POS OpenNode

sell products with lightning

in your shop, at the market, or on your phone

pay buttons


the plan:

You want a lightning POS to sell stuff person-to-person. You also want this to be an online store.

the tools:

Use opennode

the upside:

  • Free to use for lightning
  • Can link bank account for withdrawals in fiat
  • Withdraw to local currency, on-chain, or lightning
  • Customer can use any lightning wallet
  • Amount can be shown in sats or fiat currency
  • Amount can be pre-set in fiat currency, converted to sats at current rate during payment
  • Discounts and promo codes option
  • Payment confirmation / thank you message
  • Redirect option after payment
  • Payment notifications
  • Payment summaries via email
  • Option to collect customer details (for shipping or delivery) with custom fields
  • Customer can be anonymous
  • View or download transaction history (csv)
  • OpenNode has other uses

the downside:

  • Custodial option only (not your keys)
  • Cannot be self-hosted
  • Sign-up required (email)
  • No cart, need an invoice for every item
  • Cannot print receipt
  • Customer can be anonymous
  • Extensive KYC if you want to to link bank account
  • Limited UX branding options (small logo and heading only)

the result (live demo):

badger gear: