How to create a payment gated hotspot using Stripe
This article helps you to monetise your guest WiFi by offering paid WiFi. You will need a router supported by spotipo.
Add stripe domains to walled garden/pre-authorize list
Stripe uses following domains to collect and validate credit cards. Please add them to walled garden/pre-authorized setting of your Router
Signup for Spotipo Cloud Hotspot
If not done already, sign up and create your Spotipo cloud account.
Sign up for Stripe Account
Go to Strip website and register for an account. Complete the registration and verification procedure.
Now get the stripe secret key under API Keys tab
Enable Payment Login
Go the Site, and select the Settings Tab. Navigate to Authentication section and select the payment login option. Remember to press Finish
Now press the Config button to configure payment login. Select the Gateway tab and choose Stripe as gateway.
Enter the stripe Secret key and Public key generated in previous step.
Create Hotspot Packages
You can create different packages by going to Payment -> Packages on left menu.
Testing it out
After creating the required packages, please go to Landingpage tab on the left. A preview of your current landing page will be shown, you could customize logo, color scheme etc in this.
There is a DEMO button as well, it allows you to test out the Guest login flow without actually connecting a Guest to WiFi.