XRP WooCommerce Plugin Now Officially Available in WordPress Directory
The latest version v1.1.1 has been released by developer Jesper Wallin making the WooCommerce XRP plugin available from the official WordPress plugin directory. Through this version, it has become easier to install the plugin.
WooCommerce XRP is basically a payment gateway that makes it easy to accept the digital currency XRP on the popular open-source e-commerce plugin for WordPress, WooCommerce for both the customers and the shop owners.
The developer used XRPL Webhooks, a free service that sends HTTP requests to a specified URL every time a transaction is made to an XRP account, to update orders in real time when a customer makes the payment.
“This is particularly useful if your customer is making a partial payment since a new QR-code is generated with the remaining amount of XRP to pay to complete the order,”
reads the WordPress specification.
The latest version supports the 5.1 or higher WordPress version and 7.0 or higher PHP version. In the last 12 hours or so, there have been fewer than 10 active installations so far.
For the XRP price, currently, 15 exchanges are supported viz. Binance, Bitbank, Bitfinex, Bitlish, BitMEX, Bitrue, Bitsane, Bitstamp, Bittrex, Bitcoin Exchange Thailand, CEX.IO, Coinbase, Kraken or Uphold as the exchange to use when fetching the XRP rate when the customer is checking out.
As for the fiat currencies, AUD, BGN, BRL, CAD, CHF, CNY, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HRK, HUF, IDR, ILS, INR, ISK, JPY, KRW, MXN, MYR, NOK, NZD, PHP, PLN, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, USD, and ZAR are supported where the rates are updated daily by using the XML feed from ECB.
WooCommerce XRP is the result of a bounty program announced by Wietse Wind, the creator of XRP Tip Bot and XRPLabs in early March that was to reward any developer that creates an XRP plugin for WooCommerce.
With over 3.3 million websites using WooCommerce, this is another step towards XRP adoption. Meanwhile, at the price front, the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap is trading at $307 with 24-hours loss of 0.37 percent, at the time of writing, as per Coinmarketcap.