Watch this tutorial video to learn how to add virtual money to a WordPress forum with The Micropayment Platform and Answers plugins for WordPress!
The Micropayment Platform adds in-site support for having your own “virtual currency” on your WordPress website. The Integration with CM Answers allow users to use this virtual money to pay for posting questions, or be granted points for answering them. The forum administrator can control the point value and decide how they want it to work. This can encourage users to post or answer more questions and strengthen your site community bounds.
Advanced Capabilities for Developers
As you have learned from the video, the CM MicroPayment platform offers a unique solution for eCommerce activity on WordPress, but more importantly, the CM MicroPayments plugin was designed to integrate with other WordPress plugins to give them a virtual money layer, so if you’re a WordPress developer, and you’re looking to enhance any other plugin, you may well find this extremely useful!
For example, it can be integrated with CM Answers to grant or charge points for forum contributions, or with CM downloads manager to let users exchange virtual goods, using virtual money, between them.
Watch our advanced tutorial to learn about managing your user’s virtual wallets, tracking and filtering your reports, inserting the plugin’s shortcodes, and integrating the CM MicroPayments platform as a payment gateway for the Easy Digital Downloads plugin.
Learn more about CM MicroPayments platform here.