IOTA, the fifteenth largest cryptocurrency, has a word press plugin under development that allows users to pay to view content. The plugin dubbed as “IOTA Pay Per Content WordPress Plugin”, was announced by the co-founder of IOTA, Daniel De Michele.
Daniel De Michele tweeted:
Glad to share a little contribution from the @IotaArgentina to drive #IOTA adoption: our Pay Per Content WordPress Plugin is now released. We hope the community finds it useful and helps to develope it further!!! #IOTAStrong – https://t.co/uCOrPgNIDR
— Daniel De Michele (Carpincho Dem) (@carpclash) May 30, 2019
The plugin was developed by the IOTA Argentina team. and at press time had the latest commit 2 hours ago on GitHub. The plugin although released is a work in progress.
According to GitHub, the plugin allows payments on certain posts using IOTA and it is up to the content creator/website owners to wait for transactions to be confirmed or not in order to grant access to content. This would be an issue as the GitHub stated:
“Issuing a fake transaction is easy on IOTA so, if you want to be 100% sure about the payment of a given content it might be a good idea to wait for the transaction to be confirmed (this can be done at your IOTA PPC configuration page).”
There is also a mention of how to install the plugin to WordPress as seen below.
In addition, the user can select a particular page as PPC, which can be done by checking the “Request IOTA payment to access” box and manually entering the units of Iota or Kiota or Miota to be paid for viewing it.