Coin adding via CoinPayments.net API

Create a CoinPayments account

With CoinPayments.net you can use more than 150+ crypto currencies and tokens in your installed script. Here we will show you example how to add coins via CoinPayments. We will start with Ethereum. Go to coinpayments.net and Create an account.

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Create a API Key

API Key is required to able creating wallet addresses and receive instant payment notifications (IPN) for incoming transactions.

  • Login with your CoinPayments Account
  • On the top of navbar click on menu Account and from dropdown menu enter in API Keys.
  • Scroll to bottom of page and will see button Generate new key..., click on it.
  • CoinPayments automatically generate a new api key with key name Unnamed API Key, click on button Edit Permissions.
  • On content box API Key Permissions you must allow access to command get_callback_address, then click on button Update Permissions.
  • When API Key is created, we can continue with next step of coin adding via CoinPayments API. Save Public Key and Private Key it will be required when create coin in your MetaWallet script.
  • Check Screenshots below to understend better this steps.

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Get your CoinPayments Merchant ID and Merchant Secret

After api key creating you need to get your CoinPayments merchant id and merchant secret which will be required when create coin in your MetaWallet script.

  • On the top of navbar click on menu Account and from dropdown menu enter in Account Settings.
  • On tab Basic Settings have a field Your Merchant ID, save this hash and continue with getting the Merchant Secret.
  • On some page will see there have a tab Merchant Settings, when visit it you will see there have field IPN Secret enter a some random string to secure IPN callbacks from CoinPayments API to your MetaWallet script. IPN Secret is a Merchant Secret.
  • Field IPN URL leave empty, our script automatically set this url when create a callback (wallet) address. After you fill this settings, click on button Update Account.
  • Then continue with next step to add coin in script.
  • Check Screenshots below to understend better this steps.

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Create a coin to MetaWallet

When you have created a api key and get your merchant id and merchant secret from your CoinPayments account, we must add them to your MetaWallet script. Follow this instruction

  • Login to your Admin Panel
  • In section Web Management, click on menu Crypto Settings.
  • On content box Manage Coins, click on button + New
  • In + New page complete fields which is required to create a coin.
  • For field Coin Name, enter a crypto currency name. Example: Ethereum
  • In field Coin Code, enter a crypto currency symbol which is 3 or 4 alpha code. Example: ETH
  • From select field API Provider, choose CoinPayments.net.
  • New fields will be appeared under API Provider selectbox, complete it with details from your CoinPayments account.
  • Next steps is to select a icon for coin which will be shown in your MetaWallet script and then to click on button Create.
  • This steps must be made for each coin which you want to add trought BitGo API.
  • Check Screenshots below to understend better this steps.

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