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Using the Official GoCoin Payment Plugin for VirtueMart
When a shopper chooses the GoCoin payment method and places their order, they will be redirected to gateway.GoCoin.com to pay.
GoCoin will send a notification to your server which this plugin handles. Then the customer will be redirected to an order summary page.
The order status in the admin panel will be "Processing" when the order is placed and payment has been confirmed.
This plugin supports Litecoin, Dogecoin, Bitcoin
VirtueMart Joomla and VirtueMart must be installed before installing this plugin.
a. Create a Zip file of downloaded code (Or use the available gocoin.zip) from Github. b. Login to Joomla Administrator and Open Extension Manager. Selected the gocoin.zip in Upload Package file section and click Upload and Install.
2. Get API Key.
- Enable the GoCoin Hosted Payment Gateway
- Get API Key from GoCoin Dashboard
The GoCoin Dashboard gives you the ability to obtain an API Key
Click On Developers
More information can be found here
- In the Admin panel click Extensions > Plug-in Manager, You will see list of Plugins. Find the GoCoin Plugin
- Click on the Status icon to Enable the plugin (From red icon to green)
- In the Admin panel click on Components > Virtue Mart menu
- Click on Shop selection from the Control Panel or from the right side of the panel. Then Click on "Payment Methods" section.
- Click the "New" button and add a Payment method, here enter the payment method details as given below
i - Payment Name >> GoCoin
ii - Sef Alias >> GoCoin
iii- Published >> Yes
iv - Payment Description >> GoCoin Payment Gateway for Bitcoin
v - Payment Method >> GoCoin (select from dropdown)
vi - can keep other options as default
Then Click on "Save" button
Configure GoCoin Payment extension, click on the Configuration Tab on the GoCoin Payment method screen
a) Enter Merchant ID
b) Enter API Key
6. SAVE AGAIN. You are now ready to accept payments with GoCoin!