simply want to accept bitcoins on their blog or other site ... as donations. A simple bitcoin ...
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Where can I sell things for bitcoins? [closed]

I have old items that I want to sell for bitcoins. This includes digital content and physical objects. What websites can I use to sell them?
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How can I best implement Bitcoin in my business?

Is there any good tutorial, discussion or implementation of bitcoind for business? What's the best Bitcoin.conf? How to expose the Bitcoind API to the internet? How to guarantee confidentiality, ...
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Is there an online wallet service that will allow me to access an rpc server?

Let's say I have an online eCommerce solution running with a plugin that is designed to connect to a bitcoin daemon running on the same server, but I am too cheap to hire a vps or dedicated server, so ...
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Is there a Drupal shopping cart interface for Bitcoin?

Is there any Drupal SCI for Bitcoin available? Either tied into Ubercart or, more preferably, Drupal Commerce.
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Is there a way to accept bitcoin payments and verify the identity of the people who paid without asking for any other information?

I have a website and I am considering supporting bitcoins, but I would like to do this without asking the users to log in nor give me their email or details before buying. Is there a way to accept ...
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Does an eBay listing that accepts Bitcoin violate their payments policy?

eBay's payments policy says that the listing must accept at least one payment method that is PayPal, credit card, etc. It does not appear to say that other payment methods cannot be offered though. ...
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Ogrr market size

I've heard that [Ogrr] (http://ogrr.com/) has provided Bitcoin as its internal unit of trading. Could someone who knows the forum well provide us with information about: How large is the transaction ...
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How would an artist be able to sell their own music for Bitcoin? [closed]

What options are there for artists to market their Music in exchange for Bitcoin? How would an artist be able to directly sell his work to his fans?
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Why is decentralized e-commerce good or better?

All of the promotional materials (videos, papers, articles, etc.) on Bitcoin bill it as a decentralized solution for e-commerce/online financial exchanges that bypasses traditional banks, federal ...
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How do I go about installing a Bitcoin daemon in CentOS Linux?

I am trying to setup a Drupal e-commerce solution with a payment gateway of accepting Bitcoins during checkout, but I need a bitcoin daemon installed. How do I go about installing the Bitcoin daemon ...
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I want my website to accept bitcoins without dealing with security issues

I want my site to accept bitcoins (and automatically reward users with it), but do not want to deal with the security issues that would entail. Is there a SaaS (Software as a Service) which could ...
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How to configure bitcoind to wait for X confirmations to make the payment submitted

I'm using bitcoind for an ecommerce website. Walletnotify setting in bitcoin.conf only fires twice (once the payment appears on the network and then when the payment is confimed the first time by a ...
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tradehill.com alternative?

I am constructing a small online store where I would like to accept BitCoins as payment. I have not had any luck running the Deamon on my server, so I was planning to use tradehill.com and then make ...
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Value of Product Based on Bitcoins

If I chose to accept Bitcoin as a payment for my product, and the price of the bitcoin goes up or down, then technically I am not getting as much for my product in the long run correct? Because the ...
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E-commerce invoice in USD & receive payment in Bitcoin

Is there an e-commerce plug-in or payment processing platform that facilitates the sequence detailed below? Merchant accepts customer's online order Customer's credit card is charged accordingly The ...
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Integrating Bitcoin payment methods to a UK Opencart store?

I really want to integrate Bitcoin into my girlfriend's web store, but have found that they are either too expensive per transaction for international payments (bips.me - $7.50), have a huge minimum ...
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Is there a working, functional, maintained way to accept bitcoins through a Wordpress site to an Electrum wallet?

I know that there is the Bitcoin Payments for WooCommerce, but it hasn't been updated in over and year and doesn't support the latest version of Electrum MPK. It only supports Electrum 1.9.8 MPK.
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How do payment processing companies work?

What is the rationale for existence of payment companies like BitPay? If I want to start accepting Bitcoin at my store I can simply set up my own Bitcoin wallet for free and then a simple script which ...
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Can the service providing the bitcoin wallet know how much value has the user loaded into his wallet?

Say for example I run an ecommerce website which mandates users to have a minimum balance of 1 bitcoin in their wallets to access the platform. In the event the balance in his wallet falls below 1 ...
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Which ecommerce carts support bitcoin with the biggest user base?

I'm looking to start up a ecommerce solution and wanted to know which ecommerce software is best suited to accept bitcoin which also has the most community support?
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Receiving dollars directly into bitcoin wallet?

Is there a way that I can set up my account to have my customers pay for services rendered in dollars directly into my bitcoin account via an online electronic funds transfer from their bank account?
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How to integrate a Bitcoin payment service in my auction site

So, if I wanted to have Bitcoin as a form of method where users could pay, how would I do this? Obviously, there is paypal, where the buyer sends money through pp, which disperses to the seller. So, I ...
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Easiest way to collect funds of big lists of bitcoin privatekeys

I am setting up an webstore where you can pay with bitcoins. Therefore I created a bulk list on bitcoinaddress.org. I save the public addresses in a database and attach one to each transaction. Then I ...
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I want to change 0.25 dollar cents in bitcoin for my digital content, is it too little?

I am a developer and very new in bitcoin world. I have plans of having website where I sell digital content for 0.25(or less) cents of dollars in bitcoin form. What I understand is I have to pay for ...
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Accepting cryptocurrency in Django app

i was thinking of using a service like blockonomics linked to an offline store via Xpub. When a user signals their intent to make a payment, the app would generate a new address (API call), display it,...
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I want to accept bitcoin on my raspberry pi

I have a web server running on a raspberry pi and I want to accept bitcoins. I have very little disk space so I don't have room to install bitcoind. I don't trust any third party services to process ...
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How Crypto Payment Processors Handle Wallet Balance Privacy?

If an online store accepts crypto payments directly into its wallet there is a problem: "Anyone can make a small transfer to any BTC address derived from the MPK so they can watch the store's and its ...
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How can I set up a simple single page store that accepts Bitcoin payments? [closed]

I am looking to set up a simple single page store. This store should respect the privacy of users by not requiring personal information where none is needed. I want to retain control of the funds, I ...
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European online stores selling electronics

I know bitcoinstore.com is the heaven for bitcoin loving geeks to buy their gadget. However I'd like to find similar electronics stores in European Union area to avoid extra custom fees. Are there ...
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Can I lock a transaction from being used until a particular condition is met

I plan to open an ecommerce website from which I will accept BTC as payment. However users dont want to pay with BTC without getting the goods since my site is just starting up. What are the options I ...
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How to "cash out" of the Lightning Network without closing channels?

I am working on an ecommerce site that accepts lightning payments and was curious about how to "cash out" to pay vendors without closing channels to customers. I was planning to run two LN LND nodes ...
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What to do when you bought in BTC and the product hasn't been delivered

I bought a supplement not available in my country (not drugs mind you) in bitcoin. The company has given me all the proof that they had received my money but failed to send me my product and no ...
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Merchant address re-use?

I understand that one way a merchant would likely use Bitcoin is to create a unique receipt address for every customer, so when a given address receives payment, the merchant can know exactly which ...
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Does RevokeSSL Require Self-Signed Certs to Work?

// , I don't want to go to https://bankofamerica.com and see it self-certified. I don't want to go to https://amazon.com and see it self-certified. I don't mind going to https://patriotact....
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If I install the Bitcoin progam on my computer, that simply means that I will be mining Bitcoins over time?

I installed the Bitcoin progam on my computer, does that simply means that I will be mining Bitcoins over time? Otherwise what are the ways to mine Bitcoins?
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Which cloud server provider is best for accepting bitcoin payments with BTCPay Server? [closed]

This video shows someone using lunanode for their BTCPayServer cloud server. What are the other top reputable and reliable cloud servers out there for running an online store that wants to act as its ...
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BTCPayServer vs. Bitpay or other for accepting bitcoin payments in online store [closed]

For stores that would like to begin accepting bitcoins, would Bitpay or BTCPayServer be a better choice? The first seems to act as an intermediary, whereas the second does not. How do they compare in ...
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What is the point of adding transation to block chain

What is the advantages of adding transaction into the blockchain, instead why can't we go with a normal current way of validating the transaction through dollar, rupees so on. Is there any advantages ...
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How to toggle visibility of sender?

I am trying to track inventory as it flows through the supply chain. This inventory requires chain of custody. The original transaction would be from the manufacturer for a number of Satoshi equal ...
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can't buy bitcoin eBook using bitcoin?

It sounds like a headline from The Onion, but is it really true? I can't find anywhere I can buy the eBook Mastering Bitcoin using bitcoin, only PayPal or Credit Card.
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Fulfillment services that pay out in crypto (dropshipping, Amazon FBA)

Is it possible to sell a product on amazon.com (or any e-commerce fulfillment website that accepts fiat) and get paid-out in crypto at the end of the month? I'm desperately trying to find a decent ...
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Someone made a small, apparently fraudulent, transaction to my public address. What is the purpose behind it?

I have a small e-commerce site and someone made three cryptocurrency purchases just seemingly to know my public addresses as she never paid the cost of goods. The three addresses she viewed are public ...
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How to allow/setup crypto transfers/payments on my website?

I'd like to learn how to allow end users on my website to pay for goods using cryptocurrency. Questions I have: 1 - How would I confirm the transaction has been received ? 2 - How would I confirm ...
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Where can I Buy any Single Pizza Using Bitcoins?

I would like to purchace this notorious Pizza that is talked about , I would like that the bitcoin not be a come-on for a coupon for a pizza, but an actual pizza that I can eat? Can I buy a Pizza ...