Advice and answers from the BitPay Team


The VirtueMart Extension Manager expects a zip file for installation. The contents of the zip file can be found in the upload subdirectory. Create a zip file of everything in the upload directory and then follow the configuration instructions below.


  1. Got to Extension Manager: Install
  2. Browse and select zip file, click Upload & Install.
  3. Go to Manage, and find the plugin, click on Publish.
  4. Go to Components -> VirtueMart and click on Payment Methods.
  5. Click New. and type in the information, selecting VMPAYMENT_BITPAY as Payment Method.
  6. Create an API Key in your BitPay Merchant account at
  7. Click Configuration in the Tab menu, and enter your API Key from step 6.

Open an Issue if you are having issues with this plugin.

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