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This is a PHP helper to generate related monetization information

1.0 2020-06-10 17:10 UTC

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Last update: 2021-09-12 08:14:37 UTC




  • This is a PHP for Web Monetization helper.


Here are some features about Web Monetization:

  • Validate payment pointer URL.
  • Generate payment pointer URL with given arguments.
  • Generate payment pointer URL with meta tag.
  • Get default payment pointer URL.


We strongly recoomend using composer to install this package.

The installation steps are as follows:

composer require lee/php-monetization:^1.0


It's very simple. Here are some usages:


require_once __DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php';

use Lee\WebMonetization\WebMonetization;

// Generate payment pointer URL with meta tag
$paymentPointerUrl = '$ilp.uphold.com/alice';
$metaTag = WebMonetization::generateMetaTag($paymentPointerUrl);

echo $metaTag; // <meta name="monetization" content="$ilp.uphold.com/alice">

// Validate payment pointer URL
$validateResult = WebMonetization::validatePaymentPointer($paymentPointerUrl);

echo $validateResult; // true

// Generate payment pointer
$interLedger = 'ilp';
$domainName = 'uphold';
$tldName = 'com';
$userTokenName = 'alice';
$paymentPointerUrl = WebMonetization::generatePaymentPointer($interLedger, $domainName, $tldName, $userTokenName);

echo $paymentPointerUrl; // $ilp.uphold.com/alice

// Get default payment pointer urls
$webMonetization = new WebMonetization();
$paymentPointerUrls = $webMonetization->getDefaultPaymentPointerUrls();

echo $paymentPointerUrls; // [ '$ilp.uphold.com/', '$ilp.gatehub.net/', '$pay.stronghold.co/',]