Tips Speed Link

lightning donations and tips

multiple options to add a quick payment link on your website


the plan:

You want to get tips with lightning.

the tools:

Use Speed Payment Links

the upside:

  • Free to use for for first 0.5 BTC, then 1% fee
  • Nice account dashboard
  • Test mode to get started
  • Branding of UX possible
  • Donor can use any lightning wallet
  • Donor selects amount
  • Donor is anonymous
  • Redirect option after payment
  • API available for integrations
  • Speed has MANY other uses

the downside:

  • Custodial option only (not your keys)
  • Cannot be self-hosted
  • Sign-up required (email)
  • Other personal info required but not verified, can be jargon
  • Withdraw on-chain only
  • No option to send message with payment
  • No pre-set amount option
  • Amount cannot be shown in fiat currency
  • Donor is anonymous
  • You can view transaction history but no download option

the result (live demo):

tip me: