A page on a monetized website that contains the necessary
meta tag defining the
page's receiving address (payment pointer).
A secure URL that points to a payment initiation endpoint on the web. The payment pointer is provided by the Web Monetization receiver. See Payment pointers for more info.
The person with the receiving wallet account. Also see Web Monetization receiver.
The person with the sending wallet account. Also see Web Monetization provider.
The terms user agent and browser are used interchangeably throughout the documentation.
A component or service, such as an extension, installed in a user agent (browser). The Web Monetization agent determines which websites to pay and how much to pay them.
The digital entity (wallet) sending micropayments. Also referred to as the Web Monetization sender. See Sending payments for more information.
Each page load or refresh is a unique session. The browser generates a unique session ID which the website can use to correlate incoming payments to the Web Monetization receiver to a client-side context.
A service operated by the monetized website or third party that verifies payment receipts issued by the Web Monetization receiver and emitted to the web page by the User agent during a session.