Lightning network support is experimental, as the lightning network itself.
Process with caution, and don't put large amounts in your lightning channels.
Before enabling lightning, please read all the warnings.
Lightning network in Bitcart is supported via Electrum's lightning network implementation
It has some limitations, please read the most up-to-date version at your admin panel.
Lightning network warnings
To enable lightning network, for each coin, run:
COINis coin symbol (i.e.
Note that it will utilize a bit more server resources, but not by much.
When enabled, you will be able to enable lightning on the wallets page.
Currently lightning is only supported in the native segwit wallets.
When opening a non-supported wallet (or if lightning is disabled in the daemon), you will see the following page:
Lightning unsupported page
If lightning is supported, by clicking on the lightning icon and accepting all warnings, it will be enabled for the wallet.
If lightning is enabled for a wallet, then, along with the regular coin payment method, a lightning one will be created.
As your Bitcart daemons are standalone lightning nodes, you will need to open lightning channels from scratch. You can use the lightning management page for this
Open lightning management page
Lightning management page
From the lightning management page, you will see your lightning balance, your node id, list of open channels, and you will be able to close, force-close or open new channels.
You can also pay lightning invoices from that page via your node.
From the checkout page, customers will be able to scan either the lightning invoice, or your node id.
That way they can open a channel with you
Lightning checkout scan tab
Lightning network copy tab