Note: In order to accept crypto payments for ticket sales, you must have an account with Coinpayments.net. If you don't have an account, you can register here.
Need more help setting up your Coinpayments account, check out this article.
5 things are needed from your Coinpayments merchant account to start accepting crypto payments from attendees.
IMPORTANT!! Be sure to set the proper permissions in your Coinpayments account before adding your Coinpayments details to your EventChain account. See instructions here.
This is an example from a demo Coinpayments.net account
- Merchant ID
- IPN Secret (You set this)
- Public API Key
- Private API Key
- Permissions for
Part 1: Finding your Merchant ID and setting an IPN Secret
Go to Account / Account Setting / Basic Settings to find your Merchant ID
Next, go to the Merchant Settings tab to create your IPN secret. Set a good random string that no-one can guess.
Part 2: Finding your API Public and Private Key
Go to the main menu and select More / Merchant Tools, then choose “Coinpayments API” under API & IPNs.
Generate a new key and you will now have your Public Key and Private Key.
Once API keys are generated, you will need to “Edit Permissions” to allow 4 commands:
Now that you have your 4 inputs needed to link EventChain to your cryptocurrency payment gateway, go to your EventChain Account Settings / Organizer / How Attendees Pay You section and complete the setup.