How to accept donations through Stripe using PHP

 Here is a basic example of how to accept donations through Stripe using PHP:

  1. Create a Stripe account and get your API keys:

    • Go to the Stripe website and sign up for an account.
    • Navigate to the Developers section and get your API keys.
  2. Create a form to collect payment information:

    • Create an HTML form with input fields for the donor's name, email, and credit card information.
  3. Validate the payment information on the server:

    • Use PHP to validate the payment information sent from the form.
  4. Create a Stripe charge:

    • Use the Stripe PHP library to create a charge using the payment information and the Stripe API keys.
  5. Handle the response from Stripe:

    • Check the response from Stripe to determine if the charge was successful.
    • If the charge was successful, you can send a thank-you email to the donor or store the transaction information in a database.

Here is an example of the code to create a Stripe charge in PHP:

require_once('vendor/autoload.php'); \Stripe\Stripe::setApiKey("sk_test_your_api_key_here"); 
$charge = \Stripe\Charge::create([ "amount" => 1000, "currency" => "usd", "source" => $_POST['stripeToken'], "description" => "Example charge" ]); 
echo 'Charge successful!'
} catch (\Stripe\Error\Card $e) { 
echo 'Charge failed.'

This is just a basic example to get you started. You will likely need to modify this code to fit your specific needs.


Most Popular

PhpStorm, return value is expected to be 'A', 'object' returned

Remove Unicode Zero Width Space PHP

Laravel file upload returns forbidden 403, file permission is 700 not 755