Learn to create a digital wallet on Bubble.io with our easy step-by-step guide. Securely manage digital transactions on your app now!
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Setting up a digital wallet in Bubble.io involves installing a payment processing plugin such as Braintree, configuring payment workflows, and setting up the necessary database structures. Here's how you can do it:
Step 1: Start by creating a new Bubble.io application or opening your existing app where you want to integrate the digital wallet.
Step 2: Navigate to the Plugin tab in your Bubble.io editor. Search for the "Braintree" plugin, as it allows for charging credit cards and PayPal accounts, among others, on both web and mobile.
Step 3: Install the Braintree plugin to your app. You will need to sign up for a Braintree account if you haven't done so already. Go to the Braintree website, sign up, and obtain your API keys.
Step 4: Initially, use Braintree's Sandbox environment to test your setup. Enter the Sandbox API keys into the Braintree plugin settings within your Bubble.io app. You can find this under the Plugins tab after installation.
Step 5: Develop your workflows involving payments. This will include setting up buttons or triggers that allow users to add funds to their digital wallet, initiating transfer to another user's wallet, or making payments for goods or services.
Step 6: You'll also need to build workflows for users to withdraw funds or link their bank accounts/cards, which involves working with the Braintree API and following the proper authentication and authorization protocols.
Step 7: Design the data structures needed for your digital wallet, like 'User Wallet' that could store values such as balance, transaction history, linked payment methods, etc.
Step 8: Once your workflows and data structures are ready and tested with the Sandbox keys, you can switch to the Live environment. Replace the Sandbox keys with the Live keys provided by Braintree in your plugin settings. Remember, you should only apply non-sandbox keys in Live mode.
Step 9: Before launching, thoroughly test your digital wallet functionality. Make sure that all possible use cases and scenarios, such as adding money, making payments, transferring funds, withdrawing funds, etc., are working seamlessly.
Step 10: After successful testing, you can then launch your digital wallet on your platform to your users.
Please note: Always ensure you comply with legal and security standards relevant to digital wallets and handling of personal financial data. It may also be beneficial to research different plug-ins available on Bubble.io and choose one that best fits the needs of your project.
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