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February 8, 2023 at 10:20 pm #12741frandlyn26Participant
I created a crypto currency (Pine Tree Shilling 1652) and use it in a classroom rewards system. my website is p1652.xyz.
Everything seems to be working properly. I can send shillings to my students and they can make purchases in my store using shillings.
However, after the purchase the shillings do not come back to me/my account.
I read somewhere about checking to make sure it is going to correct account, however, I cannot find any setting in Woocommerce, Altcoin Wallet, or the extension that allows me to specify account to send the shillings to. Can you point me in the correct direction.February 9, 2023 at 6:05 am #12743alexgKeymaster
This is by design:
3.0.0and later of the payment gateway, which are designed to work with version
6.0.0of the plugin, the funds are simply subtracted from the user’s balance, with a credit transaction. Since the user will have deposited funds to gain that balance, any funds subtracted from their balance simply belongs to the site.
It’s best to think of it with an example. Say user A deposits 1 Litecoin. Then, their LTC balance is 1, and the site’s hot wallet balance for LTC increases by 1. Then, user A purchases a product that costs 0.5 LTC and checks out. Now the user’s balance is 0.5 LTC, but the hot wallet balance remains on the site, and can be withdrawn to an external wallet using the Cold Storage tool.
In case of a refund, the user’s balance is increased again and the order is marked as refunded. Nothing else changes. You can see an example of a checkout transaction and a refund transaction here:
(In versions prior to
3.0.0, the WooCommerce payment gateway did indeed transfer funds from the buyer to a designated admin account. This is no longer the case.)
Hope this is clear, please let me know if it’s not, or if you have any more questions.
AlexFebruary 9, 2023 at 3:52 pm #12744frandlyn26Participant
Okay that makes since, and would be perfect for most uses. Now that I know where it is, I can just withdraw it to my teacher account to recycle for my awards system. Thank you for your quick response.
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