Accepting Bitcoin with WooCommerce

  1. Who is this guy?
  2. What is Bitcoin and Blockchain ?
  3. How to accept Bitcoin or other crypto currencies with WooCommerce
  4. Comments and Q&A


  • Blogger and Chief Happiness Officer @Openstream
  • WordPress, WooCommerce and Magento polyglot for de_CH
  • WooCommerce and Magento Meetup Zürich organizer
  • Blockchain enthusiast

 1 BTC = ~734.85 CHF

 1 CHF = ~0.0014 BTC

  • book for developers, but the first two chapters cover bitcoin at a level that is approachable to non-programmers
  • The repository contains the complete first edition and the draft of the second edition, currently in progress, scheduled for publication in Q1'2017.
  • Bitcoin was introduced in October 2008 and released as open-source software in 2009
  • In February 2015, the number of merchants accepting bitcoin for products and services passed 100,000

The blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger that records transactions on thousands of computers globally, and the transactions cannot be altered retrospectively.

How to get Bitcoin?

  1. Mining
  2. Buying
  3. Accepting

Application Specific Integrated Circuit ASIC

  • Bitcoin market place
  • Bitcoin ATM
  • Bitcoin Wallet
  • Online Store

139 Bitcoin related plugins for WordPress

  45 Bitcoin related plugins for WooCommerce

Bitcoin Plugins

  • Profit from low or no transaction fees
  • Get paid quickly
  • Sell to customers who don't have access to a bank account
  • Get more experienced using crypto currencies

Advantages of accepting Bitcoin

Questions? Comments?

Accepting Bitcoin with WooCommerce

By Nick Weisser

Accepting Bitcoin with WooCommerce

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