How to make a payment?

The article explains different ways to support a creator and gives a step by step guide on how to make each payments

Naufiya Mohamed avatar
Written by Naufiya Mohamed
Updated over a week ago

Buy Me a Coffee is a platform that allows creators to receive support from their fans and followers in various ways, including buying them a virtual cup of coffee, purchasing from their online shop, commissioning them for a project, or even funding their wishlist.

In this article, we'll guide you through the different payment options available on Buy Me a Coffee, so you can support your favourite creators in the way that works best for you.

To support

  1. Visit the homepage of your favourite creator.

  2. Click on the Support tab to access the support options.

  3. Choose the desired amount of "coffee" you wish to buy for them.

  4. Once you've selected the desired amount, click on the support button to complete the transaction.

  5. Your support will be sent to the creator to show your appreciation.

Note: Click here to see how to make an anonymous support.

To become a member

  1. Go to the homepage of the creator you wish to support and click on the Membership tab to access the membership options.

  2. If you want to join, then click on the Join button.

  3. Choose between two payment options: monthly or yearly.

  4. Complete the necessary payment details.

  5. Confirm your membership by following any additional prompts or instructions.

To make a purchase(Extras and Commissions)

You can purchase what your creators are selling through Extras and Commissions. Here are the steps to support your creator by making purchases.

How to purchase from Extras or Shops?

  1. Click on the Extras or Shop tab on your creator's home page.

  2. Choose the Shop Item you want to purchase and click on the โ€œget thisโ€ button.

  3. Then continue with the payment procedures.

How to make bookings through commissions?

  1. Go to the commissions tab on the home page.

  2. Choose the service you want and click on the โ€œBook thisโ€ button.

  3. Fill in the necessary details in the following modal and continue with the payment.


  1. Go to the creator's page and click on the Wishlist tab.

  2. A list of wishes or items will be displayed. Choose the specific wish you want to contribute to.

  3. Decide whether you want to contribute the whole amount or a partial amount.

  4. Follow the instructions provided to make your contribution.

  5. If contributing the whole amount, click on Fund this Wish tab. Or if contributing a partial amount, enter the desired contribution amount.

  6. Complete the transaction by providing any necessary information.

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