Hey! We’re glad to have you back to finish up configuring your shiny new paywall plugin from Micropayment.io. What follows below if you decided to scroll before reading this is also 4 easy steps to configure the plugin to work within your existing site structure. So let’s get right to it…
1. Add Shortcodes
In keeping with the easy to implement
What Protected Content Looks Like
The default paywall displays a red checkered background which draws the eye towards protected content, but it can also be customized with any image of your choosing.
2. Display User’s Credit Balances
a. Add shortcode to widget area
Now is the time to show your user’s what their credit balance is at all times. We recommend placing the ‘micropay_profile’ shortcode in a widget that can
b. Display on the front end
Depending on the theme installed, credit balances can be displayed in the header or sidebar of your website, giving users a glimpse into their balances.
3. Display User’s Transactions
Micropayment.io can be run with or without WooCommerce installed. To keep with the ease of use theme even if you don’t have an
Thanks to the power of WooCommerce there’s nothing more to do, account/virtual credits will show up just like any other product in your store, complete with stats that can be viewed in the WooCommerce dashboard.
4. Adding Credits to WooCommerce
Introducing WooCommerce credits to your store allows users to purchase products and checkout with virtual credits all in one seamless motion. Enable your customers to buy credit packs and load up their accounts to make one-
a. Choose your pre-made category
Remember the product category slug we told you to keep handy in step 3 of the install wizard? Now’s the time to put it to good use.
b. Select product data type
You will need to adjust the Product Data dropdown to BillingFox to enable the full capacity of the Micropayment platform. Choose how much you want to charge for the credit pack and how many credits the user will receive. We suggest going with the default rate of 1 credit equaling $0.01.
That concludes the configuration of your new paywall for