VirtueMart Bitcoin Payment Extension

VirtueMart Bitcoin payment gateway allows the acceptance of bitcoin as a payment method in VirtueMart based projects. Download and install the bitcoin payment gateway, set up a SpectroCoin merchant project, and start accepting bitcoins at your shop immediately. Avoid Bitcoin price risk by settling payments in EUR, USD, GBP or any of 20+ currencies offered by SpectroCoin.

How to install


  1. Download the VirtueMart Bitcoin Payment Extension.
  2. Open Administration panel of Joomla.
  3. Install Extension at Extensions → Manage → Install page.
  4. Choose downloaded archive and click "Install".
  5. Generate Private and Public keys:
    Go to the SpectroCoin page and open the "Project" section, then click on your project. Select "Edit Project" and then click the "Generate" button (next to the Public key field). You will get an automatically generated private key – download and save it. A matching Public key will be generated automatically and added to your project.


  1. Configure SpectroCoin options in VirtueMart → Payment Methods.
  2. At Payment Method Information enter your Payment Name, Payment Description, and Payment Method. At configuration enter your Project (API) ID, Merchant ID, and Private key.
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