MicroPayments External API Add-on Description
The CM MicroPayments External API Add-on for WordPress allows you to make wallet operations directly from your apps. Use the API integration to add or subtract points and check a wallet’s balance with convenience.
Some examples of what you can achieve:
- Wallet Management App – Connect your mobile app to MicroPayments and let users operate their wallets from their phones.
- Game Monetization – Make users pay 10 virtual points to receive one extra life in a mobile game.
- Paid Form – Charge users 5 points to complete a prize-winning contest form.
MicroPayments External API Add-on Prerequisite Plugin
You need to have the CM MicroPayment Platform plugin installed before using this add-on.
MicroPayments External API Add-on Features
To learn more about this add-on, check its guide.
|Wallet Management App – Connect your mobile app to MicroPayments and let users operate their wallets from their phones.|
|Flexible Integration – Use the External API add-on to allow other software and WordPress plugins to check and edit wallets|
MicroPayment Platform for WordPress Features
|Virtual Wallet – Admin can manage website users’ virtual wallets. Admin can add or subtract virtual currency from wallets. Using API or shortcode you can also add or remove points from wallets.|
|Virtual Currency – Admin can define virtual currency units. Once defining the virtual currency you can define the plural and singular name for the currency and the conversion rate between real money and the virtual currency.|
|Wallet Management – Admin can add or subtract currency units from a wallet. This can be done manually for each wallet while leaving a note for each transaction or by uploading a CSV file containing all wallets and amount to be paid or charged|
|Transactions Report – Ability to show users a report of all transactions they’ve made with their wallet and show their point balance.|
|EDD Cart Integration – Integration with Easy Digital Downloads both as a payment gateway and as a checkout option to purchase virtual points. Users can purchase products using your virtual currency and their wallet. The MicroPayment can also appear as a checkout payment gateway so you can be paid at checkout using virtual currency.|
|WooCommerce Cart Integration – Integration with WooCommerce both as a payment gateway and as a checkout option to purchase virtual points. Users can purchase products using your virtual currency and their wallet. The MicroPayment can also appear as a checkout payment gateway so payment can be made at checkout using virtual currency.|
|Load your Virtual Wallet – Purchase virtual money with PayPal or with any EDD/WooCommerce supported payment gateway. Once virtual currency is purchased it is added to user virtual wallet and users can redeem the points during their purchases on your WordPress site.|
|Convert Points to Real Money – Convert virtual currency to real money using PayPal or Stripe payout. Admin can define the conversion rate. Money will be transferred to user from admin defined account in PayPal or Stripe.|
|Convert Points to Discounts – Convert virtual currency to an EDD or WooCommerce discount code to then use during checkout. The best way to reward site interactions .|
|Bonus Points – Users are paid points or virtual currency when purchasing real products. Admin can assign each WooCommerce or EDD product an amount to be paid to user once this product is purchased.|
|Preload Wallet – Automatically earn points or an initial amount of virtual currency when users signup.This is done once a new user signs up or when you initially install the plugin.|
|Points Management – Administrators have full overview and control over all user balances and log entries. Admin can give or take points from any user, any time.|
|Transfer Points – Transfer points between users of your website or community by specifying their username. The ability to transfer points can be given to users using a shortcode which they can view in their dashboard.|
|API – More advanced features include plugin filters that allow you to integrate MicroPayments with your site theme or other plugins and add or subtract virtual currency from user wallets.|
|MultiSite Environment – Share user wallet between multi site installations so they will all use the same wallet for the same username.|
|Export – Export all wallets to a CSV file with the user email and amount of virtual currency available|
|Import – Import from a CSV file a list of user-id or emails with an amount to add to each wallet. You can also add negative amounts or override wallet value|
|Recurring Deposits or Withdrawals – You can add to or subtract from each wallet a specified amount of currency every set number of days (week, month or X days)|
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MicroPayments External API Add-on Frequently Asked Questions
What can I do with this add-on?
The add-on integrates virtual wallets with other software, thus allowing you to perform wallet operations from other places.
Allowed HTTPs requests
- Check if wallet has enough points
- Withdraw points
- Charge wallet
To learn more about this feature see this Help article.
Do I need technical knowledge to use this add-on?
In order to use the External API add-on to its full potential, it’s important that you are familiar with how APIs work in general.
Check the documentation article for more information and references.
Version 1.0.1 fro, may 5th 2019
- Updated config file
- Updated package 1.8.9