Documentation

Last updated: Septemper 5th, 2018

Installation

Warning

Make sure to have the WooComerce plugin installed and active before trying to install Coinbase Commerce for WooCommerce.

Navigate to Plugins Add New and upload the woocommerce-coinbase-commerce.zip file.

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Setup

Coinbase Commerce

If you don't already have a Coinbase Commerce account, you will first need to sign up for a new one.

Setting up your Coinbase Commerce payment gateway requires a few steps to be ready to accept cryptocurrency on your WooCommerce store.

Step 1: Activation

First step is to activate the Coinbase Commerce payment gateway. Navigate to WooCommerce Settings Payments and enable Coinbase Commerce.

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Step 2: API

In order for your gateway to work properly, you will need to get two keys (API Key & Webhook Shared Secret) from your Coinbase Commerce account and insert them into gateway settings.

API Key: Sign in to your Coinbase Commerce account and navigate to the API Keys section in Settings and click on Create an API Key.

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Webhook Shared Secret: Navigate to the Webhook subscriptions section and click on Show shared secret.

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Step 3: Settings

Now to set up the gateway navigate to WooCommerce Settings Payments and click on Coinbase Commerce. Insert the API Key and Webhook Shared Secret you got from your Coinbase Account.

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Adjust the other settings:

Field Description
Enable/Disable Temporarily enable/disable the payment gateway.
Title Payment method's title the user sees during checkout.
Description Payment method's description the user sees during checkout.
API Key Your Coinbase Commerce API Key.
Webhook Shared Secret Your Coinbase Commerce Webhook Shared Secret.
Display Payment Currency Either to display a currency icon behind each order in the dashboard.
Payment Form Title Title of the checkout form.
Payment Form Description Description in the checkout form.

Step 4: Webhook Endpoint

Lastly, you need to add the webhook endpoint URL to your Coinbase Commerce account.

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Checkout

To pay with cryptocurrency, proceed to checkout and select Coinbase Commerce from the gateways list. You will be redirected to commerce.coinbase.com to pay for the order in cryptocurrency.

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Orders

To check out your orders, navigate to WooCommerce Orders.

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