Tipping lets anyone reward Bitfinex users for their fun, interesting and quality content on Bitfinex Pulse as well as on other websites and social platforms.
How to accept tips on Bitfinex Pulse
If your Bitfinex account is verified to Basic Plus or a higher level, you can enable the tipping option from the Edit Profile section on Bitfinex Pulse.
Note: More information on verification levels may be found in the article Verification levels at Bitfinex.
If you wish to use the tipping function on other platforms outside of Bitfinex, simply copy your tipping URL and paste it on your website or platform by following the instructions at the bottom of this article.
How to tip on Bitfinex Pulse
You can tip users who have enabled their tipping feature on Bitfinex Pulse. You can find the tipping option by:
- using the Tip button that is displayed on the Bitfinex Pulse footer roll-over;
Note: You can also tip for pulse replies.
- hovering over the user’s profile when visiting the account’s profile page;
- Or accessing the user’s name from the Leaderboard.
The following currencies are currently supported for tipping:
- Tether tokens (USDt) on Ethereum and Tron
- Bitcoin on Lightning Network (LNX).
Important: To tip over the Lightning Network, you can use third-party apps or use Bitfinex mobile app’s Fast Pay.
How to use the Bitfinex Pulse tipping URL
You can customize the currency in which you wish to receive the tip by choosing from the drop down menu.
For example, the screenshot below shows a selection of Tether USDt on the Ethereum network. Once the currency has been chosen, the tipping URL or tipping link is ready to be copied and shared.
You can then paste the tipping URL anywhere on any platform where you want to accept tips. When your customers or users click on the tipping link, they will be directed directly to your address on Bitfinex as shown in the screenshot below.
How to use the Bitfinex Pulse tipping widget
You can enable this tipping feature as a widget on your external websites and blogs with your personalised message. To do so, once you have enabled tipping onto your Pulse account as instructed above, go to Edit Profile>Get Tipping Badge.
You can then insert your custom message, such as tip me and see a preview of the widget.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Bitfinex Support. We are happy to help!