Questions tagged [payment]

Regarding money transfers for different goods and services paid in Bitcoins.

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Payment reference

Let's imagine I am hosting an online shop. I sell five different items with a price of 1 BTC. Bob buys item A and Alice buys items B. Bob is paying the bill by sending 1 BTC to my Bitcoin address. ...
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POS Receipt payment identification

Lets have a scenario where POS software wants to support bitcoin payments with zero risk. Ideal is to store Merchant's Bitcoin address in POS settings. The intention here is to uniquelly bind receipt ...
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Pay button with 2 receiving addresses

I am new to bitcoin technology, I want to build Bitcoin payment button with 2 bitcoin addresses, first is my site address where I will receive a small commission fee, second is my site seller address. ...
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How can I pay with Bitcoin on overstock.com o.co?

I just registered at overstock.com to buy something, because I heard that they accept bitcoins as of today. But when I checked out, there was no option to pay with bitcoins. Only PayPal and credit ...
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A friend owes me cash, how can he pay that debt in btc?

A friend owes me some money and we agreed to settle that debt in bitcoins. How can he transfer some bitcoins to my account, without me having to pay him for it?
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How do payment processors like bitpay work?

How do payment processors like bitpay work? As far as i understood you can only have one address per key pair, so do they generate a whole new pair for every payment? Or can this be done using ...
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Can one send one payment to two private keys through 1 QR code?

Is it possible to send via one QR code or bitcoin address one payment that can be divided or split by a percentage of my choice to two private key QR codes, individual users, a percentage of the ...
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blockchain.info receiving address changes - is it OK to put BTC address on the website?

Wallet from blockchain.info change the receiving address from time to time. I guess the rationale is to protect my privacy or something. In reality I'd be more secure in my head if I had the same BTC ...
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Is there an intermediary that allows me to pay eBay purchases with Bitcoin?

I mostly buy stuff on Ebay since Amazon and Bestbuy don't offer worldwide shipping, I live in southern Asia. I have an account with my local public bank denominated in US Dollar to make my payments ...
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Bitcoin Core Network Configuration

I am having difficulty loading the full node for my new Bitcoin Core wallet. I use a Mac and share a modem with my apartment complex. I believe a manual network configuration is out of the cards for ...
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Error trying to send payments with RPC sendmany

Need help fixing this error. Error trying to send payments with RPC sendmany {"code":-8,"message":"Invalid parameter, duplicated address I a running a NOMP mining pool that has payment job breaking ...
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Is there any software that allows me to make a single multi-recipient transaction?

I would like to do a payment to multiple addresses in the same transaction on a regular basis. The scenario is this: Collect addresses via QR or string (these may change on each occasion) Use all the ...
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Can Cryptocoins be spent through payment services?

can Cryptocoins be spent through payment systems like Paypal? i.e. instead of linking to a credit card, linking to the wallet address. or do they have to explicitly accept bitcoins/crytpocoins?
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How to determine if a BTC payment has been done

Scenario: You have a website running on a remote server, and you want to accept BTC donations to a specific address (most likely yours) and to display a "Thank you" message automatically. How do you ...
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How to test bitcoin distribution mechanism

Now I'm developing a bitcoin distribution mechanism (according to users' submitted shares count). The complete workflow is: Users submitted shares to my pool, then my pool submitted these shares to ...
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Coinbase IPN test page not posting data?

On Coinbase under Merchant Profile I'm entering the URL: https://www.scirra.com/handlers/coinbasecallback.ashx For the IPN tester. This ashx page has the code: var r = ""; foreach(string name in ...
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What is the behavior of the try catch statement in lines 1707-1729 in the ui.cpp in the release 0.1?

In the first public release, ui.cpp has this code on the lines in the subject: void CSendingDialog::OnReply3(CDataStream& vRecv) { int nRet; try { vRecv >> nRet; ...
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Best API to take payments? [closed]

For those that have used services like paybear and coingate, what is your experience with the software and any recommendation for a site that is looking to take these payments? I'm looking for ...
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How do I accept Bitcoin Cash without using a third-party?

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 ...
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Bitcoin vs Banking [closed]

In my experience, it is not all that difficult to transfer money, which I have in a banking institution, to another institution, business or individual. Purchases can be made by credit or debit card, ...
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Payment icon for private wallet

I have a wallet created and stored on my computer that I use to accept donations. I want to make things easier for visitors by providing a payment button, but it seems all the online services that ...
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Payment Transaction Validation

I want to build a app which takes transaction id, source and destination address as input and need to validate the transaction (the specified amount is sent from address1 to address2. What is the ...
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Easy way to accept bitcoin payments without external service

Is there a way to accept Bitcoin payments without running a full node or rely on an external service? I'm thinking in some way to validate the transaction and then broadcast it to the network.
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Getting paid by BitCoin on my website using Credit Card [duplicate]

Somehow, I think it's a trivial question yet I couldn't find an answer for it. I have a website that gives online services. Like Image hosting etc'. I want to receive money in BTC, but most people ...
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Blockchain.info Receive Payment callback problem

I am setting up a website to accept bitcoins using blockchain.info API, it's all set, code is ok, tested and working, I receive payments and everything but blockchain.info just won't call the callback ...
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Good API for making shareware that accepts bitcoin?

Are there any good APIs for accepting Bitcoin within Qt or similar such applications, for making paid shareware applications?
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Logical flow to check for receipt of a bitcoin payment [duplicate]

I'm experimenting with writing some Bitcoin software in Node.JS using the node-bitcoin lib to talk directly to my own bitcoind via JSON-RPC, and I am trying to work out the best-practice way to ...
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Autopayout Setup on a wallet

I am creating an application which will be paying out some amount of BTC every hour to few addresses. Is there a service that allows me to program the transactions or a wallet, which offers a feature ...
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What's needed to host a competitive game site

Let's say I wanted to host a site in which users create their own accounts they deposit bitcoins in said accounts a commission of, say, 0.05% is kept of all the bitcoins that are deposited in the ...
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Is there a fast way to send bitcoins to an address on a web page? [duplicate]

I'm looking for something like a browser extensions that makes it possible to easily send bitcoins to an address on a web page. I don't think a bitcoin:[address] URI protocol already lifted off, ...
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Receiving payments in Bitcoin for RESTful API calls

I'm familiar with different options to receive payments in Bitcoin (Blockchain.info, BitPay, Coinbase, Stripe). But how would one devise a solution to have users pay whenever they call some RESTful ...
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Fast bitcoin load service [closed]

I'm freelancer and I'm willing to get paid with bitcoins. Hence I need to find some service which allows to top up bitcoin wallet with minimum efforts (even without registration). Something similar to:...
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What's the advantage of using bitcoin to buy coffee?

Why would an average consumer prefer bitcoin over fiat options like credit card and ApplePay to buy coffee? Even assuming bitcoin transaction fee is minimal and instantaneous (say, after implementing ...
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Multiple transactions for a single payment in bitpay

Let's say we are 4 people and we want to purchase something that is currently worth 10 coins. When we click the purchase button, we are presented with an address to transfer the coins within 15 ...
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Why would apps use Lightning over an on-chain TX?

I'm trying to understand software orientated payment use-cases for Lightning payments. Given a web app that accepted BTC payments charged in Satoshi for a service - watching videos for example; why ...
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Where does the money i am receiving come from?

Say i was to have 100,000 dollars worth of bitcoin in my wallet and i want to cash out, where does the money i am receiving come from? Is it taken out of the volume amount of dollars currently in ...
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Is possible specify who can send bitcoins to me?

I have an idea to store data in OP_RETURN, but… The main problem is it need to easy to review all the transactions. I mean, every user need to have access to the OP_RETURN, giving the public key ...
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How can I detect which customer has made a payment using only one receiving address?

How can I detect which customer has made a payment using only one receiving address? Can I embed a unique special message in the QR code (like a nonce) which I'll match against my database? Does it ...
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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'.
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bitcoin core problem payment

I downloading bitcoin core on my computer. But my computer is full, and downloading is not complete. I made transfer my bitcoin to URI on bitcoin core, which downloading. But nothing came and I didn't ...
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How do I get the originating address using Blockchain.info's recieving API?

I'm using the blockchain.info/api/api_receive I have everything working fine but when I made a payment I can't find (in the callback) the bitcoin address of the payer, only the address of the payee......
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Unable to receive/preview funds due to un-synced wallet [duplicate]

I bought bitcoins and sent them to the wallet, however the wallet is not synchronized and as a result I cannot see my bitcoins. Will I be able to see them as soon as the synchronization process ...
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Can one wallet send/receive bitcoins from/to multiple sources simultaneously?

Let's say for example I put my public bitcoin address on a website for donations and multiple people for around the world deposit bitcoins simultaneously to that same wallet: Will all deposit ...
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Coinbase Security

Does anybody know how cold is the Coinbase cold storage? I'm not really into Coinbase but when I read about their cold storage I become a little bit skeptical: for example, how do they process ...
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Is it possible to create a Bitcoin URI with multiple outputs?

The Bitcoin URI scheme allows for the creation of single-click payment request, using the format bitcoin:<address>&amount=<amount> such as bitcoin:1AzGoMQfrQ7fYaE12dAvEVkke8111rxwCm&...
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Withdraw bitcoin to Philippine bank account

I work as a virtual assistant and live in the Philippines and my employer is in the US. We've been using Paypal to send payments to me and my employer mentioned using bitcoins instead. So I ...
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How To Get a New Bitcoin Payment Address

I have one bitcoin ewallet and this has one bitcoin payment address. I have read we should change our bitcoin payment address frequently for security reasons. How do we do that?
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Receiving funds for the first time

Disclaimer new to bitcoin: Do I need to make a transaction with an existing account before receiving first time payments to legitimate verify my account ?
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Pay with Bitcoin?

I want to add Bitcoin payments on my website. I've found some PHP library, but as far as I understand it's using only one wallet for incoming payments, and possibly just tracking for confirmations. Is ...
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bitcoin full nodes vs simplified payment verification

Why do individual nodes run "full nodes" that keep track of the entire blockchain whereas mechants can get away with "lite node" that implements "simplified payment verification" needing to examine ...