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Earn money using the Web Monetization API

Beto Muniz
Indie Creator @ listtta.com ~ seujob.tech ~ protocoloalterado.com.br • OSS Crafter • Writing about Web Development
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Content inspired after I receive my first payment using Web Monetization API

🧑‍🔬 The How

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  • And pick a currency target. It could be USD, BTC, etc

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The Web Monetization API needs a Payment Pointer to address micropayments for you.

🏗 The Where

You could now use your already created Uphold's Payment Pointer on your website using this declaration:

<meta name="monetization" content="$ilp.your.payment/pointer" />
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Also, dozens of services offer support:

Even YouTube, when connected in a creator account on Coil.

💰 The Web Monetization API

Web Monetization API

The Web Monetization API is a W3C Standard that uses a neutral payment protocol called Interledger (ILP) for transferring money for anyone by anyone.

The proposal help web creators avoid systems that slow down the web and creates annoying UX

📚 More about Web Monetization Standards

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