Quick Start Guide
This page provides high-level instructions for adding Web Monetization to your website.
To monetize your site, you must:
- Set up a web monetized receiver (wallet) for receiving payments.
- Get your wallet's payment pointer.
- Create a special
<meta>tag that tells Web Monetization providers how to pay you.
- Add the
<meta>tag to each page of your website that you want to monetize.
For a more detailed look at web monetizing your site, see the Web Monetization explainer.
1. Set up a web monetized wallet
Choose a wallet that supports Web Monetization and set up an account. The wallet must support the Interledger Protocol (ILP).
2. Get your payment pointer
Find your payment pointer within your wallet and copy it.
Example payment pointer
3. Create your meta tag
<meta> tag by using the Meta Tag Generator or by
following the example below.
name is always
content is your payment
Example meta tag
4. Add the meta tag to your website
<meta> tag and add it to the
<head> section of each page you want
Web Monetization only works on secure pages served over HTTPS.
<title>Web Monetized Site</title>
Congratulations! Your website is now web monetized.