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How to Setup Electrum and Receive Bitcoins

To start using Bitcoin, you need a Bitcoin wallet (and some bitcoins from buy.coingate.com). Read on for steps to install and setup Electrum, or use this guide as a reference for installing another Software Wallet. Electrum is a great Bitcoin wallet for both beginners and advanced users. It is a wallet perfectly suited for daily use of [...]

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Buy Bitcoin with Credit / Debit Card

Buy Bitcoin with your Credit or Debit Card! No registration is needed. Receive BTC to your wallet in less than an hour. This step-by-step guide walks you through the whole process of buying bitcoins with your card. Your first purchase at buy.coingate.com may take up to an hour due to verification procedures. Consecutive purchases will [...]

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How to Install OpenCart from Scratch

Although it may seem easy for some, installing a clean version of OpenCart properly is essential to prevent future issues with various plugins, including the CoinGate Bitcoin payment plugin. Many of our clients sign up on CoinGate having just started their ventures into online shopping, without having deep knowledge of programming. Thus, [...]

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CoinGate Guide on Choosing Your Bitcoin Wallet

A Bitcoin wallet and some bitcoins are the two things you need to start using Bitcoin. This post covers the types and features of Bitcoin wallets, and the process of setting up Electrum and making your first transaction. So, what is a Bitcoin wallet? A Bitcoin wallet is software that enables you to generate Bitcoin addresses as well as [...]

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2016 in Review, and Our Plans for 2017

2016 was a great year for the whole cryptocurrency community, including us, CoinGate. We have introduced a bunch of updates and new features to our platform, and we are really pleased with the results! Here are 10 things we did with CoinGate last year, in no particular order: two new localizations implemented (Russian and Lithuanian); [...]

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