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* [http://bitcoinate.org/ bitcoinate] button generator — exceedingly simple, opens a browser-native prompt auto-filled with the bitcoin address to copy and send funds to
* [http://bitcoinate.org/ bitcoinate] button generator — exceedingly simple, opens a browser-native prompt auto-filled with the bitcoin address to copy and send funds to
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=== Paypal donation buttons ===
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Paypal have a [https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donate-intro-outside&bn_r=o donation button maker] that has various options it generates an HTML form to paste into your site:
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<source lang=html4strict>
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<form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_top">
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<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_s-xclick">
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<input type="hidden" name="hosted_button_id" value="TDRZJGPM99326">
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<input type="image" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/btn/btn_donate_LG.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!">
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<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
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</form>
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</source>
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There isn't a link-based version of this on their site.
=== gittip ===
=== gittip ===

Revision as of 03:41, 15 January 2014

Examples of real-world UIs for payment, i.e. transferring monetary value from one person to another.

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Real World Examples

flattr

flattr is a service for tipping creators via the web. Creators sign up and place a flattr button on their website, which can be clicked by flattr users in order to give tips. Patrons set a monthly tipping budget which is divided equally between all tipped creators that month.

fido dogecoin twitter tipbot

fido is a twitter bot which allows you to transfer dogecoins to other twitter users within tweets. example of a tip tweet. Its usage is built around existing Twitter idioms which all users are familiar with:

[tipdoge.info/ tipdoge.info] works pretty much the same.

dogecoin reddit tipbot

/u/dogecointipbot is a reddit bot which can be used to easily transfer dogecoin between reddit users, usually for tipping posts. Example of a tip post, followed by its confirmation comment.

Typical usage is described in the documentation and getting started guide, and involves:

bitcoin tip bot

bitcointipbot.com is a BTC tipbot for the bitcointalk.org forums. Similarly to other tipbots, you register with it to generate a holding address to which BTC are transferred, which can then be tipped to people by quoting a post by them with, e.g. the microsyntax +tip 0.01 btc to tip 0.01 BTC (example tip). Due to technical constraints these posts are not detected automatically and need to have their URLs pasted into a form for tips to be sent.

bitcoin donation buttons

There are many bitcoin/litecoin donation button builders, which generally follow the same pattern:

Examples:

Paypal donation buttons

Paypal have a donation button maker that has various options it generates an HTML form to paste into your site:

<form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_top">
<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_s-xclick">
<input type="hidden" name="hosted_button_id" value="TDRZJGPM99326">
<input type="image" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/btn/btn_donate_LG.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!">
<img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1">
</form>

There isn't a link-based version of this on their site.

gittip

Gittip is a service for sending weekly recurring tips to users of github, twitter, openstreetmap or bitbucket. To tip people you sign up for an account, visit their profile page (example) and set an amount to tip weekly.

See Also

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