Skip to main content

Questions tagged [merchants]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
139 views

How to implement stake.com model of deposit & withdraw flow for my crypto poker casino?

In stake.com for each user they generate separate bech32 address for deposit & displays the deposited amount as balance in top of the navigation bar. Similarly for withdraw they just ask for the ...
Kimi Raikkonen 9790's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
227 views

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 ...
user610620's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
203 views

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 ...
user610620's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
360 views

In Electrum, how does one watch/poll a wallet for an incoming payments to a certain address via API?

I want to create a simple way to accepting bitcoins on my own, using Electrum. I don't except big volume. I suppose, I'd have at most a handful of incoming payments in the beginning. That is, I ...
zirnamaraji's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
52 views

Why would a merchant accept Bitcoin?

I am trying to get the answer for the following example: Assume I have some bitcoin and want to buy a product from a merchant. Why would the merchant sell that product to me for bitcoin when he ...
SeethaRaam Devulapalli's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
469 views

Is there a compiled list of merchants that are taking lightning network payments for testing?

How many merchants are adopting lightning network payments? And is there a list somewhere?
Patoshi パトシ's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
542 views

How do I accept Bitcoin Cash without using a third-party? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to accept Bitcoin Cash on my e-commerce site without using a third-party payment processor such as Rocketr. Third party services would not be ideal for me because: I would not ...
kemp's user avatar
  • 230
1 vote
1 answer
116 views

Has there been a big uptake of merchants accepting Bitcoin Cash?

With Bitcoin Cash still relatively new (August 2017), are there any statistics available on the percentage of merchants who previously accepted Bitcoin, that now also accept Bitcoin Cash, or that ...
Pierre Cardagan's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
33 views

Home address and transfers?

I’ve been reading and researching bitcoin recently because I’m interested in the idea and would like to participate. My question is, since each bitcoin user is anonymous, if I bought something from ...
user67827's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
4k views

How can PayPal merchants accept bitcoin?

I've heard PayPal allows merchants to accept bitcoin; however, I can't find any documentation showing how PayPal merchants can do this. How can a PayPal merchant accept bitcoin?
Geremia's user avatar
  • 4,704
5 votes
2 answers
998 views

Processing bitcoins on my website completely by myself, with no third-party bitcoin SaaS services

I want to be able to accept and process bitcoins on my website only by mysefl. With no 3rd party bitcoin services. How can I do that? One way is to use Electrum. But its documentation regarding ...
Gaji's user avatar
  • 151
1 vote
1 answer
110 views

Can a merchant find my other bitcoin addresses in the same wallet if it sends me money to one?

I would like to do business with a merchant (deposits and withdrawals) but do not want the merchant to know that I am one person making multiple transactions. If I have multiple addresses in a wallet ...
user43655's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
678 views

Receive payments in BTC or USD, but get paid in Bitcoin?

I need to receive payments on my site. I wish to give users the option to either send money in bitcoins or US Dollars. However, I always want to get paid out in bitcoins. So I need to have an auto-...
vellmur's user avatar
  • 131
5 votes
1 answer
1k views

Which wallets have support for BIP 70 - 72 for merchant message transactions?

Which wallets support merchant message transactions such as bip 70 - 72? I want to build static html page where a user can just send their btc to my address with a message attached to it. The message ...
Patoshi パトシ's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
197 views

What exactly does the "fraud management system" of blockchain checks?

Basically, we are webhosting company and accepting payments through Paypal and 2checkout currently. Due to risk of service being used for spamming,we manually review orders after payment gateway ...
Mitesh Gangaramani's user avatar
6 votes
2 answers
154 views

What are some examples of companies that have abandoned Bitcoin payment processors in favor of in house Bitcoin integration?

What are some examples of companies that have abandoned Bitcoin payment processors in favor of in house Bitcoin integration? For example which companies previously relied on Coinbase or Bitpay that ...
Game Changer's user avatar
6 votes
3 answers
1k views

What is the most expensive Bitcoin purchase ever made?

Relying only on publicly disclosed data, what is the most expensive Bitcoin purchase that has ever occurred? "Expensive" can be determined either by: Highest purchase price in Bitcoins Highest fiat ...
dontmindme's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
167 views

Paranoid Merchants on double spending [closed]

How can merchants be alerted of Double-spending attacks? Let us take a hypothetical case where a merchant offer a BTC deposit wallet to his users, User deposits Bitcoins and it's credited to his ...
Alessandro Genovese's user avatar
0 votes
4 answers
148 views

Can I use Bitcoin elsewhere except in the deep web? [duplicate]

I really like the idea of having an universal online currency and I wanted to know if I can use it in the 'surface web'.
user76494's user avatar
8 votes
3 answers
651 views

I need Fiat -> BTC merchant service

Hello bitcoin community. I'm running startup and we think how to accept payments. Our customers are far not geeks and they don't know what BTC is. However, I'd prefer to collect BTC on may wallet, ...
archer's user avatar
  • 139
1 vote
1 answer
45 views

Checkout time for consumers in stores accepting bitcoins

If the general practice is use to different bitcoin address for every new transaction, does it mean that merchant in a retail store that accepts bitcoins has to change his QR code for every new ...
novice's user avatar
  • 11
-1 votes
2 answers
683 views

Why were BTC not accepted in the Humble Borderlands Bundle?

AFAIK, so far, BTC has been accepted in every Humble Bundle since they started accepting them… instead they weren't an available option with the Borderlands bundle. Is there an official, semi-...
o0'.'s user avatar
  • 5,230
1 vote
2 answers
96 views

Where can I get a list of places I can use my Bitcoins?

I am new to Bitcoin and I'm trying to understand how it works and how I can make it work for me. So, let's say I travel often to different Spanish speaking countries in South America and Spain. How ...
Michael MacDonald's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
162 views

Is how can I enable my wifi router to accept Bitcoin for adhoc/ anonymous usage?

I want to find a WiFi solution where I can sell my internet service with anyone who needs to use it... ideally paying in an altcoin or Bitcoin. Are there any router modifications, or infrastructures ...
makerofthings7's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
506 views

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 ...
user2189362's user avatar
4 votes
3 answers
610 views

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?
RentFree's user avatar
  • 2,549
1 vote
4 answers
278 views

Should a casino manage its own Bitcoin wallet?

Let's say I wanted to start an online casino that accepts Bitcoins. Would it make sense to manage my own Bitcoin wallet for this site? Or would it make sense to just use a third-party service that ...
Chad Johnson's user avatar
6 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to accept payments via Ripple on a website

A web search led to Ripple.com. Is it possible to add the payments via Ripple payment to an e-commerce website? Where can i find source code to implement such Ripple payments? For example, there are ...
user17010's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
176 views

How do I set up a free Bitcoin eStore [closed]

I want to sell digital products (eBooks) using Bitcoin, and I want products to be instantly available after purchase. What could I do?
user14339's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
402 views

How do BTC payments work at real-world shops? [duplicate]

At CoinMap, I can find several coffee- and other brick-and-mortar shops that apparently accept bitcoin payments. How do these transactions work? Do I have to stand at the counter for 10 minutes and ...
che's user avatar
  • 166
3 votes
5 answers
424 views

As a small hotel accepting bitcoins, do I show only one payment address?

I am currently accepting bitcoins as payment at my hotel, but I am uncertain about the payment address(es). I prefer to avoid payment service such as BitPay and Coinbase to mention a few. At this ...
Jonathan Rogiest's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
88 views

Inbound connection merchant risk

I was recently looking at the safest way to set up an online bitcoin service. When looking for security concerns I ran across this post on stackexchange What are the risks of running an online store ...
michael.schuett's user avatar
2 votes
4 answers
190 views

How can merchants accept Bitcoins while keeping it in line with the original USD value?

I mean, if a pizza costs $25 and a BTC is $500, the pizza store should be announcing a pizza for 0.05 BTC. However, if tomorrow the USD value of a BTC doubles or halves, that announced price for the ...
gberger's user avatar
  • 131
0 votes
3 answers
526 views

Bitcoin Supporting Chargebacks

I've heard there was a proposal to support some form of chargeback in an upcoming release of the Bitcoin Protocol. My first question is this rumor factually accurate and if so how will it be ...
Charles Hoskinson's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
2k views

How to buy Apple products with Bitcoin? [closed]

How can I buy Apple products? I want to buy the new iPad Mini, and I'd use Gyft to convert BTC to Amazon credit, but the new iPad is not yet on Amazon. Is there any way to buy the new iPad Mini, ...
John Devor's user avatar
-4 votes
2 answers
318 views

Can bitcoin buy food? [duplicate]

I am very interested in this idea. Fundamentally though, if these coins are simply used to buy more stuff (videogames, alpaca socks...), how does this help with buying necessities or help the poor ...
user8840's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
317 views

How do bitcoin merchants know that it was YOU that payed them

When I try to buy something using bitcoins, how does that merchant know that I have payed them the agreed amount. In other words, how does the merchant know that I payed for the product, and that ...
Maxwellfire's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
268 views

How to answer merchant who asks "What is Bitcoin?" [duplicate]

There is a software product that I'm interested in purchasing a license for. I sent an email to their customer service asking if they would be interested in accepting Bitcoin. Software licences seem ...
RentFree's user avatar
  • 2,549
1 vote
1 answer
90 views

Is there a safe way to use bitcoin based online services?

Today I've seen new service www.spend-a-bit.com. Idea is good, however you need to send them bitcoins first and then you get your balance. Question is: Is there any way to make online services safe ...
Andrew's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
2 answers
967 views

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 ...
Mikko Ohtamaa's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
180 views

What products, deals or other incentives are available exclusively to those paying with Bitcoin?

Occasionally I'll see an offer that is available only to those who pay with Bitcoin. What products are sold in which no other payment method is offered, or other offer extended only to those paying ...
Stephen Gornick's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
176 views

How much does an online store that sells in multiple currencies need to know about exchange rates?

Please take the title with a grain of salt. I couldn't make it short and also implying all that I am about to ask here. Consider Yen devaluation. Forex traders constantly buy USD and sell JPY, or ...
Bitripple's user avatar
  • 348
-1 votes
3 answers
216 views

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 ...
ShowMeTheMoney's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
174 views

Where can I find a list of business which accept Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I'm looking for business which accept Bitcoin, both online and in my community. Where can I find a list of these? Are there any community-maintained places which enumerate businesses which accept ...
flamsmark's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
1 answer
606 views

Can you Send Coins back from a Receive Address? [duplicate]

We are setting up some merchant functions If a customer sends too many coins in a transfer for an order Can you send the change back to address you received the coins from . i.e 1) Order 1234 12....
BitCoin New Guy's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
802 views

How To Use BitPay

We have a online computer company written in PHP www.cworld.com.au A sister site we have uses Magento How can we use BitPay to enable our site for BTC..Is there an API Can we get paid for every ...
BitCoin New Guy's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
2k views

Can I sell items on Etsy using Bitcoin?

What is the correct way for an Etsy shop owner to sell their items using bitcoin? Does Etsy even allow it? Will they freeze my account?
osmosis's user avatar
  • 5,549
7 votes
2 answers
134 views

Ideal prompt to show to the customer

I am selling SASS solution on my website. How do I ideally educate customer to use bitcoin, which convince them to use bitcoin instead of paypal or other methods.
iamgopal's user avatar
  • 171
2 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the store that sells the famous alpaca socks for Bitcoin?

In the now-sort-of-viral Bitcoin video, one notable mention of Bitcoin use was to buy alpaca socks. What is the store that sells or used to sell those iconic socks for Bitcoin?
ThePiachu's user avatar
  • 43.1k
9 votes
3 answers
516 views

How can I assure my consumers they are actually paying the correct person? (prevent MITM attacks)

There are many network level attacks that give someone Man in the Middle ability to replace my Bitcoin address with their own. Since there is no way to cancel a transaction, and the best practice ...
makerofthings7's user avatar