November marked one year since WordPress joined a popular Internet trend and started accepting Bitcoin as one of the ways for webmasters to pay for updates. The popular CMS platform did so to democratize payments, expressing concerns about PayPal blocking access from as many as 60 countries. “Our goal is to enable people,” WordPress stated in its Bitcoin announcement.
There’s a lot of information floating around out there about Bitcoin. From the latest news that the currency will soon be available at some U.S. ATMs to questions over security issues, one thing is certain: it gets people talking. And for good reason. It’s one of today’s hot tech topics, and adding it as a payment gateway on your WordPress store can be a terrific addition that makes life easier for everyone.